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Gilbert Speaks on Alejandro Agresti's "Valentin"

This little gem, which was written and directed by Alejandro Agresti, and is based on his childhood, is a worthy addition to my Granny’s Insomnia Theater… 723 more words

Media Luna Boards Carmen Maura Comedy 'Oh Mamy Blue' (EXCLUSIVE)

Sales agent Media Luna has boarded as a co-producer on comedy “Oh Mamy Blue,” which stars Carmen Maura, best known for Pedro Almodovar movies like “Volver.” 229 more words


Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)

Dir. Pedro Almodovar. Starring Carmen Maura, Maria Barranco, Antonio Banderas

From a narrative perspective, it is a minor miracle that Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown  1,477 more words


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

#855 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

1988 // Spain // Pedro Almodóvar

Criterion Collection (LINK)

I seldom approach a film via its title since most of the time it’s a commercial decision rather than artistic choice, while the remaining film titles are simply forgettable. 646 more words

Criterion Collection

Review - WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN ("Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios," Pedro Almodovar, 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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