Almodovar Collection Vol.1 (with English subtitles) [DVD] [1989], The

Pedro Almodóvar
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: Spanish ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), English ( Subtitles ), WIDESCREEN, SPECIAL FEATURES: Box Set, Interactive Menu, Multi-DVD Set, SYNOPSIS: This 4-DVD Collection contains 4 Almodovar's movies:Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown ( Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios ):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.Pepi, Luci, Bom:Almodovar's first film of life in Madrid during the punk era and not one for the squeamish. He covers everything from drugs and sexual violence, to female masochism.Dark Habits ( Entre tinieblas ):Yolanda sings in a seedy nightclub. When her boyfriend dies of an overdose, she fears the police and seeks refuge in a convent that saves women from the streets. These off-beat nuns include a heroin using abbess who loves Yolanda, one who writes romance novels under a pseudonym, another raising a tiger in the convent yard, and one who designs fabulous fashions and is in love with the local priest. They plan an evening extravaganza starring Yolanda to celebrate the abbess's birthday and to convince their wealthy patron not to abandon them.What Have I Done to Deserve This? ( Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!! ):A dysfunctional family in Madrid: Gloria is a cleaning lady, hooked on No-D...Pedro Almodovar 4-DVD Collection ( Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown / Pepi, Luci, Bom ) ( Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios / Qué he hecho )

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