Victoria Abril,  Marisa Paredes,  Miguel Bosé


This Pedro Almodovar classic is a feast for sore eyes. Sumptuous and breathtaking cinematography, set in Madrid. All kinds of love and heartbreak are possible in this colourful world...

A girl's mother returns after 15 years to find her daughter has married one of her (the mother's) old boyfriends. They try to mend their broken mother/daughter relationship and deal with their common lover.

best line

Rebeca: [announcing her husband's murder on the television news] According to the autopsy, the victim had had sexual relations shortly before he died. I can only add it was not with me.


The pink Chanel dress that Rebecca (Victoria Abril) wears in a part of this film is the same one worn by La Agrado (Antonia San Juan) in "Todo Sobre Mi Madre".