Women on the Verge: Las chicas de Almodóvar

This brief season (Cornerhouse mounted a full retro in 1999) celebrates director Pedro Almodóvar’s women and re-visits many of the themes of volver: strength, the village, determination and humour in the face of adversity.

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Previously in this season


Three generations of women survive easterly wind, fire, madness, superstition and even death through goodness, lies and an unlimited vitality. From director Pedro Almodóvar and…

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Flower of My Secret

Leo (Marisa Paredes) is a forty-something romance novelist looking to expand her literary output whilst dealing with the rejection of her husband. Her bickering mum…

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Women on the Verge of Comedy and Drama

An afternoon discussion of topics such as gender, genre and comedy in Pedro Almodóvar’s films.

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