“A voluptuary of a film, drunk on primary colors, caressing Penelope Cruz, using the devices of a Hitchcock to distract us with surfaces while the sinister uncoils beneath.” - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
“A film lover's delight.” - Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
Passion, creativity, and guilt are explored in Almodóvar’s story of the now blind filmmaker Harry Caine. When the powerful millionaire Ernesto Martel dies, Harry reminisces about his professional downfall and the jealous and catastrophic battle with Ernesto over actress Lena.
Awards & Nominations
Nominee - Best Film Not in the English Language, BAFTA Awards
Nominee - Palme d'Or, Cannes
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