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 marriage, an unlikely figure steers her on a collision course with a new emotional entanglement!
Kika (1993): Young cosmetic artist Kika (Forque) is called to the mansion of rich American Nicholas (Coyote) in order to make up the corpse of his stepson Ramon. As it turns out, Ramon is not actually dead and he begins an affair with Kika. However, the path of true love never did run smooth and the pair must survive the threats of Kika's previous affair with Nicholas, the mystery surrounding the all-too suspicious death of Ramon's mother and Ramon's former psychologist...
Law Of Desire (1987): 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, in the space of 24 hours, goes from having his first gay affair, to being Pablo's demanding (and threatening!) lover. Pablo makes the mistake of dismissing Antonio as inconsequential but Antonio intends to pursue his passions to their ultimate conclusion...
Matador (1986): At his school in Madrid, ex-bullfighter Diego Montes teaches his students the Corridor - 'the art of the kill'. Trainee bullfighter Angelo, sexually repressed and mother fixated, is taunted about his suspected homosexuality by Diego.
To prove his masculinity Angel attempts to assault Diego's girlfriend. Failing in his attempt and consumed by guilt he confesses to murders he did not commit - the victims are killed with bullfighting instruments at the moment of sexual climax. Angel is defended by lawyer Maria Cardenal, the real killer, who is obsessed with Diego and uses Angel to draw the maestro Matador into one last confrontation.
Matador' is a darkly comic and seductive celebration of Spanish desire, repression and bullfighting, inspired by the Hollywood melodrama 'Duel In The Sun'.