Sunday Cinematheque at The Chazen: The Cinema of Pedro Almodóvar
Live Flesh | Spain | 1997 | 35mm | 103 min. | Spanish with English subtitles Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Cast: Javier Bardem, Francesca Neri, Penelope Cruz A single bullet triggers a web of trysts and showdowns in one of Almodóvar’s sexiest thrillers. Bardem stars as a plainclothes cop paralyzed by a gunshot on a domestic violence call. Six years later, he and the victim are married when the perp returns, newly released from jail. Future muse Penelope Cruz makes her first appearance in an Almodóvar movie as Victor’s mother in the film’s prologue.