New Pedro Almodóvar Film ‘Julieta’ Gets Release Date; Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Rest of Library

Films acquired include “Pepi, Luci, Bom;” “Labyrinth of Passion;” “Dark Habits;” “High Heels;” “Kika” and “What Have I Done to Deserve This?”

Sony Pictures Classics has set a Dec. 21 theater release for Pedro Almodóvar’s 20th film “Julieta,” and acquired the remainder of his film library.

The new acquisitions include “Pepi, Luci, Bom;” “Labyrinth of Passion;” “Dark Habits;” “What Have I Done to Deserve This?;” “High Heels” and “Kika.” The full library also includes “Matador,” “Law of Desire,” “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” “The Flower of My Secret,” “Live Flesh,” “All About My Mother,” “Talk to Her,” “Bad Education,” “Volver,” “Broken Embraces,” “I’m So Excited!” and “The Skin I Live In.”

“Julieta” premiered at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. The film is based on short stories by Nobel laureate Alice Munro and stars Adriana Ugarte, Emma Suárez and Rossy de Palma.

The director, screenwriter, producer and former actor has won two Academy Awards, two Golden Globes, four British Academy Film Awards, six European Film Awards, nine Goya Awards and four prizes at Cannes.