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Carmen Maura


What Have I Done to Deserve This?What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984) Recommended
Dir. Pedro Almodovar
Feat. Carmen Maura
Carmen Maura plays a delirious feminist housewife in this early black–comic farce from Almodovar, here working at his freshest and most…
Law of DesireLaw of Desire (1986) Recommended
Dir. Pedro Almodovar
Feat. Antonio Banderas, Carmen Maura
Sexual acrobatics and absurd humour abound as it explores the increasingly complex sex–life of a gay film director. Fun screwball romp.
Women On the Verge of a Nervous BreakdownWomen On the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) Recommended
Dir. Pedro Almodovar
Feat. Carmen Maura
Speedy sparkling slapstick from Almodovar, in which pregnant Carmen Maura is dumped by her boyfriend, harassed by his suicidal ex–wife and…
Ay CarmelaAy Carmela (1990)
Dir. Carlos Saura
Feat. Carmen Maura
Matriarchal siren Carmen Maura leads a vaudeville troupe to the other side of enemy lines during the Spanish Civil War – where they are forced…
How to Be a Woman and Not Die in the AttemptHow to Be a Woman and Not Die in the Attempt (1991)
Dir. Ana Belen
Feat. Carmen Maura, Antonio Resines
Carmen Maura, the morning–star of many an early Almodovar film, enlivens this slight–ish, breezy comedy of domestic meltdown, having to…
Le Bonheur Est Dans Le PreLe Bonheur Est Dans Le Pre (Happiness Is in the Field) (1997)
Dir. Etienne Chatiliez
Feat. Michel Serrault, Carmen Maura
The director of TATIE DANIELLE puts a sly new twist on that most reliable of French film conceits – the 'imposter' genre. Grouchy…
Alice Et MartinAlice Et Martin (1998)
Dir. Andre Techine
Feat. Juliette Binoche, Carmen Maura, Mathieu Amalric
A maladjusted young drifter (Alexis Loret) has success as a Paris fashion model and a torrid love affair with his half–brother's…
VolverVolver (2006) Aro Favourite
Dir. Pedro Almodovar
Feat. Penelope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas
Formidable Spanish brand–name dir. Almodovar re–embracing what he knows best – womanhood – in a vibrant and tempestuous tale of…
ChicasChicas (2010)
Dir. Yasmina Reza
Feat. Carmen Maura, Emmanuelle Seigner, Andre Dussollier
Carmen Maura plays a gracefully aging widower who finds love in the twilight of her life, only for her new companion to be met with cold disapproval…
Women on the 6th Floor, TheWomen on the 6th Floor, The (2011) Recommended
Dir. Phillippe Le Guay
Feat. Fabrice Luchini, Sandrine Kiberlain, Natalia Verbeke
An immensely entertaining comedy of the classes, about an uptight Parisian couple who welcome a gaggle of Spanish maids into their lives for the…

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