Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown is a Spanish dark comedy hit that fetched director Almodovar five Goya Awards, and Golden Globes, Academy Award nominations.
The movie is an adaptation of Lucia Berlin's short story collection which includes 43 stories about women in multiple types of demanding jobs.
The Venice show is going on — other premieres at the world's oldest film festival include the debut of even as Italy copes with new infections driven by the highly contagious delta variant.
It has been announced that Pedro Almodovar’s Spanish film Madres Paralelas will be premiering at the 78th Venice Film Festival as the opening film.
Foster received a lifetime achievement for her work that has included star turns in "Taxi Driver" and "Bugsy Malone" when she was a child, through to her Oscar-winning role in "Silence of the Lambs".