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The Flower of My Secret (La Flor de mi secreto)

Rating:R (for language and brief sexuality)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:March 8, 1996
Running time:103 minutes
Cast:Marisa Parades, Imanol Arias, Carmen Elias, Juan Echanove, Rossy de Palma
Director:Pedro Almodovar
Producer:Esther García
Writer:Pedro Almodovar
Distributor:Sony Pictures Classics

Web Site: http://www.sonypictures.com/classics/flower/index.html

Description: For years, Leo has been writing bestselling romantic novels (under the pseudonym Amanda Gris), but with her personal life in shambles, she finds it impossible to produce such sunny material. Unable to accept that her troubled marriage to Paco is over, Leo finds herself creatively and emotionally blocked. She finds little consolation from her mother and sister Rosa, who are so busy bickering with each other that they don't notice Leo's distress, and her best friend Betty, a psychologist who is secretly having an affair with Paco. One bright point is a new friendship with Angel, cultural editor of the daily paper El Pais, who unknowingly hires her to write an attack on her nom de plume, Amanda Gris.

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