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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Javier Cámara
Raúl Arévalo
Cecilia Roth
Directors
Pedro Almodóvar
Screenwriters
Pedro Almodóvar
Running Time
90 minutes

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Plot
When the landing gear fails on a Peninsula Airlines flight from Madrid to Mexico City, the passengers and crew contemplate the end by reassessing their complicated lives, greeting potential oblivion with rigorous honesty and sexual abandon.


Verdict
Whether or not the metaphorical aspects excite you, an unshakeable tolerance for high camp and lowbrow humour may be required to fully appreciate Almodóvar’s broad, bawdy comedy — even for fans of his early, funny films.


Reviewed by David Hughes

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