Pedro Almodóvar’s La Mala Educación (Bad Education) finished shooting in 2003. The film, which stars Gael García Bernal as the transvestite Ángel/Juan/Zahara, opened the 2004 Cannes Film Festival. The film won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Foreign Language Film and the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Film. It was also nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film.

Film Factoid: It took Almodóvar over 10 years to create the story structure for La Mala Educación, the ending of which was only resolved during editing.