Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (, , "Tie Me!") is a 1989 Spanish dark romantic comedy film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar, and starring Victoria Abril and Antonio Banderas alongside Loles Léon, Francisco Rabal, Julieta Serrano, María Barranco, and Rossy de Palma. The plot follows a recently released psychiatric patient who kidnaps an actress in order to make her fall in love with him. He believes his destiny is to marry her and father her children.
Ricky, a 23-year-old psychiatric patient, has been deemed cured and is released from a mental institution. Until then, he has been the lover of the woman director of the hospital. An orphan, free, and alone, his goal is to have a normal life with Marina Osorio, an actress, former porn star, and recovering drug addict, whom he once slept with during an escape from the asylum.
|keywords||addict assistant director attack attempt to escape black market capture clean confine doctor who drug addict film film director gag handcuff last day married mask mental institution misguide musical number mutilate next door neighbor porn star pornographic film actor rescue she has fallen in love with her captor sing stockholm syndrome tie up woman director wrap wrap party|
|producer||Agustín Almodóvar Enrique Posner|
|theme||black comedy filmmaking independent romantic comedy|