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The Flower of My Secret (1995)

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Original title: Flor de mi secreto, La


Release Date
• USA: Mar 8, 1996

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MPAA Rating
Rated R for language and brief sexuality.

Running Time
1 hour, 43 minutes

Country Spain, France

Studio CiBy 2000, Deseo

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Other Titles
• The Flower of My Secret (1995)
• La Flor de mi secreto



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Genre: Drama, Infidelity, Melodrama, Psychodrama, Marriage

Tagline: Every woman has a secret...

Plot: THE FLOWER OF MY SECRET is a surprisingly restrained film (no drag queens, raunchy sex, or murders) from Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar, and is considered one of his best. Romance novelist Leo (Marisa Paredes) experiences a nervous breakdown when she realizes her U.N. peacekeeper husband (Imanol Arias) no longer loves her, and the morbid novel she has just finished will never be accepted by her profit-minded publisher. Depressed, alcoholic, and suicidal, she begins to write for a Spanish newspaper under a pseudonym, starting with a scathing critique of her previous, best-selling work. The paper’s hard-drinking, overweight editor Ángel (Juan Echanove) falls in love with Leo, never realizing the "flower of her secret"--that her other pen name is Amanda Gris, and that she is the writer of the romance novels he loves. The delightful cast includes Rossy De Palma and Chus Lampreave--hilarious as Leo's constantly bickering sister and mother--and Carmen Elías as her best friend, a woman who trains doctors in soliciting organ donations from grieving relatives. Almodóvar fills this beautiful film with sharply realized scenes, rich helpings of Spanish flavor, and a vibrant compassion for his characters.

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 Directed by
 Written by
 Cast
Marisa Paredes
Life Is Beautiful, All About My Mother, The Devil's Backbone
Juan Echanove
Without News of God, Años bárbaros, Los, Shooting Elizabeth
Rossy de Palma
Prêt-à-Porter, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
Chus Lampreave
Talk to Her, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, The Age of Beauty
Kiti Manver
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Common Wealth, ¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto?!!
Imanol Arias
Laberinto de pasiones, Esperando al mesías, Tango feroz: la leyenda de Tanguito
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 Music By
Alberto Iglesias
All About My Mother, Talk to Her, The Constant Gardener



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