Pedro Almodovar Once Performed Oral Sex on an Actress to Get the Scene Right

While giving an interview at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, Pedro Almodóvar was asked how he manages to coax such amazing performances out of his actors. "I play all the roles on set," Almodóvar said. "In a film I made a long time ago, I even performed cunnilingus on an actress to show the actor how to do it," the legendary Spanish director told shocked reporters at a press conference for his new film, Broken Embraces, which is premiering at the festival.

Broken Embraces tells the tragic tale of a love affair between a young actress and a director and stars Almdovar's frequent muse, Penelope Cruz. Hmm, sounds a little too close for comfort. If you ask us, Penelope had better watch her back!

Almodóvar's Broken Embraces is one of 20 films up for the highest honor awarded at Cannes, the Palme d'Or for best film, but the director says he is leaving on Friday "so I don't give the impression that I'm waiting for an award." 

"But!" Almodovar quickly added, "I'm prepared to come back on Sunday even if it's to get an award for best actor or best director." Riiiight.