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La ley del deseo

6 Feb 1987

1 hr 42 min

Comedy, Drama, Romance, Foreign

When porn director Pablo reluctantly breaks up with his boyfriend, Juan, he encourages him to stay in touch. Juan moves away to live in a lighthouse and eventually writes his ex, but in the interim Pablo has taken up a psychotic new lover, Antonio (Antonio Banderas). Antonio intercepts their correspondence and flies into a towering rage, terrifying Pablo but inspiring him creatively as he works on a play about his transsexual sister.


Status: Released
Also known as: Law of Desire
Country: Spain
Language: Spanish
Awards: 10 wins & 3 nominations.


Agustín Almodóvar (Producer)




Antonio Banderas (as Antonio Benítez)
Carmen Maura (as Tina Quintero)
Eusebio Poncela (as Pablo Quintero)
Miguel Molina (as Juan Bermúdez)
Manuela Velasco (as Ada, la niña)
Bibiana Fernández (as Madre de Ada)
Fernando Guillén (as Inspector de policía)
Nacho Martínez (as Doctor Martín)
Agustín Almodóvar (as Abogado)
Helga Liné (as Madre de Antonio)
Germán Cobos (as El Cura)



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