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Poster for Law of Desire

Law of Desire

Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnight)!

Director: Pedro Almodovar Run Time: 102 min. Rating: NC-17 Release Year: 1987 Language: Spanish

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Carmen Maura, Eusebio Poncela, Fernando Guillen, Miguel Molina

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 transgender sister.