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3.5
881 Ratings

Matador

Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Spain, 1986
Thriller, Crime, Cult

Synopsis

Diego is a matador unable to get back into the ring after having been impaled by a bull. He is reduced to teaching the art of bullfighting to younger folks, including a fan, Angel, (Banderas) who is a little twisted: he can’t stand the sight of blood. A Pedro Almodóvar brilliant early black comedy.

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Matador Directed by Pedro Almodóvar

Awards & Festivals

National Society of Film Critics Awards

1989 | Winner: Special Award

Goya Awards

1987 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor

Queer Lisboa

2001

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