It is an impossible choice to pick only one of Pedro Almodovar’s movies, but if there was a gun to my head, I would probably choose this one. Funny, touching, full of life and optimism, it’s an amazing roller coaster of emotions that you have to watch! Penélope Cruz should have won the Oscar for best actress that year (I am sorry Helen Mirren, but it’s true).

Release Date
March 2006
2 h 01 min
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Pedro Almodóvar
Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas, Blanca Portillo, Yohana Cobo, Chus Lampreave, Antonio de la Torre, Carlos Blanco, María Isabel Díaz, Neus Sanz, Leandro Rivera, Yolanda Ramos, Carlos García Cambero, Natalia Roig, Eli Iranzo, Fanny de Castro, Concha Galán, Magdalena Brotto, Pepa Aniorte, Isabel Ayúcar, Elvira Cuadrupani, María Alfonsa Rosso, Agustín Almodóvar, Mila Espiga, Valeria Vereau
Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) works and lives Madrid with her husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her sister Sole (Lola Dueñas) lives nearby and they both miss their mother Irene (Carmen Maura), who died several years ago in a house fire along with their father. A former neighbor from their hometown reports that she has seen the ghost of Irene and both daughters do not believe her. After a murder and a family tragedy, Irene's spirit materializes around her daughters to help comfort them.

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