Truly original, the Oscar-winning Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar (Bad Education, Talk To Her, All About My Mother) is celebrated for his characteristically flamboyant and eccentric cinematic style. Three more of his films will now be available together in a DVD box-set.
Law of Desire (1987)
An unbridled send-up of the absurdities of human desire, a wildly funny film that took American and European audiences by storm and immediately established director Pedro Almodovar. ‘Law Of Desire’ features a fabulous trio – Pablo, a famous Madrid director for whom men are prepared to die, his new love-crazed boyfriend Antonio, and Pablo’s gorgeous and flamboyant transsexual sister Tina. Pablo is suffering because Juan, his lover, shares his steamy passion but not his commitment, and has returns to his village in southern Spain. Trying to forget him, Pablo is seduced by the tall, dark, handsome and heterosexual Antonio who, in the space of 24 hours, goes from having his first gay affir, to being Pablo’s demanding – and threatening – lover. Pablo makes the mistake of dismissing Antonio as inconsequential but Antonio intends to pursue his passions to their ultimate conclusion. Stars Antoio Banderas.
Young cosmetologist Kika is called to the mansion of rich American Nicholas in order to make up the corpse of his stepson Ramon. As it turns out, Ramon is not actually dead and he begins an affair with Kika. However the path of true love never does run smooth and the pair must survive the threats of Kika’s previous affair with Nicholas, the mystery surrounding the all-too-suspicious death of Ramon’s mother and Ramon’s former psychologist.
Flower Of My Secret (1995)
A departure for Almodovar into full-blooded melodrama. Leo leads a secret deouble life as an author of romantic fiction. However her success as the best-selling ‘Amanda Gris’ hasn’t brought her happiness and things are getting worse. Her husband doesn’t love her, her best friend is strangely distracted and her mother & sister are too busy bickering to notice that anything’s wrong. Abandoned by her muse and seeking solace in the bottle since the collapse of her marriage, an unlikely rescuer sets her on a collision course to a new emotional entanglement...
- Region 4
- Standard Edition
- 1.33 : 1
- Dolby Digital Surround 5.1
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