Loving Pablo

Specific information

Director: Fernando León de Aranoa
Production company: B2Y EOOD, Escobar Films
Production services in Colombia: Dynamo
Filming locations: Bogotá, Medellín, Girardot, Villavicencio, Colombia.
Cast: Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz.
Production Year: 2016


Drama about drug lord Pablo Escobar, based on Colombian journalist Virginia Vallejo’s memoir Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar. The film portrays Vallejo’s love affair with the founder and leader of the Medellin cartel in the mid-80s, as Escobar rose to become the most powerful and feared drug lord in the world, with all the political and social repercussions this entailed.