A melodrama worth missing.
SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL: The Summer Side is such an unfathomably shrill and gaudy melodrama, it’s next to impossible to care at all about the troubles befalling the extended family of a late patriarch. In the central role of Aunt Carmen, writer...
Almodovar's most wonderfully moving and mature film to date.
Manuela is grief-stricken after the death of her son, so she returns to her home town of Barcelona to find his father. But, her husband turned into Lola a long time ago, a transvestite of dubious and destructive morals. And old friend of both...