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Antonio Banderas, Pedro Almodovar on friendship and film
Antonio Banderas, Pedro Almodovar on friendship and film

In the 25 years since he started making movies with Pedro Almodóvar, Antonio Banderas says one thing hasn't changed: The iconoclastic director is still leading Banderas toward the edge of the creative abyss. And he is still diving in. "Basically what you have to do with Pedro Almodóvar is take a leap of faith as an actor," Banderas said recently, settling into a sofa after a cigarette break in a Beverly Hills hotel suite. "Sometimes you're working with him and you feel like he's pushing you to a cliff. And he says, 'Jump!' And you say, 'But Pedro, I'm going to kill myself.' 'Jump! You have to trust me!'" ...

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