Law of Desire

Law of Desire

When porn director Pablo reluctantly breaks up with his boyfriend, Juan, he encourages him to stay in touch. Juan moves away to live in a lighthouse and eventually writes his ex, but in the interim Pablo has taken up a psychotic new lover, Antonio. Antonio intercepts their correspondence and flies into a towering rage, terrifying Pablo but inspiring him creatively as he works on a play about his transsexual sister.

TitleLaw of Desire
Original TitleLa Ley del Deseo
Release DateFebruary 6th, 1987
GenresComedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Mystery
Runtime
DirectorPedro Almodóvar
WriterPedro Almodóvar
Production CompaniesLaurenfilm, El Deseo
Production CountrySpain
Plot Keywordsgay, sibling relationship, madrid, movie business, passion, longing, murder, extramarital affair, trans woman
Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas
Antonio Benítez
Carmen Maura
Carmen Maura
Tina Quintero
Eusebio Poncela
Eusebio Poncela
Pablo Quintero
Miguel Molina
Miguel Molina
Juan Bermúdez
Manuela Velasco
Manuela Velasco
Ada, la niña
Bibiana Fernández
Bibiana Fernández
Madre de Ada
Fernando Guillén
Fernando Guillén
Inspector de policía
Agustín Almodóvar
Agustín Almodóvar
Abogado
Helga Liné
Helga Liné
Madre de Antonio
Germán Cobos
Germán Cobos
El Cura
Law Of Desire
욕망의 법칙
March 16th, 1988
February 6th, 1987