Live Flesh (Carne trémula) Reviews

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January 9, 2018
A single ricochet gunshot propels the plot and dramatically alters the lives of the quintet. The result is a vengeful, five-way battle of wits.
April 22, 2015
[VIDEO ESSAY] Behind its soap opera appearance, Almodovar makes pointed political statements that bruise.
September 7, 2011
October 11, 2006
Very much an Almodovar picture with most of the anticipated outrageous occurrences intact.
September 23, 2006
Pedro Almodovar has done something nearly unheard of: he has made a wheelchair movie without maudlin sentiment and overbearing importance. Even better, it's actually rather enjoyable.
July 29, 2006
May 19, 2006
Another offbeat Almodovar treat - with another compelling Bardem performance.
March 9, 2006
February 17, 2006
June 29, 2005
April 9, 2005
It is a pleasure to see such a tight work from Amaldovar.
September 19, 2004
gripping and gorgeous
July 3, 2004
Witness the increasing promise of Pedro Almodvar, 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.
June 15, 2004
March 29, 2003
December 23, 2002
January 1, 2000
A sparkling and mature entertainment told and performed with the passion of artists.
January 1, 2000
Almodovar, whose work here has newly sophisticated polish, appreciates the dark twists of this story along with the eroticism that bring heat to all the scheming.
January 1, 2000
Remarkably taut, logical, even well framed, featuring the usual elements which make life worth living: revenge, lust, and guilt and redemption.
January 1, 2000
Like the gorgeous cinematography (which is used to good effect to eroticize a sex scene), this is all part of Almodovar's stylistic package. Never has it been more impressive than here, where everything (not just the flesh) is vibrant with life.
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