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Carne trémula (original title)
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After leaving jail, Víctor is still in love with Elena, but she's married to the former cop -now basketball player- who became paralysed by a shot from Víctor's gun...

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  • Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 11 wins & 13 nominations.
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David de Paz
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Elena Benedetti
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Víctor Plaza
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Clara (as Angela Molina)
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Sancho (as Jose Sancho)
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Isabel Plaza Caballero (as Penelope Cruz)
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Doña Centro de Mesa
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Conductor del autobús (as Alex Angulo)
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Clementina
Yael Be ...
Chica
Josep Molins ...
Josep
Daniel Lanchas ...
Conductor
María Rosenfeldt ...
Niña (as Maria Rosenfeldt)
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Enterrador (uncredited)
Antonio Henares ...
Jugador de baloncesto sobre silla de ruedas (uncredited)
Diego de Paz ...
Jugador de baloncesto sobre silla de ruedas (uncredited)
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(uncredited) (archiveSound) (voice)
Emilio Rodríguez ...
Jugador de baloncesto sobre silla de ruedas (uncredited)

Directed by

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Pedro Almodóvar ... (as Pedro Almodovar)

Written by

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Pedro Almodóvar ... (screenplay)
 
Jorge Guerricaechevarría ... (screenplay) (collaboration) (as Jorge Guerricaechevarria)
 
Ray Loriga ... (screenplay) (collaboration)
 
Ruth Rendell ... (novel)

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Agustín Almodóvar ... executive producer (as Agustin Almodovar)

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Alberto Iglesias

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Affonso Beato ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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José Salcedo ... (as Jose Salcedo)

Editorial Department

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Felisa Catalinas ... negative cutter
Manuel Laguna ... assistant editor (as Manolo Laguna)
Ximo Michavila ... telecine colorist
Rosa Ortiz ... assistant editor
Chema Alba ... restoration supervisor (uncredited) (2016 restoration)
Luis Escalada ... digital restoration (uncredited)
Arrate Etxebarria ... digital restoration (uncredited)
Pablo Polo ... Mastering DCP (uncredited)

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Katrina Bayonas

Production Design by

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Antxón Gómez ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by

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Antxón Gómez ... (as Antxon Gomez)

Costume Design by

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José María de Cossío ... (as José Mª De Cossio)

Makeup Department

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Antoñita viuda de Ruiz ... wigs (as Viuda de Ruiz)
Fermín Galán ... hair stylist (as Fermin Galan)
Juan Pedro Hernández ... makeup artist (as Juan Pedro Hernandez)
Patricia Rodríguez ... makeup assistant (as Patricia Rodriguez)

Production Management

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Belén Bernuy ... unit production manager
Esther García ... production manager
Aude Girard ... production supervisor: France
Toni Novella ... assistant production manager
Pilar Pérez ... assistant production manager
Alejandro Vázquez ... production manager (as Alejandro Vazquez)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Álvaro de Armiñán ... second assistant director (as Alvaro de Armiñan)
Covadonga R. Gamboa ... second second assistant director
Pedro Lazaga ... first assistant director
Luisfer Machi ... trainee assistant director
Ana Muñoz ... second assistant director

Art Department

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José Altit ... props (as Jose Altit)
Gonzalo Ansó ... props
Emilio Ardura ... upholstery
Ion Arretxe ... set decoration assistant (as Ion Arreche)
Agustí Camps ... assistant set decorator
María Pilar Castellano ... set decorator trainee (as Mª Pilar Castellano)
Felipe de Paco ... settings
Federico García Cambero ... setting assistant
Enrique García ... set constructor
Vázquez Hermanos ... property master
Juan Vicente Riuve ... props
Juan Ignacio Viñuales ... props

Sound Department

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José Antonio Bermúdez ... sound mixer (as J.A. Bermudez)
Pablo Bueno ... sound trainee
Luis Castro ... sound effects
Sergio Corral ... sound trainee
Mar González ... boom operator (as Mª del Mar Gonzalez)
Antonio Illán ... sound recordist
Bernardo Menz ... sound

Special Effects by

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Antonio Molina ... special effects (as Molina)

Visual Effects by

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Jorge Calvo ... digital artist: title sequence
Pablo Núñez ... opticals

Camera and Electrical Department

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Alberto Arnal ... electrician
Águeda Balogh ... camera trainee
Enrique Bello ... chief electrician
Fernando Beltrán ... electrician (as Fernando Beltran)
Joan Benet ... assistant camera
Francesc Brualla ... gaffer
David Carretero ... second assistant camera
Rafael Castro ... electrician
Ignacio Charrabe ... camera trainee
Jacobo Escamilla ... video technician
Phil Gries ... Cinematographer: Red Carpet Premiere
Ángel Gómez ... electrician (as Angel Gomez)
Luis Hidalgo ... electrician
Julio Madurga ... camera operator
Joaquín Manchado ... Steadicam operator (as Joaquin Manchado) / camera operator (as Joaquin Manchado)
Daniel Martínez ... still photographer (as Daniel Martinez)
Eugenio Martínez ... electrician (as Eugenio Martinez)
Carlos Miguel ... key grip
Enrique Pérez ... electrician (as Enrique Perez)
Juan Ramos ... Steadicam assistant (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Natalia Luxic ... casting assistant
Isabel Martínez ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Humberto Cornejo ... wardrobe (as Cornejo)
Eva Salas ... wardrobe
Alejandro Van Rooy ... assistant costume designer

