Penélope Cruz – the Queen of Spain Review

Penélope Cruz rescued silly comedy on the 1950s film set in Franco’s Spain, casting a larger-than-life actor in an interesting and exciting story. In a series of excitable silliness in the disposable and entertaining comedy directed by Trueda, Penélope Cruz grab the big break in 1992. Actually, it is perhaps the nearest matter that the year’s Berlin film festival has to a Carry On. One may be impatient for one or two groans and finger-drumming moments, where sentimental characters, unsuitable nostalgia and knowingly sexual politics; a kind of puppyish delightfulness could also be perceived, such as one or two laughs, a cute song on a film set.

Against the background of the 1950s, the film extended like an archive-reel montage from the opening credits, and tagged with the ironic “real” figures of the movie. Cruz played a gorgeously beautiful and much-married Spanish star, appearing in the film, which was co-funded by an American and the Spanish state. The reason why Spain fund the film is its resoundingly patriotic subject matter – centered on the story of Queen Isabella of Castile. She impresses me with an elegant suit, matching with a simple beret.

At present, let’s look back to several classic moments regarding the Oscar-winning actress.

Zoolander 2

Cruz’s impresses public with her artful performances in the film Zoolander 2. That takes a long time to know more about what the connection with the undervalued gifts of Penelope Cruz. This time she would like to flex her comic muscles, together with Sacha Baron Cohen in Grimsby. At the same time, she will not leave her state behind, and intend to star in comedy The Queen of Spain later this year. Aiming at celebrating the big break as the Interpol agent Valentina Valencia, a belated comedy sequel, here is a look back at her best roles.

When she was 18 years old, Cruz played a role on big screens for the first time in the lurid comedy drama. While to a certain extent, the overblown sex scenes seem unsuitable for her young age. Casting the daughter of a prostitute in the village, she outperformed herself and made a breakthrough through vibrant performances, indicating greater things to come. In 1997, she began to receive praises from international stage after appearances in a science fiction. She managed to leave a lasting impression while the public eyes fell on the intricate story itself.


Her cooperation with Pedro Almodóvar began from a small role in Live Flesh and resumed with a more attractive role in All About My Mother. For the eccentric family surrounding a mother, she reminded audiences of her gifts after numerous appearances in films.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

The first Hollywood film took good advantages of Cruz, was filmed in Spain and it allowed her show her charm in languages. As the ex-wife of Javier Bardem, she outshined her co-stars and proved it a big success with Woody Allen’s sparkling dialogue, netting her the first Academy Awards as a best supporting actress.

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