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Women on the Edge of a Nervous Breakdown

Women on the Edge of a Nervous Breakdown

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown is a 1988 Spanish black comedy-drama film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar, starring Carmen Maura and Antonio Banderas. The film brought Almodóvar to widespread international attention: it was nominated for the 1988 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and won five Goya Awards including Best Film and Best Actress in a Leading Role for Maura. The actual Spanish title refers to an ataque de nervios, which is not actually well translated as "nervous breakdown". Ataques de nervios are culture-bound psychological phenomena during which the individual, most often female, displays dramatic outpouring of negative ... more on Wikipedia

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List of All Movies Released in 1988 Movies Distributed by Orion Pictures