Theatrical Release Date: TBC
Home Ent. Release Date: 16 Aug 2009
High Heels is a touching and funny melodrama from the incomparable writer / director Pedro Almodóvar. Becky de Paramo (Marisa Paredes, Talk to Her, The Devil’s Backbone, Life is Beautiful, All About My Mother) abandoned her daughter Rebecca, aged 13, to concentrate on her career as a pop singer. Brought up by her father and now a successful TV anchorwoman, Rebecca (Victoria Abril, Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!, Law of Desire, Kika) nonetheless remains obsessed with her absent mother, even marrying one of her former lovers: Manuel (Feodor Atkine, Henry & June, Central Station). When Becky has a concert in Madrid, mother and daughter meet up for the first time in 15 years with disastrous results, as Manuel rekindles old feelings within Becky, before being suddenly murdered. Rebecca then calmly announces his death on the TV news and sensationally also confesses to the murder live on air. Though Rebecca is jailed, the Judge is not convinced and as he attempts to unravel the complex web of love and hate between mother and daughter he becomes the catalyst for each to face their demons.