Loving Pablo

Loving Pablo Synopsis

Loving Pablo chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar (Javier Bardem) and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo (Penélope Cruz) throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.

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Loving Pablo Cast & Crew

Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem as Pablo Escobar

As Spain’s most internationally acclaimed actor, Academy Award-winner JAVIER BARDEM has captivated audiences worldwide with his diverse performances. In May 2017, Bardem starred in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the fifth installment to the hit franchise, as Captain Armando Salazar. He can next be seen in Darren Aronofsky’s mother! Opposite Jennifer Lawrence, releasing on September 15, 2017 by Paramount Pictures, as well as Fernando Leon’s Loving Pablo, in which he stars as the title role alongside Penélope Cruz. Read More

Penélope Cruz

Penélope Cruz as Virginia Vallejo

Academy Award winner PENÉLOPE CRUZ has proven herself to be one of the most versatile actresses by playing a variety of compelling characters, and becoming the first actress from Spain to be nominated and win for an Academy Award. First introduced to American audiences in the Spanish films Jamon, Jamon and Belle Epoque, in 1998 she starred in her first English language film, Hi-Lo Country for director Stephen Frears opposite Woody Harrelson, Patricia Arquette and Billy Crudup. In 1999, Cruz won the Best Actress award at the 13th Annual Goya Awards given by the Spanish Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences for her role in Fernando Trueba’s The Girl of Your Dreams. Read More

Peter Sarsgaard

Peter Sarsgaard as Agent Shepard

PETER SARSGAARD is renowned for his range and ability to access what is behind the often-complicated facades of the characters he plays. Sarsgaard can most recently be seen in Pablo Larrain’s award-winning film, Jackie. The film follows the First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963. Sarsgaard plays Robert Kennedy opposite Natalie Portman as Jackie. The film had its world premiere at the 2016 Venice Film Festival, then continued on to play the Toronto International Film Festival where is was picked up by Fox Searchlight. The film was released in December of 2016. Read More

Fernando León De Aranoa

Fernando León De Aranoa Director / Writer

FERNANDO LEÓN DE ARANOA became well known with the debut of his acclaimed film Mondays in the Sun starring Javier Bardem, which was honored at the 2002 Goya Awards, winning five awards including Best Picture and Best Director. The film triumphed in the San Sebastian Film Festival, taking the Golden Shell for Best Film. The Spanish Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences selected the film to represent Spain at the Academy Awards® in the category of Best Foreign Language Film. Read More

Loving Pablo In The Press

Loving Pablo was submitted to the following film festivals:

San Sebastián Film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival 2017
Venice Film Festival 2017