Pepa resolves to kill herself with a batch of sleeping-pill-laced gazpacho after her lover leaves her. Fortunately, she is interrupted by a deliciously chaotic series of events.

  1. Pedro Almodóvar

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Carmen Maura

    Carmen Maura


  2. Antonio Banderas

    Antonio Banderas


  3. Julieta Serrano

    Julieta Serrano


  4. María Barranco

    María Barranco


  5. Rossy de Palma

    Rossy de Palma


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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown



Original Title Mujeres al Borde de un Ataque de Nervios

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 23, 1988


Original Language Spanish; Castilian

Runtime 1h 28m

Budget $700,000.00

Revenue $7,179,298.00



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