For reasons unknown, Volver is the most popular film in America for Pedro Almodovar. All of them were Oscar darlings, but this brightly colored family drama was the one that got the biggest audience. Eric and Austin try to understand why as they look into the complicated story that involves secrets, a dead body and a ghost. As always, the podcast does contain spoilers and the guys will spoil everything as they recontextualize the film from the information revealed at the end. It’s almost like they….return to the beginning. (Volver means to return.)

Pedro Almodovar’s Five

1) Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

2) All About My Mother

3) Talk to Her

4) Volver

5) The Skin I Live In

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Artwork by Ray Martindale

Theme Song by Adam Lord