Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Release Date: November 11th, 1988
R|1 hr. 28 min.
When Pepa Marcos' (Carmen Maura) lover Ivan (Fernando Guillén) suddenly leaves her without any explanation, she embarks on a strange journey to discover why. On the way she meets a variety of eccentric characters, including Ivan's son from a previous relationship (Antonio Banderas), his fiancee Marissa (Rossy de Palma) and a Shiite terrorist cell who have been secretly holding her best friend Candela (María Barranco) hostage. It's a film noir take on the romantic comedy.
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Genres: Comedy drama
Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Orion Pictures