Music Department

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Alfredo Anaya ... musician: percussion
Cayetana Castaño ... musician: english horn and oboe
Liliam María Castillo ... musician: piano
Susana Cermeño ... musician: harp
José Luis Crespo ... music mixer
Armenio de Melo ... musician: guitar
Raquel Fernández ... music engineer (as Raquel Fernandez)
Antonio García de Diego ... musician: mandolin
Tomás Garrido ... conductor (as Tomas Garrido)
Lucio Godoy ... music producer / musician: flute
Antonio Goig ... musician: clarinet
Alberto Iglesias ... music producer
Miguel Iniesta ... musician: mandolin
Antonio Olariaga ... music engineer
Antonio Serrano ... musician: harmonica

Script and Continuity Department

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Marisa Ibarra ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Ángel Frutos ... driver (as Angel Frutos)
Juan Luis Grande ... driver
Julián Hernández ... driver (as Julian Hernandez)
Miguel Ángel López ... driver (as Miguel Angel Lopez)
Ángel Megino ... transportation (as Megino)
Carmelo Morón ... driver (as Carmelo Moron)
Agustín Ruiz ... driver (as Agustin Ruiz)
Javier Sánchez ... driver (as Javier Sanchez)
Bernardino Villanueva ... driver

Additional Crew

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Alfonso Aguirre ... laboratory director
Carola Angulo ... stage manager
Emilio Ardura ... tapestry
Simona Benzakein ... press: Europe
Belén Bernuy ... stage manager (as Belen Bernuy)
Víctor Bustarviejo ... basketball trainer: Javier Bardem (as Victor Bustarviejo)
Adela Donamaría ... administration staff (as Adela Donamaria)
Sergio Díaz ... production assistant (as Sergio Diaz)
Imanol Etxeberria ... stage manager (as Imanol Echeverria)
Dalila Garcia ... translator
Lola García ... assistant to director (as Lola Garcia)
Ángel García ... basketball trainer: Javier Bardem
Beatriz Gordo ... administration staff
Juan Lara ... basketball trainer: Javier Bardem
Pablo Núñez ... title designer
Pedro Paz ... assistant to director
Francisco Javier Roa ... making-of
Michel Ruben ... assistant to producer
Ana Sanz ... administration staff
Rosa María Serrano ... administration staff (as Rosa Mª Serrano)
Paz Sufrategui ... press and promotion
Nicolás Tapia ... production assistant (as Nicolas Tapia)
Óscar Valero ... administrator (as Oscar Valero)

Thanks

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Carlos Aguado ... acknowledgment
Juan Carlos Crespo ... acknowledgment
Antonio de Felipe ... acknowledgment
Rafael de Lorenzo ... acknowledgment
Fabián de Torres ... acknowledgment (as Fabian de Torres)
Nicolás Díaz Chico ... acknowledgment (as Nicolas Diaz Chico)
Javier Giner ... acknowledgment
Antonio Henares ... acknowledgment
Fernando Iglesias 'Tacholas' ... acknowledgment
Miguel ... acknowledgment: Manzanares residence
Miguel Navarro ... acknowledgment
Diego de Paz ... acknowledgment
Matías Prats ... acknowledgment (as Matias Prat)
Rafaela ... acknowledgment
Emilio Rodríguez ... acknowledgment (as Emilio Rodriguez)
Serafín ... acknowledgment: Manzanares residence (as Serafin)
Mariano Sánchez ... acknowledgment (as Mariano Sanchez)
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Plot Summary

Pizza delivery man Victor is having an argument with Elena, whom he met a few days ago, but she was high then and doesn't want to hear about him. Reacting to the noise, two cops, young David and older Sancho, arrive at the scene, the gun accidentally goes off.. Four years later David is a wheelchair basketball star, he's married to Elena, Victor is released out of prison and their destinies begin to cross again. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines Life, love, desire...and everything in between. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Carne de cañón (Spain)
  • En chair et en os (France)
  • Live Flesh (United States)
  • Live Flesh (World-wide, English title)
  • Live Flesh (Canada, English title)
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  • 103 min
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Trivia Javier Bardem's mother Pilar Bardem plays the midwife who delivers Victor at the start of the film. See more »
Goofs The first scene is set in January 1970, during the Exception State, but the Exception State was actually in January 1969. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Palmetto/Senseless/Dangerous Beauty/Mrs. Dalloway/Nil by Mouth/Live Flesh (1998). See more »
Soundtracks Ay mi perro See more »
Quotes Sancho: I don't know what to do.
David: Try drinking less.
Sancho: Non-drinkers think not drinking solves it all.
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