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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios) (1988)

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
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María Barranco María Barranco
Kiti Manver Kiti Manver
Paulina Morales
Chus Lampreave Chus Lampreave
Portera Testiga de Jehová

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Pedro Almodóvar Pedro Almodóvar
Jean Cocteau Jean Cocteau
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5 years ago at Aug 30 23:19
This movie certainly represents progresses in many of the most interesting aspects of Almodóvar's earlier works, the radical subjectivity of feelings, emotions and the exaggeration of strange mix of melodrama and comedy. Misunderstandings and confusion, as well as situations of vaudeville make the movie look like a comic farce, but firm touch of Almodovar's gift to make things different, with its... read more

A good movie

2 years ago at Sep 14 20:44
Pedro Almodovar is one of those directors that I have always admired but he never became a personal favorite of mine. Indeed, he is what you can call a real author who has created his own style and, therefore, he always got my respect but, honestly, I always had a hard time with his work and this movie was not an exception. Basically, it is a typical example of what he did in the 80's, some colorf... read more
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Description: A woman's lover leaves her, and she tries to contact him to find out why he's left. She confronts his wife and son, who are as clueless as she. Meanwhile her girlfriend is afraid the police are looking for her because of her boyfriend's criminal activities. They talk to a female lawyer, who turns out to be the lover's new lover, and everyone's path keeps crossing each other's in a very complicated and confusing manner. Written by Ed Sutton {esutton@mindspring.com} ... (more)
Release date: 11 November 1988
UPC: 027616860439
Tags: Spain (10), 1980s (9), 1988 (8), Spanish (7), Comedy (6), (2), Relationships (2), Apartment (2), Drama (2), Suicide Attempt (2), Adultery (2), Humor (2), Love (1), Actress (1), Sleeping Pill (1), Friendship (1), Farce (1), Man With Glasses (1), Infidelity (1), S (1)
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