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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)

R 11/11/1988 (US) ComedyDrama 1h 28m

A comedy about someone you know.


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, Story

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


  6. Kiti Mánver

    Kiti Mánver

    Paulina Morales

  7. Guillermo Montesinos

    Guillermo Montesinos

    Taxi Driver

  8. Chus Lampreave

    Chus Lampreave

    Jehovah's Witness Goalkeeper

  9. Eduardo Calvo

    Eduardo Calvo

    Lucía's Father

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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

Original Language Spanish; Castilian

Budget $700,000.00

Revenue $7,179,298.00


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