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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios

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Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Spain, 1988
Comedy

Synopsis

Dumped by her lover Iván, soap actress Pepa needs to track him down to deliver an important message. But her life is soon invaded by a series of distractions: Pepa’s friend Candela might have got involved in a terrorist plot, while Iván’s son, who is flat-hunting, ends up visiting Pepa’s apartment.

Synopsis

Dumped by her lover Iván, soap actress Pepa needs to track him down to deliver an important message. But her life is soon invaded by a series of distractions: Pepa’s friend Candela might have got involved in a terrorist plot, while Iván’s son, who is flat-hunting, ends up visiting Pepa’s apartment.

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Women on the Verge of a Nervous BreakdownDirected byPedro Almodóvar

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1988 | 2 wins including: Best Actress
2019
Academy Awards
1989 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film
Toronto International Film Festival
1988 | Winner: People's Choice Award

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