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"Almodóvar followers who have secretly been hankering for a return to the broad, transgressive comedy of his early work will be thrilled by I'm So Excited!, a hugely entertaining, feelgood celebration of human sexuality." - Variety

Ten thousand feet in the air, Mexico-bound Peninsula Flight 2549 runs into trouble when its landing gear malfunctions, and the plane is put in a holding pattern. On board, the cabin crew deal with the situation by putting economy class to sleep (with the help of some handy drugs) and breaking out the tequila and mescaline in business class, where the passengers include a virgin psychic, a dominatrix, a soap star and a corrupt banker.

Gleefully returning to the raunchy camp of his Pepi, Luci, Bom and the Other Girls (MIFF 1991) days, director Pedro Almodóvar delivers a biting satire on contemporary Spanish politics - the biting in this case being outrageously playful and sexually suggestive. With a top-notch cast of Spain's finest acting talent (including a cameo from Pénélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas) and hyper-real visuals, I'm So Excited! is a screwball farce in vintage Almodóvarian style.

"Littered with hilariously over-the-top moments … I'm So Excited! is a deliberately broad and bold sexual comedy." - Screen

D/S Pedro Almodóvar P Augustin Almodóvar, Esther Garcia Dist Transmission Films L Spanish w/English subtitles TD DCP/2013