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DIRECTED BY Pedro Almodóvar STARRING Gael García Bernal, Fele Martínez, Javier Cámara Opens May 21, Cert 18, 104 mins By all accounts, Pedro Almodóvar has worked on Bad Education for the best part of a decade, and the hard graft certainly shows in this elaborate blend of autobiography, film noir and metafiction. His central character is a gay film director, rising to prominence in the early '80s. Like Almodóvar, Enrique (Martínez) was educated at a strict Catholic school, where he believed some of his classmates were abused.

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