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The Flower of My Secret (La flor de mi secreto)

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Starring (View all)
Marisa Paredes Marisa Paredes
Leocadia Macías / Amanda Gris
Juan Echanove Juan Echanove
Ángel
Carme Elias Carme Elias
Betty
Chus Lampreave Chus Lampreave
Jacinta
Kiti Manver Kiti Manver
Manuela


Written by
Dorothy Parker Dorothy Parker
short story The lovely leave


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An average movie

8 years, 1 month ago at Apr 18 11:48
1 vote
I wonder if this movie was the fist one I saw directed by Pedro Almodovar. At least, it was definitely the first I saw in the movie theater and I even saw it when it was released. To be honest, I was rather disappointed by the whole thing. I mean, back then, I wasn’t really familiar with this director but since I kept hearing he was one of the best directors in the world, I had some rather high ... read more

The Flower of My Secret

4 years, 6 months ago at Nov 16 23:27
1 vote
What a strange film this is for a provocateur like Pedro Almodóvar. The Flower of My Secret is so tranquil and subdued that it nearly tips into the middlebrow provincialism that he so proudly flaunted before. There’s still a series of great female roles, populated by some of his favorite actresses, and here is a transitional film that would make a way for his richer, more mature works like All ... read more

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2 years, 4 months ago at Jan 25 3:42
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(Mu) Pasión y un poco de amor loco, con fondo de identidades y talentos literarios contrapuestos y una fuga al campo reparador donde la Chus Lampreave, mamá de todos, le dice a Marisa que es una vaca sin cencerro, hermoso....
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Release date: 8 March 1996
UPC: 043396009721
Tags: Spain (5), 1990s (4), 1995 (3), Spanish (3), Drama (2), Almodovar (2), Foreign Language (1), 90's (1), Unreleased (1), HQ (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Sort (1), SnP (1)
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“(Mu) Pasión y un poco de amor loco, con fondo de identidades y talentos literarios contrapuestos y una fuga al campo reparador donde la Chus Lampreave, mamá de todos, le dice a Marisa que es una vaca sin cencerro, hermoso....” read more

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"An understated Almodovar, with less focus on dramatic action. "


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The Flower of My Secret

“What a strange film this is for a provocateur like Pedro Almodóvar. The Flower of My Secret is so tranquil and subdued that it nearly tips into the middlebrow provincialism that he so proudly flaunted before. There’s still a series of great female roles, populated by some of his favorite actresses, and here is a transitional film that would make a way for his richer, more mature works like All About My Mother, Volver, and Bad Education.   What really manifests throughout is how the entire film feels like an artist doing warm-up exercises for those later films. While it’s always a joy to watch Marisa Paredes tear into Almodóvar’s words, there just isn’t enough energy elsewhere to match her Douglas Sirkian heroine cracking up under artistic unfulfillment and sexual repression. ” read more

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“I wonder if this movie was the fist one I saw directed by Pedro Almodovar. At least, it was definitely the first I saw in the movie theater and I even”

johanlefourbe posted a review 8 years, 1 month ago

An average movie

“I wonder if this movie was the fist one I saw directed by Pedro Almodovar. At least, it was definitely the first I saw in the movie theater and I even saw it when it was released. To be honest, I was rather disappointed by the whole thing. I mean, back then, I wasn’t really familiar with this director but since I kept hearing he was one of the best directors in the world, I had some rather high expectations. Basically, after making a serie of over-the-top wild comedies, this movie was Almodovar’s first attempt to make something slightly more serious but, since it was his first attempt, it only partially worked, I’m afraid. I mean, as usual with this director, the characters were quite eccentric but even though they were fairly interesting, I can’t say I really cared about what they” read more

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