Desi has everything most young
women want, a caring husband, a beautiful home and good friends. A
holiday in Turkey with her husband changes her life forever,
plunging her into an obsessive love affair with a Turkish guide, a
wild sexual adventure, which contrasts starkly with her life at
home. Fuelled by a passion within, she gives up everything she has
and hands herself over completely to her lover, who, in turn, uses
her to achieve his ends in the sordid underworld in which he
Awards and festivals
TWELVE NOMINATIOS AT THE GOYA AWARDS (Spanish Academy
* Two Goya Awards:
- Best Original Score: José Nieto.
- Best Production Supervision.
* Ten Nominations:
- Best Film.
- Best Director: Vicente Aranda.
- Best Leading Actress: Ana Belén.
- Best Supporting Actress: Silvia Munt.
- Best Adapted Screenplay: Vicente Aranda.
- Best: Photography: José Luis Alcaine.
- Best Art Direction.
- Best Costume Design.
- Best Makeup and Hairstyling.
- Best Sound.