Perfect for teacher's 2-day absence! Resource includes double-sided student-led lesson plan and double-sided film guide to analyze plot, characters, themes of Almodóvar's "Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios". Students enjoy classic film while noting cultural differences and director's exaggerations. Film guide is submitted for a grade and used during post-film discussion to consider sanity, machismo, gender, food, Madrid, Almodóvar. Synopsis gives background information, then students answer "Comprensión" and "Enfoque" sections for 95% with optional final section for 100%. Resource provides a memorable experience and sample of director's polemic style via food, friendship, heartbreak, and high speed chase.