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Release Date: 1997

R|1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary
Victor (Liberto Rabal) goes to meet Elena (Francesca Neri) for a date. Elena, uninterested, tells Victor to leave the apartment before her dealer gets there. Their ensuing argument and struggle draw the attention of policemen Sancho (José Sancho) and David (Javier Bardem). As Elena flees, her gun goes off, paralyzing David. Six years later, Victor gets out of jail and begins having an affair with Sancho's wife, as David and Elena's marriage falls apart.

Cast: Javier Bardem, Francesca Neri, Liberto Rabal, Ángela Molina, José Sancho, Penélope Cruz, Pilar Bardem, Álex Angulo

Director: Pedro Almodóvar

Genres: Drama

Production Co: El Deseo S.A., Goldwyn Films

Keywords: Love, Dark, Police officer, Prison, Transformation, 1990s, Revenge, Wife, 1970s

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Nominated Film Not in the English Language
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)