The Human Voice



A woman 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.

  • International title: The Human Voice
  • Original title: La voz humana
  • Director: Pedro Almodóvar
  • Year: 2020
  • Length: 30 min
  • Country: Spain
  • Dialogues: English, Spanish
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Tilda Swinton, Agustín Almodóvar, Miguel Almodóvar, Pablo Almodóvar, Diego Pajuelo, Carlos Garcia Cambero

Selective list of festivals and awards: Venice Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival

Director’s biography: Pedro Almodóvar Caballero (born 25 September 1949) is a Spanish film director, screenwriter and producer. Almodóvar is arguably the most successful and internationally known Spanish filmmaker of his generation. His films, marked by complex narratives, employ the codes of melodrama and use elements of pop culture, popular songs, irreverent humor, strong colors, glossy décor and LGBT themes. Desire, passion, family and identity are among Almodóvar’s most prevalent themes. His films enjoy a worldwide following and he has become a major figure on the stage of world cinema.