Ritz Cinemas COVID-19 Updates →
Loading

Ritz Cinemas

Book Tickets

Select day

Previous Next

Book a session

Part of every woman is a mother/actress/saint/sinner. And part of every man is a woman.

Manuela is a single mother of Madrid, who brings her only son Esteban to a Tennessee Williams play, A Streetcar Named Desire for his 17th birthday. After the play, they wait outside to get the autograph of one of the actresses. He doesnt receive it and proceeds to chase their taxi down and gets hit by a car and dies. Manuela decides to go to Barcelona to find Estebans father, a transvestite named Lola, who doesnt know that he is a father. She finds her old friend Agrado who is also a transvestite. Manuela needs a job so Agrado brings her to Rosa, a nun, who is three months pregnant with Lolas child, and contracted AIDS from Lola. Manuela goes to the same production of A Streetcar Named Desire and meets the actress her son was chasing after, Huma. Manuela helps take care of Rosa, and works for Huma. After Rosa has the baby, she dies from AIDS, and Lola comes back and is also dying from AIDS and meets his new son who Manuela names Esteban. Manuela heads back to Madrid the same way she did before, with a baby son.

Rating

M

Duration

101

Cast

Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Penélope Cruz, Candela Peña

Director

Pedro Almodóvar

Events and promotions linked to this film

Can't decide? What about...

35mm Volver (2006)

Release Date: 24 Sep 2021

Add Reminder
High Heels (1991)

Release Date: 06 Aug 2021

Add Reminder
Dark Habits (1983)

Release Date: 25 Jun 2021

Add Reminder
I’m So Excited (2013)

Release Date: 15 Oct 2021

Add Reminder
The Skin I Live In (2011)

Release Date: 08 Oct 2021

Add Reminder
Broken Embraces (2009)

Release Date: 01 Oct 2021

Add Reminder
Live Flesh (1997)

Release Date: 27 Aug 2021

Add Reminder

Release Date: 20 Aug 2021

Add Reminder
Kika (1993)

Release Date: 13 Aug 2021

Add Reminder
Previous Next
Close

Dine and Discover vouchers accepted at the Ritz!

Discover delicious today and save up to $11 with exclusive in-cinema deals – click HERE for more information. 

Continue To Website