Labyrinth of Passion Reviews

May 29, 2020
Almodovar sends up Freudian seriousness in regard to sex hilariously and even appears (in drag) in front of the camera singing a couple of raunchy songs.
May 20, 2020
For every well-targeted comic moment there are three or four of the lowest quality.
August 26, 2019
Pedro Almodóvar's films have an admirable newness and originality that shouldn't be ignored. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 4, 2011
Almodovar's second film is, among other things, a satirical critique of mainstream culture definition of love
June 24, 2006
A glamorous clash of frocks and jocks (and jocks in frocks) in a Madrid peopled by drug-takers, pop stars, wannabes, terrorists and sex maniacs.
June 17, 2005
August 30, 2004
[Labyrinth of Passion]...shows off the bright, gaudy visual style, the breezy manner and the exuberant energy that are Mr. Almodovar's particular virtues.
March 19, 2004
January 1, 2000
Though coarser and cheaper than Almodovar's later efforts, this comic orgy is prototypically Pedrovian.
January 1, 2000
An early and rather choice effort from Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar.
January 1, 2000
Almodovar (who has a cameo as a leather-jacketed transvestite rock singer) has already learned (somewhat) how to pull off such a difficult act, by treating the potentially offensive with such cartoonish abandon that it becomes ridiculous to take offense.