Sunday Shorts: ‘The Cannibalistic Councillor (La Concejala Antropofaga)’, written and directed by Pedro Almodovar

The Cannibalistic Councillor

Today’s film is the 2009 short La Concejala Antropofaga, also known as The Cannibalistic Councillor. The short stars Penelope Cruz, Marta Aledo, and Carmen Machi, with the latter two reprising their roles from the 2009 feature Broken Embraces, and is written and directed by Pedro Almodovar, under the pseudonyms Harry Caine and Mateo Blanco. Almodovar has been a respected filmmaker on the international stage for numerous decades, with features such as Volver and All About My Mother. His newest feature, I’m So Excited, opens in wide release in American theatres this weekend.


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