Mid-life masculinity cops a serve in playful Spanish dramedy.
SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL: This is not an action film and the only thing that gets shot off here are a lot of barbs and back-chat at the expense of blokes, most of whom, on the available evidence, had it coming. Gay has a feel for deadpan comedy
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...