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3,351 Ratings

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios

Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Spain, 1988
Comedy

Synopsis

Dumped by her cad lover, soap actress Carmen Maura considers suicide by barbituate-laced gazpacho. But her life is soon invaded by a series of distractions, first by her ditsy friend Maria Barranco, who has recently discovered her boyfriend’s a terrorist…

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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Directed by Pedro Almodóvar

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1988

Berlin International Film Festival

1990

Academy Awards

1989 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

Toronto International Film Festival

1988

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