Pedro Almodovar at the 62nd San Sebastian International Film Festival at the Kursaal Palace on Sept. 25, 2014 in San Sebastian, Spain.
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January 4, 2015 10:12 AM EST

Pedro Almodóvar’s next film will be called Silencio and will begin shooting in April, the director told the Financial Times. The script has been completed and the film is in its casting phase.

Almodóvar described the film as a “return to the cinema of women” and said it would feature a female lead in the interview released Friday.

“It’s called Silencio because that’s the principal element that drives the worst things that happen to the main female protagonist,” he said.

[Financial Times]

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