Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

1988 / 90' / Spain / In Spanish, with Eng & Chi subtitles / Color

Tickets are available from 10am on Saturday 19 January online and at Cinematheque.Passion ticket office. Ticket price is MOP$60. Full-time students and senior citizens age 65 or above can enjoy 50% discount. Each purchase of 10 regular tickets or more can also enjoy 20% discount.

“Women are stronger than men. They face more directly the problems that confront them.” -- Almodóvar

★ Carmen Maura – Winner of Best Actress, Venice Film Festival (1988)

Winner of Best Screenplay, Venice Film Festival (1988)

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, a Muslim terrorist, and his criminal activities. As the plot develops, these women discover that everyone's lives are more intertwined than they could have ever expected.

Cast: Carmen Maura, María Barranco, Julieta Serrano, Antonio Banderas