Title: ¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto? (What have I done to Deserve This?)
Director:: Pedro Almodóvar
This older Almodóvar film is about a struggling dysfunctional family in Madrid. Every character is quirky: the mother Gloria with a slight over-the-counter pill addiction, her terrible husband with a love of fascist Germany, their two troubled kids and a kooky grandma who lives with her family but locks up her food.
Just when you think every character is a complete disaster, there are moments of hope, like the drug dealing son's sweet relationship with his grandma and her plan for a better life moving back to the village where she was born and the kindhearted neighbor prostitute Cristal's dreams of stardom in Las Vegas. Despite some of the darker themes carried in the film, it maintains a lighthearted and almost comedic tone.