Plot: The character of Harry Caine / Mateo Blanco is played by Lluís Homar, a Barcelona-born actor who has spent much of his career on stage, as well as combining theatre with television throughout his life. He was a founder of the Teatre Lliure, stepping into the shoes of director here from 1992 to 1998. He acted in and directed more than 30 productions for this company, as well as appearing in many other performances and productions.
Starring alongside him is Penélope Cruz , playing the role of Lena. Cruz is an actress whom many people will recognise, whether they come across her photograph while surfing the internet before they play Party Poker, or see her in one of her numerous film roles. She is known for appearing in, among others, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Vanilla Sky and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
Why See It: This 2009 film by Pedro Almodóvar is set in the 1990s and 2008. The film centers on a four-way tale of dangerous love, and was shot in the style of a hard-boiled 1950s American film noir.