Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

About performance

Film of the Alternative cinema: Authors' Collections series

Preceded by an episode of Alternative Cinema with {Kirill Serebrennikov|}

Original title: ¡Átame!

Spain, 1990

Runtime: 111 min

Director: Pedro Almodóvar

Cast: Victoria Abril, Antonio Banderas, Loles León, Julieta Serrano, María Barranco, Rossy de Palma, Francisco Rabal, Lola Cardona, Montse G. Romeu, Emiliano Redondo, Oswaldo Delgado

Ricky is released from a mental hospital, and knows exactly what he wants to do. He hunts down Marina, a porn film star he once had sex with, and tries to convince here to be his wife. She is a bit reluctant, so he ties her up… Will this approach endear him to her?