The actor opens up about his relationship with the director, their new collaboration — and how a heart attack changed him.

It's no exaggeration to say that Antonio Banderas has spent 37 years preparing for his latest role. In Pain and Glory the Spanish actor plays Salvador Mallo, a thinly veiled facsimile of his close friend and longtime collaborator, director Pedro Almodóvar, with whom he first worked on 1982's Labyrinth of Passion. It's a remarkably honest and at times unflattering self-portrait by Almodóvar, led by arguably the best performance of Banderas's career, winning him a shower of critical praise and

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