Strange Way of Life / The Human Voice

91 mins.
Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
R
2023/2021

Last day Thursday, Oct. 19.

In this double feature program, experience two shorts from master filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar. Following the shorts will be a prerecorded conversation with the director.


STRANGE WAY OF LIFE
(rated R, 2023)

A man (Pedro Pascal) rides a horse across the desert that separates him from Bitter Creek. He comes to visit Sheriff Jake (Ethan Hawke). Twenty-five years earlier, both the sheriff and Silva, the rancher who rides out to meet him, worked together as hired gunmen. Silva visits him with the excuse of reuniting with his friend from his youth, and they do indeed celebrate their meeting, but the next morning Sheriff Jake tells him vhat the reason for his trip is not to go down the memory lane of their old friendship...


THE HUMAN VOICE
(rated R, 2021)

A woman (Tilda Swinton) watches time passing next to the suitcases of her ex-lover (who is supposed to come pick them up, but never arrives) and a restless dog who doesn’t understand that his master has abandoned him.