Friday, March 26, 2010

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown


61st Academy Awards: Best Foreign Film Nominee
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios)
1988
Spain
Color
Directed by Pedro Almodóvar

Plot: 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)

Theme: Drama

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