Outdoor screening of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Thu, June 27, 2013
  • 8:00 pm
Outdoor screening of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Enjoy Pedro Almodóvar’s hilarious classic comedy in the garden of the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain.

Bring a blanket and enjoy a night devoted to Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar with the screening of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Oscar®-nominee for Best Foreign Film. Doors will open early so guest can enjoy food and drinks!

Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios

  • Comedy, Spain, 1988, 90 minutos. Written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. Produced by Laurenfilms, SA. and El Deseo, SA. Cast: Carmen Maura, Antonio Banderas, Julieta Serrano,María Barranco, Rossy de Palma, Guillermo Montesinos, Kiti Manver, Chus Lampreave, Yayo Calvo, Loles León, Angel de Andrés López, Fernando Guillén, Juan Lombardero, Jose Antonio Navarro, Ana Leza, Ambite, Mary González, Imanol Uribe.
  • In Spanish with English subtitles. Watch trailer.

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. They talk to a female lawyer, who turns out to be the lover’s new lover, and everyone’s path keeps crossing each other’s in a very complicated and confusing manner.


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Former Residence of the Ambassador of Spain, 2801 16th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009


RSVP required. Sangría, gazpacho and Spanish tapas by Taberna del Alabardero available for purchase. Cashbar. Doors open at 8 pm; screening starts at 9 pm.

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With the collaboration of EGEDA US. As part of the Ibero-American Film Showcase 2013.



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