By eug | eugonline September 10, 2006 at 5:14AM
Caught in the bright light of photographer Henny Garfunkel's flash are Penelope Cruz and Pedro Almodovar just after they made their way into the small VIP room at the Chanel store on Bloor St. West, Friday night. The two joined the party after the gala screening of their new film, "Volver. I had the pleasure of sitting across from Cruz at dinner last weekend in Telluride and expect we will cross paths fairly often in the coming months - she is a shoo-in for considerable awards season attention.
Penelope and Pedro dropped in for cocktails at Sony Pictures Classics' dinner last night, but Almodovar had to call it an early night...he hurt his back while exercising yesterday and a Toronto Maple Leafs physician was dispatched to fix him up before today's fest press junket.
[photo © eugene hernandez/indieWIRE]