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#855 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)

#855 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

1988 // Spain // Pedro Almodóvar

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WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN ("Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios," 1988, Spain)

MUJERES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE NERVIOS || 1988, Spain || Comedy || Directed by – Pedro Almodovar / Written by – Pedro Almodovar / Produced by – Augustin Almodovar, Pedro Almodovar, Antonio Llorens / Music by – Bernardo Bonezzi / Cinematography by – José Luis Alcaine / Editing by – José Salcedo / Starring – Carmen Maura, Antonio Banderas, Julieta Serrano, Rossy de Palma, Maria Barrando / Running time: 89 mins. 342 more words


Carmen Maura Toplines Invicta Films’ ‘The Kids Are Back’

Former Pedro Almodovar muse Carmen Maura (“Volver,” “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown”) leads a stellar cast from Mexico that includes Cecilia Suarez (“Spanglish”), Fernando Lujan (“Nora’s Will”) and Irene Azuela (“Miss Bala”) in Invicta Films’ first feature film, “The Kids Are Back.” The directorial debut of film critic-researcher Hugo Lara, the $2 million high -concept comedy kicked off principal photography last week in Mexico, and is targeted for a release in the Fall of next year. 199 more words


VANITY ("La vanité," 2015, Switzerland / France)

LA VANITÉ || 2015, Switzerland / France || Drama || Directed by – Lionel Baier / Written by – Lionel Baier, Julien Bouissoux / Produced by – Estelle Fialon, Yael Fogiel, Laetitia Gonzalez, Caroline Gudinchet, Frédéric Mermoud, Agnieszka Ramu / Cinematography – Patrick Lindenmaier / Starring – Patrick Lapp, Carmen Maura, Ivan Georgiev / Running time: 75 mins.

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Pedro Almodóvar


  • Penélope Cruz as Raimunda
  • Carmen Maura as Irene
  • Lola Dueñas as Sole
  • Yohana Cobo as Paula
  • Blanca Portillo as Augustina…
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Volver (2006)

Written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar

Starring: Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas, Blanca Portillo, Yohana Cobo, Chus Lampreave


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