- Starring: Juan Echanove, Marisa Paredes
- Summary: Leo (Paredes), a writer of romance novels under the name Amanda Gris, is unable to write a happy ending for her latest novel after realizing her marriage to Paco (Arias) is ending. She finds a job as a book reviewer witht he help of her best friend Betty (Elias) and meets Angel (Echanove), an Amanda Gris fan who persuades her to review her own book.… Expand
- Director: Pedro Almodóvar
- Genre(s): Drama
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100If Leo's situation seems like a typical opening gambit by the director of "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" and "Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!", little else in this tight, quiet, razor-sharp film will feel familiar. [12 Apr 1996]
80Almodóvar lets rip with a story of great emotional intensity, while retaining his signature stunning visual style and a central performance quite unlike anything previously seen in his work. A potent and strikingly well-delivered combination.
50Secret isn't the usual romp, but it's Almodovar's most committed work in years. [7 Mar 1996]