Law of Desire Poster

Release Date: April 3rd, 1987

DVD Release Date: November 3rd, 2009

NC-17|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
When porn director Pablo (Eusebio Poncela) reluctantly breaks up with his boyfriend, Juan (Miguel Molina), he encourages him to stay in touch. Juan moves away to live in a lighthouse and eventually writes his ex, but in the interim Pablo has taken up with a psychotic new lover, Antonio (Antonio Banderas). Antonio intercepts their correspondence and flies into a towering rage, terrifying Pablo, but also inspiring him creatively as he works on a play about his transsexual sister (Carmen Maura).

Cast: Eusebio Poncela, Carmen Maura, Antonio Banderas, Miguel Molina, Manuela Velasco, Bibiana Fernández, Nacho Martínez, Helga Liné

Director: Pedro Almodóvar

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: El Deseo S.A.

Keywords: Love, 1980s, Madcap, Creative, Sister, Love triangle