"Director: Pedro Almodóvar"

  • Volver [2006]Volver | DVD | (13/08/2007) from £5.99   |  Saving you £10.00 (166.94%)   |  RRP £15.99

    Penelope Cruz stars in the latest Pedro Almodovar film about three generations of women and how they deal with death.

  • Women on The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown [DVD] [2017]Women on The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown | DVD | (20/02/2017) from £7.99   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    When Iván (Fernando Guillén) jilts long-time lover, actress Pepa (Carmen Maura), she plans her suicide; lacing her gazpacho soup with barbiturates. She is, however saved by her best friend Candela (Maria Barranco), a fugitive from the law. Further adding to the chaos, Ivan's son (Antonio Banderas) and his finance Marisa (Rossy de Palma) turn up at the apartment. Bored with the situation, Marisa inadvertently ingests the gazpacho and as she blissfully snoozes, her fiancé inaugurates an affair with Carmen's fugitive friend. Pedro Almodóvar directs this fact-moving, surreal farce of obsessive love, garnering him an Academy Award® nomination. Extras: Around Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Introduction by José Arroyo Trailer

  • Pain & Glory BD [Blu-ray] [2019]Pain & Glory BD | Blu Ray | (13/01/2020) from £10.65   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Salvador Mallo is a veteran film director, afflicted by multiple ailments, the worst of which is his inability to continue filming. His physical condition doesn't allow it and, if he can't film again, his life has no meaning. The mixture of medications, along with an occasional flirtation with heroin, means that Salvador spends most of his day prostrate. This drowsy state transports him back to reflect on his childhood in the 60s, when he emigrated with his parents to Paterna, a village in Valencia, in search of prosperity, and the struggles and improvising his Mother made so that the family could survive. The appearance of his first desire and his first adult love in the Madrid of the 80s. In recovering his past, Salvador finds the urgent need to recount it, and in that need he also finds his salvation.

  • All About My Mother [1999]All About My Mother | DVD | (28/02/2000) from £5.79   |  Saving you £14.20 (71.00%)   |  RRP £19.99

    A Greek saying states that only women who have washed their eyes with tears can see clearly.

  • Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! [1990]Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! | DVD | (27/12/2004) from £6.35   |  Saving you £13.64 (214.80%)   |  RRP £19.99

    A love story with strings attached! Recently released from a mental institution Ricky (Banderas) sets in motion his grand plan. Hunting down the porn star with whom he once had sex Ricky tries to convince her to be his wife. However when she's somewhat reluctant to say the least to take up his offer of marriage he vows to tie her down to endear himself to her...

  • Pedro Almodovar Collection [DVD] [2009]Pedro Almodovar Collection | DVD | (03/08/2009) from £13.55   |  Saving you £-0.56 (N/A%)   |  RRP £12.99

    Titles Comprise: 1. Volver: After her death a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life. Of her family left in the town her ghost slowly becomes a comfort to her daughters as well as her grandchild. 2. Talk To Her (aka: Hable Con Ella): After a chance encounter at a theater two men Benigno and Marco meet at a private clinic where Benigno works. Lydia Marco's girlfriend and a bullfighter by profession has been gored and is in a coma. It so happens that Benigno is looking after another woman in a coma Alicia a young ballet student. 3. Bad Education (aka: La Mala Educacion): Acclaimed Spanish director Pedro Almodovar's serio-comic examination on the effect of Franco-era religious schooling and sexual abuse on the lives of two longtime friends. 4. All About My Mother: From acclaimed Spanish director Pedro Almodovar a stunning valentine to femininity in all its disguises motherhood in all its glory and to classic Hollywood melodramas and their diva actresses.

  • Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown [DVD]Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown | DVD | (01/07/2002) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £15.99

    Creating 'one of the jauntiest of all war-of-the-sexes comedies' (Pauline Kael), Pedro Almodovar, Spain's premiere writer-director, creates an off-kilter universe of madness, mayhem and pure fun. Nominated for the 1988 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and co-starring Antonio Banderas, Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown is 'a wild, wanton, wickedly witty farce' (People)!; ; High atop one of Spain's poshest penthouses, three women have come to the end of their mental ropes. ...

  • High Heels [DVD] [1991]High Heels | DVD | (17/08/2009) from £17.53   |  Saving you £-1.54 (N/A%)   |  RRP £15.99

    High Heels (aka: Tacones Lejanos)

  • The Skin I Live In [Blu-ray]The Skin I Live In | Blu Ray | (26/12/2011) from £8.99   |  Saving you £14.00 (155.73%)   |  RRP £22.99

    From acclaimed director Pedro Almodovar comes The Skin I Live In...Ever since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard (Antonio Banderas), an eminent plastic surgeon, has been interested in creating a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he manages to cultivate a skin that is a real shield against every assault. In addition to years of study and experimentation, Robert needed a further three things: no scruples, an accomplice and a human guinea pig. Scruples were never a problem. Marilia, the woman who looked after him from the day he was born, is his most faithful accomplice. And as for the human guinea pig...

