Two men almost meet while watching a dance performance, but their lives are irrevocably entwined by fate. They meet later at a private clinic where Benigno is the caregiver for Alicia, a beautiful dance student who lies in a coma. Marco is there to visit his girlfriend Lydia, a famous matador also rendered motionless. As the men wage vigil over the women they love, the story unfolds in flashback and flash-forward as the lives of the four are further entwined and their relationships move toward a surprising conclusion 114 minutes 2002 Actor/Actors: Dario Grandinetti, Geraldine Chaplin, Javier Camara, Leonor Watling. Audio commentary by Pedro Almodovar and Geraldine Chaplin.