The Rehoboth Beach Film Society’s Cinema Art Theater will continue to present “The Human Voice” accompanied by “Women on the Verge of Nervous Breakdown,” at 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 19 and 2 p.m., Thursday, May 20.
“The Human Voice” is a riveting short drama from popular filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar about the sufferings and emotions of an abandoned love.
A woman, played by award-winning actress Tilda Swinton, watches time passing next to the suitcases of her ex-lover (who is supposed to come pick them up, but never arrives) and a restless dog who doesn’t understand that his master has abandoned him.
The digitally restored version of “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” is a brilliant dramedy from Pedro Almodóvar about a television actresses encounter with a variety of eccentric characters after embarking on a journey to discover why her lover abruptly left her.
Pepa's lover, Iván, leaves her and she tries to contact him to find out why. In her search for Iván, she confronts his wife and son, who are as clueless as she is. Meanwhile, Candela, her friend, is afraid the police might be looking for her because of her ex-boyfriend, a Muslim terrorist, and his criminal activities. As the plot develops, it is revealed that everyone's lives are more intertwined than they could have ever expected.
Admission is $8 for members and $11 for future members. Customers are encouraged to purchase tickets online at rehobothfilm.com. If seats are available, tickets can be purchased at the theater starting 30 minutes prior to each screening.