Live Flesh

"Very Good"

Live Flesh Review


Witness the increasing promise of Pedro Almodóvar, in a film that has gone largely unnoticed in his career but stands as a worthy and mostly mainstream entry into his unique style of twisted relationship movies. Live Flesh is uncommonly convoluted as a setup -- involving a love triangle between a cop that was shot and paralyzed, the man who shot him, and a girl -- but pretty straightforward in the delivery. Some of the erotic imagery is unforgettable. The film itself is less so, but still a worthwhile experience.

Aka Carne trémula.



Facts and Figures

Run time: 103 mins

In Theaters: Friday 16th January 1998

Budget: 103

Distributed by: Goldwyn Films

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Fresh: 31 Rotten: 8

IMDB: 7.5 / 10

Cast & Crew

Starring: as Víctor Plaza, as Elena, as David, as Isabel Plaza Caballero, Ángela Molina as Clara, José Sancho as Sancho, as Doña Centro de Mesa, Álex Angulo as Bus Driver, as Clementina, Yael Be as Chica, Josep Molins as Josep, Daniel Lanchas as Driver, María Rosenfeldt as Niña, Antonio Henares as Basketball Player, Diego de Paz as Basketball Player, Emilio Rodríguez as Basketball Player

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