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Ma ma (2016)



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Recently diagnosed with cancer, a woman (Penelope Cruz) forms a sudden bond with a widowed soccer scout (Luis Tosar) in this deeply personal drama from Spanish director Julio Medem.

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Luis Tosar
as Arturo
Anna Jimenez
as Natasha
Elena Carranza
as TV Reporter
Nicolas DeVicente
as TV Reporter
Virginia Avila
as ICU Nurse
Anabel Maurin
as Radiologist
Miguel Mota
as ICU Doctor
Monica Sagrera
as Tia Sofia
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All Critics (44) | Top Critics (18)

A hugely charismatic turn by Penélope Cruz is wasted.

June 24, 2016 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Without Cruz, this movie might not have added up to as much. But with her vivid presence, it shimmers and throbs.

June 23, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Cruz gives a big-hearted performance in a very demanding role.

June 22, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Pah to logic and believability!

June 20, 2016 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
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Not unlike Ali MacGraw in the equally apocryphal Love Story, the closer our heroine inches toward death's door, the more physically attractive she becomes. Phooey!

June 17, 2016 | Rating: 0/5 | Full Review…

This is an old-school tearjerker, designed to get audiences sniffling in the dark.

June 17, 2016 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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