Almodóvar En Total: High Heels (Tacones lejanos) | Denver Film Society | Pedro Almodovar

Almodóvar En Total: High Heels

Tacones lejanos

Pedro Almodovar

1991112 min


No upcoming showtimes scheduled.


Saturday, August 12th, 4:30pm. Monday, August 14th, 4:30pm
Mother Becky (Marisa Paredes) and daughter Rebecca (Victoria Abril) meet again when Becky returns to Madrid after a decade and a half spent in Mexico. Resentment boils to the surface as Rebecca recalls a childhood spent with a largely absent mother, who was more concerned with her own career and multiple lovers. Now that they have reunited, Becky finds out Rebecca is married to one of her old flames. A love triangle ensues and murder becomes inevitable in this Douglas Sirk-ian melodrama.

Saturday screenings will have an extended introduction by Ernesto R. Acevedo-Muñoz, Ph.D.
Director of Film Studies at the University of Colorado/Boulder and author of the book, Pedro Almodovar.

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Cast: Marisa Paredes, Victoria Abril and Miguel Bosé