[cert 15, 121 mins]

Three generations of women survive fire, insanity and even death in Pedro Almodovar’s film. The women are sisters, Raimunda and Sole, Raimunda’s teenage daughter and their mother, who dies in a fire but who miraculously appears before them. Almodovar cleverly blends melodrama, thriller and romance.

Director:Pedro Almodovar

Starring:Penelope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Duenas

Level:AS, A2, GCSE

Subjects:Film Studies, Media Studies, Spanish

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