Film: Flashbacks of guilt and despair

Both actors give superb performances in the changing eras of fashions and sensibility

28th August, 2016
Adriana Ugarte and Emma Suarez in Julieta

Julieta, Directed by Pedro Almodóvar, Nationwide, 15A, ★★★★

Strange Occurrences In A Small Irish Village, Directed by Aoife Kelleher, Selected, no cert, ★★★

Opening with theatrical folds of crimson red that are slowly revealed to be a woman’s blouse, Almodóvar slowly exposes the secrets in the heart beating just beneath. Julieta (Emma Suárez) is preparing to leave present-day Madrid with her art-journalist boyfriend Lorenzo (Dario Grandinetti) for a new life in...

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