  • Broken Embraces [DVD]Broken Embraces | DVD | (01/02/2010) from £4.69   |  Saving you £15.30 (76.50%)   |  RRP £19.99

    Acclaimed director Pedro Almodovar reteams with his muse Penelope Cruz for a moving and tragic story of one man's struggle with his self and a love lost that threatens to tear everything he has ever known.

  • Broken Embraces [Blu-ray]Broken Embraces | Blu Ray | (01/02/2010) from £8.99   |  Saving you £16.00 (64.00%)   |  RRP £24.99

    Acclaimed director Pedro Almodovar reteams with his muse Penelope Cruz for a moving and tragic story of one man's struggle with his self and a love lost that threatens to tear everything he has ever known.

  • Julieta [DVD] [2016]Julieta | DVD | (09/01/2017) from £6.35   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Julieta is a teacher of fifty five. She writes a long letter to her daughter, Antía, trying to explain all the things she has kept secret from her over the last 30 years. When she has finished her confession, she doesn't know where to post the letter. Her daughter abandoned her when she was eighteen and Julieta hasn't heard from her in the past twelve years. She has searched everywhere, but now realises that Antía has become a total stranger to her. JULIETA is about destiny, guilt complex and the unfathomable mystery that leads some people to abandon those they love, erasing them as if they meant nothing. It is also about the pain that this brutal desertion provokes in the victim.

  • Bad Education / Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down / Live Flesh / All About My Mother / Talk To Her [2004]Bad Education / Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down / Live Flesh / All About My Mother / Talk To Her | DVD | (27/12/2004) from £20.98   |  Saving you £29.01 (58.00%)   |  RRP £49.99

    Bad Education (aka La Mala Educacion) (2004): Acclaimed Spanish director Pedro Almodovar's serio-comic examination on the effect of Franco-era religious schooling and sexual abuse on the lives of two longtime friends. Tie Me Up Tie Me Down (aka Atame!) (1990): A love story with strings attached! Recently released from a mental institution Ricky (Banderas) sets in motion his grand plan. Hunting down the porn star with whom he once had sex Ricky tries to convince her t

  • The Skin I Live In [DVD]The Skin I Live In | DVD | (26/12/2011) from £5.99   |  Saving you £14.00 (233.72%)   |  RRP £19.99

    Ever since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has been interested in creating a new skin with which he could have saved her.

  • Pedro Almodóvar: The Ultimate Collection [DVD]Pedro Almodóvar: The Ultimate Collection | DVD | (26/12/2011) from £20.65   |  Saving you £-2.16 (-11.70%)   |  RRP £18.49

    Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down Ricky (Antonio Banderas) is released from a mental hospital, and knows exactly what he wants to do with his life, and his new found freedom. He hunts down Marina (Victoria Abril), a porn film star he once had sex with, and tries to convince her to be his wife. She is a bit reluctant, so Ricky ties her up until she falls in love with him...Will this approach endear him to her? This dark comedy from Oscar winning director Pedro Almodovar brings you an alternative love story... with strings attached! Bad Education Academy Award winning filmmaker Pedro Almodovar takes a look at his own adolescence as well as confronting the issue of sexual misconduct in the Catholic Church in this stylish thriller, which was chosen to open the 2004 Cannes Film Festival. In 1980s Madrid two young men, filmmaker Ignacio (Fele Martinez, Talk To Her) and aspiring actor Enrique (Gael Garcia Bernal, Motorcycle Diaries, Y Tu Mama Tambien) open up dark secrets as they revisit their early years together at a Catholic school. As they try to uncover the truth about themselves, each other and the diverse characters in their story, they realise that things and people are not as they first seem. All About My Mother From acclaimed Spanish director Pedro Almodovar, a stunning valentine to femininity in all its disguises, motherhood in all its glory and to classic Hollywood melodramas and their diva actresses. A birthday treat turns into heart-rending tragedy for single mother Manuela (Cecilia Roth) when her teenage son is killed in a car accident after a performance of 'A Streetcar Named Desire' starring his favourite actress Huma Roja (Marisa Paredes). Determined to exorcise her overwhelming guilt, Manuela goes to Barcelona to finally tell his father about the son he never knew he had. There, the reason why she has kept the identity of her forbidden lover a secret for so long is revealed. He is a transvestite named Lola who is dying from an AIDS related illness. However in confronting her own past, Manuela forges a new future with Lola's transsexual best friend Agrado (Antonia San Juan), church social worker Sister Rosa (Penelope Cruz) and Huma, when her play comes to town. But even as the women from different fringes of society form a bond, further heartbreak, misfortune and ultimate joy lies in store for each. Considered by critics worldwide to be the finest movie Almodovar has directed in his entire glittering career, and featuring glorious acting from the cream of Spanish cinema, All About My Mother combines warmth, love, tears and humour as it builds to an unforgettable emotional crescendo. Talk To Her In this ravishing tale of romantic obsession, loneliness and friendship. Director Pedro Almodovar crafts a life affirming story of two tragic woman and the men who love them. After a chance encounter at a theatre, two men, Benigno and Marco, meet at a private clinic where Benigno works. Lydia, Marco's girlfriend and bullfighter by profession, has been gored and is in a coma. It so happens that Benigno is looking after another woman in a coma, Alicia, a young ballet student. The lives of the four characters will flow in all directions, past, present and future, dragging all of them towards an unsuspected destiny. Volver Raimunda (Penelope Cruz) and her sister Sol (Lola Duenas) are visited by the apparition of their mother (Carmen Maura), who has returned to reconcile with her daughters and resolve an issue that has haunted the family since her death. Broken Embraces The latest film from Pedro Almodovar, starring Penelope Cruz. It starts in present-day Madrid. Mateo Blanco (Lluis Homar) is a filmmaker who's been blind ever since a car accident on the island of Lanzarote that also claimed the life of his lover Lena (Penelope Cruz). Since the tragedy, he's been known only by his pen name Harry Caine, repressing his former self in order to live life to the full, looked after by his age-old friend Judit (Blanca Portillo) and her son Diego. The Skin I Live In Ever since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard (Antonio Banderas), an eminent plastic surgeon, has been interested in creating a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he manages to cultivate a skin that is a real shield against every assault. In addition to years of study and experimentation, Robert needed a further three things: no scruples, an accomplice and a human guinea pig. Scruples were never a problem. Marilia, the woman who looked after him from the day he was born, is his most faithful accomplice. And as for the human guinea pig...

  • Talk To Her [2002]Talk To Her | DVD | (24/02/2003) from £5.89   |  Saving you £14.10 (70.50%)   |  RRP £19.99

    Love and friendship flourishes in this Pedro Almodavar Oscar nominated romance.

  • Law Of DesireLaw Of Desire | DVD | (04/12/2006) from £7.49   |  Saving you £10.50 (58.40%)   |  RRP £17.99

    At its core Law Of Desire features a fabulous trio: the famous Madrid director Pablo (Poncela) for whom men are prepared to die his new love-crazed boyfriend Antonio (Banderas) and Pablo's flamboyant and gorgeous transsexual sister Tina. Pablo is suffering because Juan his lover shares his steamy passion but not his commitment and has returned to his village in southern Spain. Trying to forget him Pablo is seduced by the tall dark handsome and heterosexual Antonio who

  • What Have I Done To Deserve This [Blu-ray] [2017]What Have I Done To Deserve This | Blu Ray | (20/02/2017) from £9.99   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    What Have I Done To Deserve This? is a perfect example of director Pedro Almodóvar's earlier work, containing all the elements which earned his films a cult international following. Starring the incomparable Carmen Marua as Gloria, a prescription drug addicted mother battling to make sense of her life and family as the world around her goes crazy. Intelligent, offensive, risqué, hilarious, eccentric, ironic, compelling, sad and sext, this early film shows Almodóvar's genius at it's more raw and untamed, his explosive energy shining through right to the last frame. Extras: Around What Have I Done To Deserve This? Introduction by José Arroyo Trailer

  • Almodovar - Vol. 1Almodovar - Vol. 1 | DVD | (14/11/2005) from £22.93   |  Saving you £17.06 (74.40%)   |  RRP £39.99

    A collection of films from acclaimed Spanish auteur Pedro Almodovar comprising: Dark Habits (1983): Nothing is quite what it seems in this early Almodovar comedy in which the unconventional nuns of a dilapidated Madrid convent write soft porn get high and still find time to design fabulous evening wear! Pepi Luci Bom (1980): Pepi (Carmen Maura) is an unemployed heiress whose illegal plants indiscreetly placed on the balcony lead to an unwelcome visit from a police

  • Almodovar - Vol. 2Almodovar - Vol. 2 | DVD | (05/06/2006) from £53.98   |  Saving you £-13.99 (-35.00%)   |  RRP £39.99

    A collection of inimitably uproarious comedies from Spanish icon Pedro Almodovar! Flower Of My Secret (1995): Leo (Paredes) leads a secret double life as an author of romantic fiction. However despite her success as the best-selling Amanda Gris her husband doesn't love her her best friend is strangely distracted and her mother and 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 ma

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