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La ley del deseo = Law of desire

Author: Pedro AlmodóvarMiguel Ángel Pérez CamposEusebio PoncelaCarmen MauraAntonio BanderasAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Classics : Distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, ©2007.
Series: Viva Pedro, the Almodóvar collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : SpanishView all editions and formats
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Cocaine-snorting homosexual hedonist writer-director Pablo Quintero is bereft--because his boyfriend Juan has just moved out. Pablo meets Antonio at a party, and they share a few passionate nights, but Antonio soon proves far too clingy for Pablo's taste. All hell breaks loose when Antonio comes across a sad, yearning love note from Juan, which ignites in Antonio a bonfire of jealous possessiveness. Pablo's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Foreign films
Motion pictures, Spanish
Feature films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Pedro Almodóvar; Miguel Ángel Pérez Campos; Eusebio Poncela; Carmen Maura; Antonio Banderas; Miguel Molina; Fernando Guillén; Nacho Martínez; Bibi Andersen; Deseo, S.A.; Lauren Film (Firm); Sony Pictures Classics (Firm); Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1424809525 9781424809523
OCLC Number: 82136464
Language Note: In Spanish with optional subtitles in English or French.
Notes: Originally produced as a Spanish motion picture in 1987.
Credits: Fotografia, Angel L. Fernandez ; montaje [editor], Jose Salcedo ; music, Bernardo Bonezzi ; director artístico, Javier Fernández ; jefa de producción, Esther García.
Cast: Eusebio Poncela, Carmen Maura, Antonio Banderas, Miguel Molina, Fernando Guillen, Manuela Velasco, Nacho Martinez, Bibi Andersen.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Rated NC-17 for a scene of explicit sexual content.
Description: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo; widescreen presentation aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Contents: Party plans --
Late visitor --
Love letter --
New friends --
Taking initiative --
Stage drama --
Overacting --
Met his match --
Laura trouble --
Filling in the blanks --
Dangerous call --
Doubting love.
Series Title: Viva Pedro, the Almodóvar collection.
Other Titles: Ley del deseo (Motion picture)
Law of desire
Responsibility: Sony Pictures Classics ; una coproducción El Deseo, S.A. y Lauren Films ; Lauren Films presenta ; una producción El Deseo, S.A. ; productor ejecutivo, Miguel A. Perez Campos ; guión y dirección, Pedro Almodóvar ; un film de Almodóvar.

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Cocaine-snorting homosexual hedonist writer-director Pablo Quintero is bereft--because his boyfriend Juan has just moved out. Pablo meets Antonio at a party, and they share a few passionate nights, but Antonio soon proves far too clingy for Pablo's taste. All hell breaks loose when Antonio comes across a sad, yearning love note from Juan, which ignites in Antonio a bonfire of jealous possessiveness. Pablo's transsexual sister Tina and her daughter Ada get involved in the mess as well. None of their lives will ever be the same because of this tragic unrequited love triangle.

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