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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)  link to Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown on IMDb  

Number: 406

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IMDb Rating:
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7.6/10 (25689 votes)

Country: Spanish, 88 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, French, Spanish

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy

Director(s): Pedro Almodóvar

Cast: Carmen Maura (as Pepa), Antonio Banderas (as Carlos), Julieta Serrano (as Lucía), María Barranco (as Candela), Rossy de Palma (as Marisa)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

Plot Outline: Pepas's lover, Iván, leaves her and she tries to contact him to find out why he's left. In her search for Iván, she confronts his wife and son, who are as clueless as she is. Meanwhile; Candela, her friend, is afraid the police might be looking for her because of her ex-boyfriend's, a muslim terrorist, criminal activities. As the plot develops, it is revealed that everyone's lives are more intertwined than they could have ever expected.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Apr 26, 2017