About

Pepa resolves to kill herself with a batch of sleeping-pill-laced gazpacho after her lover leaves her. Fortunately, she is interrupted by a deliciously chaotic series of events.

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Directed by

Pedro Almodóvar

Written by

Pedro Almodóvar (Screenplay)

Runtime

88 minutes

Country

Spain

Language

Spanish

Tagline

A comedy about someone you know

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#818 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#430 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

#78 on The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film