The Flower of My Secret [DVD] [1995]

Released at the same time as the DVD for Bad Education, a disc of Pedro Almodóvar's The Flower of My Secret has been issued by Sony Pictures Classics. The film is presented in a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. The soundtrack is presented in Spanish only. English and French subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a making-of featurette, the trailer for the film, and previews of other Almodóvar titles on DVD.
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The Flower of My Secret
From Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar (Live Flesh, All About My Mother) comes this offbeat drama about Leo Macías (Marisa Paredes), a romance novelist who writes her trashy tomes under the pseudonym Amanda Gris. When her marriage begins to dissolve, Leo finds herself falling into despair, leading her to drink and lose her knack for writing her tawdry tales. Out of her turmoil, she writes a bleak novel that garners no attention. To make matters worse, Ángel (Juan Echanove), a newspaper editor with a romantic interest in Leo, hires her to write a scathing review of Amanda Gris, not realizing Gris is Leo's nom de plume. Nominated for several Goya awards, La Flor de Mi Secreto also stars Carmen Elías and Rossy de Palma. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Marisa Paredes
    Marisa Paredes - Leo Macias
  • Juan Echanove
    Juan Echanove - Angel
  • Imanol Arias
    Imanol Arias - Paco
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    Carmen Elias - Betty
  • Rossy de Palma
    Rossy de Palma - Rosa

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