Release date:August 11, 2006
Studio:Sony Pictures Classics
Sony Pictures Classics presents "Viva Pedro," the theatrical re-release of eight of celebrated auteur Pedro Almodóvar's greatest films. "Viva Pedro" will open in New York and Los Angeles in August and expand throughout the United States this Fall. The theatrical re-release will introduce new audiences to Almodóvar and at the same time present the films to his many fans in the manner which they are meant to be seen and appreciated. "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" (originally released in 1988 ) "All About My Mother" (originally released in 1999) "Talk to Her" (originally released in 2002) "Flower of My Secret" (originally released in Spain in 1995 and the United States in 1996) "Live Flesh" (originally released in Spain in 1996 and the United States in1997) "Law of Desire" (originally released in 1987) "Matador" (originally released in Spain in 1986 and the United States in 1988) "Bad Education" (originally released in 2004) Brand new prints have been made of all eight films. Several of these titles have not been shown in theaters since their original release. All of the films have been withdrawn from the DVD marketplace to accommodate their theatrical re-release (while "Matador" and "Law of Desire" have never been released on DVD). This banner year for Almodóvar will conclude with the nationwide release of his newest film "Volver," opening in New York and Los Angeles on November 3rd and playing throughout America during the year end holiday season.