113 mins - Spain 2002 - Subtitles - Dir: Pedro Almodóvar Starring: Rosario Flores, Javier Cámara and Darío Grandinetti In this ravishing tale of romantic obsession, loneliness and friendship, filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar crafts a life affirming story of two tragic women and the men who love them. After a chance encounter at a theatre, two men, Benigno and Marco, meet at a private clinic where Benigno works. Lydia, Marco’s girlfriend and a bullfighter by profession, has been injured and is gravely ill. It so happens that Benigno is looking after another woman at the clinic, Alicia, a young ballet student. The lives of the four characters will flow in all directions, past, present and future, urging them towards an unexpected destiny. “It's Almodovar's most mature and mysterious movie.” NewsWeek
Pedro Almodóvar Season
For one night only on Monday 25 September, the latest work by acclaimed Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar - a short film entitled A STRANGE WAY OF LIFE - will screen in cinemas across Ireland and the UK. To mark this event, Triskel Arts Centre is proud to be not only showing this
film, but to also present a selection of the director’s previous films. TALK TO HER, BAD EDUCATION and VOLVER were hugely popular with Cork audiences when they screened in the city during their original theatrical releases and we are delighted to be bringing them back to the big screen.