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Film Fest Gent - Matador
Matador (1986)

director: Pedro Almodóvar

composer: Bernardo Bonezzi
With: Assumpta Serna, Antonio Banderas, Nacho Martínez, a.o.

duration: 110 minutes
LGBTQ+ Drama, Thriller, Comedy

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A baroque, sensual and surrealistic comedy about the connection between sex and death. Diego is a proven bull fighter who only gets excited from watching slasher films. Maria, is a lawyer who treats her lovers like bulls, pricking them with a lethal hairpin during climax. For both, death is the ultimate orgasm. A young, virginal student (Antonio Banderas) brings the two together.

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Screening dates: Matador

Studio Skoop Sat 12 Oct 2019 19:30 - 21:20 (110 min)
Studio Skoop Thu 17 Oct 2019 17:15 - 19:05 (110 min) Buy tickets Add to your calendar   2019-10-17 17:15:00 2019-10-17 19:05:00 Europe/Brussels Film Fest Gent: Matador A baroque, sensual and surrealistic comedy about the connection between sex and death. Diego is a proven bull fighter who only gets excited from watching slasher films. Maria,… Studio Skoop
Studio Skoop Fri 18 Oct 2019 22:30 - 00:20 (110 min) Buy tickets Add to your calendar   2019-10-18 22:30:00 2019-10-19 00:20:00 Europe/Brussels Film Fest Gent: Matador A baroque, sensual and surrealistic comedy about the connection between sex and death. Diego is a proven bull fighter who only gets excited from watching slasher films. Maria,… Studio Skoop

Credits

director: Pedro Almodóvar
screenplay: Pedro Almodóvar & Jesús Ferrero
producer: Andrés Vicente Gómez
composer: Bernardo Bonezzi
Editor: Pepe Salcedo
Cinematography: Ángel Luis Fernández

production company: Compañía Iberoamericana de TV

More info

dialogue: Spanish
subtitles: Eng subt.
country: Spain
year: 1986

Filmography

PEDRO ALMODOVAR: Film político (Short, 1974), Dos putas, o historia de amor que termina en boda (Short, 1974), La caída de Sódoma (Short, 1975), Homenaje (Short, 1975), El sueño, o la estrella (Short, 1975), Blancor (Short, 1975), Tráiler de 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' (Short, 1976), Sea caritativo (Short, 1976), Muerte en la carretera (Short, 1976), Sexo va, sexo viene (Short, 1977), Salomé (Short, 1978), Folle... folle... fólleme Tim! (1978), Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón (1980), Laberinto de pasiones (1982), Entre tinieblas (1983), ¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto?. (1984), Matador (1986), La ley del deseo (1987), Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios (1988), ¡Átame! (1990), Tacones lejanos (1991), Kika (1993), La flor de mi secreto (1995), Carne trémula (1997), Todo sobre mi madre (1999), Hable con ella (2002), La mala educación (2004), Volver (2006), La concejala antropófaga (Short, 2009), Los abrazos rotos (2009), La piel que habito (2011), Los amantes pasajeros (2013), Julieta (2016), Dolor y gloria (2019).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:1,85

Other festival films by director Pedro Almodóvar

1985:¿Qué He Hecho Yo para Merecer Esto?

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