Previously at the ICA - Films
25 Mar 2012
A mix of black humour, melodrama, fantasy and violence in Almodovar's stylish 1986 drama, in which an ex-bullfighter and a female lawyer, both turned on by killing, and a young man who confesses to murders he didn’t commit are drawn together.
The film will be introduced by psychoanalyst Andrea Sabbadini and followed by a discussion with guest speaker Professor Peter Evans.
Part of the Screening Conditions 'Eros and Thanatos' series, which examines the cinematic portrayal of love and death from a psychoanalytic perspective.
Dir: Pedro Almodovar, Spain, 1986, 18 cert, Color, 110 mins
Cast: Assumpta Serna, Antonio Banderas, Nacho Martinez, Carmen Maura