Live Flesh (Carne Trémula) (1997)

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Released 17-Jun-2003
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Naive, love-struck Victor (Liberto Rabal) attempts to seduce wealthy, strung-out junkie Elena (Francesca Neri), the woman with whom he shares his first sexual experience.

One night, the obsessive Victor pays an unexpected visit to the disinterested Elena. Two cops, David (Javier Bardem) and Sancho (Jose Sancho), violently burst into Elena's apartment and, ultimately, into her and Victor's lives. The aftermath leaves David a paraplegic and Victor with a six year prison term.

Victor watches helplessly as David becomes a Paralympics basketball star and marries Elena. On his release from prison, a chance meeting with the couple gives Victor the taste of revenge. Love, desire and betrayal climax with consequences which are both intensely sexual and deadly.

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Starring
Javier Bardem
Francesca Neri
Liberto Rabal
Ángela Molina
José Sancho
Penélope Cruz
Pilar Bardem
Directed by
Pedro Almodóvar
Music
Alberto Iglesias
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding RSDL
(64:02)
Drama 1997 96:36 576i (PAL) 1 2 3 4 5 6
Video
Widescreen 2.35:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 (448Kb/s)
Subtitles
English
Extras
Theatrical Trailer-1.85:1, not 16x9 enhanced, Dolby Digital 2.0 (1:33), Trailer-Talk To Her, All About My Mother, Biographies-Crew-Pedro Almodovar, Trailer-Amores Perros, Samsara, Nine Queens, Rain, Dinner Rush, DVD Credits
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