Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

  • Screenplay: Pedro Almodóvar
  • Directed by: Pedro Almodóvar
  • Cast: Carmen Maura, Antonio Banderas, Julieta Serrano, María Barranco, Rossy de Palma, Kiti Mánver, Guillermo Montesinos, Chus Lampreave, Loles León, Ángel de Andrés López, Fernando Guillén
  • Country: Spain
  • Year: 1988
  • Genre: comedy, drama
  • Runtime: 88
  • Language: Spanish

Synopsis

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, it is revealed that everyone's lives are more intertwined than they could have ever expected.