Marisa Paredes + Rossy DePalma + Chus Lampreave in the same frame are all I ever want from a Pedro Almodóvar film.
Will there be tigers? Perhaps.
There is nothing in the history of cinema quite like this film. A film where the only logic is the one of a four year old child, and where the actions and words of grown-ups are not only confusing, but utterly incomprehensible. The film works on many levels, displaying the reality and fantasies of Ponette with a greater naturalism than the films of the Dardenne brothers. However, the story of Ponette is also a mirror,…