“A feminist comedy with real bite; it always brings down the house.” - Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune
“A fiendish comedy full of prickles and pain and the bright shiny pinks of a matador's cape.” - Rita Kempley, Washington Post
Almodóvar’s idiosyncratic farce finds Pepa, recently abandoned by her lover Ivan and desperate to find out why. On her journey for the truth she bumps into Ivan’s son and fiance, and a terrorist cell who have been secretly holding her best friend hostage.
Awards & Nominations
Nominee - Best Foreign Language Film, Academy Awards
Nominee - Best Film not in the English Language, BAFTA Awards
Winner - Best Lead Actress (Carmen Maura), Best Supporting Actress (María Barranco), Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Film, Goya Awards
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