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Cinema Art Theater – “The Human Voice & Women on the Verge of a Breakdown”

May 20, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

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One event on May 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

CLICK TO VIEW TRAILER: “The Human Voice” is a riveting short drama from popular filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar about the sufferings and emotions of an abandoned love.

A woman (played by award-winning actress Tilda Swinton) watches time passing next to the suitcases of her ex-lover (who is supposed to come pick them up, but never arrives) and a restless dog who doesn’t understand that his master has abandoned him. [2020, Spain, 30 min, Rated: R].

Ty Burr of the “Boston Globe” exclaims “”’The Human Voice’ is a banquet disguised as a light lunch, heady with flavors; you come away blissfully sated and hungry for more.” David Kaplan of “Kaplan vs Kaplan” says, “Swinton’s extraordinary performance makes it nearly impossible to look away.”

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The digitally restored version of “Women on the Verge of a Nervous” (click here for trailer)  is a brilliant dramedy from Peter Almodóvar about a television actress’s encounter with a variety of eccentric characters after embarking on a journey to discover why her lover abruptly left her.

Pepa’s lover, Iván, leaves her and she tries to contact him to find out why. In her search for Iván, she confronts his wife and son, who are as clueless as she is. Meanwhile, Candela, her friend, is afraid the police might be looking for her because of her ex-boyfriend, a muslim terrorist, and his criminal activities. As the plot develops, it is revealed that everyone’s lives are more intertwined than they could have ever expected. [1988, Spain, 88 min, Rated: R, Spanish with English subtitle].


Location: Cinema Art Theater


  • $8.00 RBFS Members
  • $11.00 General

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Wed May 19 5:00 PM    Cinema Art Theater
Thu May 20 2:00 PM    Cinema Art Theater

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