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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

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Original title
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios
Running time
89 min.
Spain Spain
Pedro Almodóvar
Bernardo Bonezzi
José Luis Alcaine
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El Deseo S.A / LaurenFilm S.A
Comedy. Drama | Black Comedy. Ensemble Film
Synopsis / Plot
A woman's lover leaves her, and she tries to contact him to find out why he's left. She confronts his wife and son, who are as clueless as she. Meanwhile her girlfriend is afraid the police are looking for her because of her boyfriend's criminal activities...
1988: Nominated for Oscar: Best Foreign Language Picture
1988: Golden Globes: Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
1988: 5 Goya Awards: including Best Movie, Actress (Carmen Maura). 16 Nominations
1988: Venice: Best Screenplay
1988: Toronto Film Festival: People's Choice Award (Best Film)
1988: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Director
1988: European Film Awards: Best Actress (Carmen Maura)
1988: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Foreign Language Film. 2 Nominations
1989: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Film not in the English Language
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