Pedro Almodóvar

  • 175 Pages
  • 3.61 MB
  • English
University Press of Mississippi , Jackson
Almodóvar, Pedro -- Interviews, Motion picture producers and directors -- Spain -- Inter
Statementedited by Paula Willoquet-Maricondi.
SeriesConversations with filmmakers series
ContributionsWilloquet-Maricondi, Paula, 1960-
LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.A46 A5 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 175 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23241913M
ISBN 101578065690, 1578065682
ISBN 139781578065684, 9781578065691
LC Control Number2003049711

22 rows  Pedro Almodóvar Caballero (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾo almoˈðoβaɾ kaβaˈʝeɾo]; born 25 September ) is a Spanish filmmaker, director, screenwriter, producer, and former actor. He came to prominence as a director and screenwriter during La Movida Madrileña, a cultural renaissance that followed after the end of Francoist first few films characterised the sense of Born: Pedro Almodóvar Caballero, 25 September.

This edition of The Pedro Almodóvar Archives offers unique inside access to behind-the-scenes pictures and personal reminiscences as the director guides us through his journey, from his early days right through to I’m So Excited () and Julieta ().

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As a young man, Almodóvar moved to Madrid with the hopes of attending the Spanish national film school, but it had recently been closed under dictator Francisco Franco’s rule. Pedro Almodóvar's films―such as Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Tie Me Up!Tie Me Down!, All About My Mother, and Talk to Her, to name a few―are colorful and deeply felt celebrations of life and influence of these works, which have been feted around the world, has been immense, and Almodóvar on Almodóvar tells the personal story of the man and his wonderfully vivid /5(12).

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Marvin D'Lugo is Professor of Spanish and Adjunct Professor of Screen Studies at Clark University, Massachusetts where he teaches courses on Spanish and Latin-American cinema.

He has published a number of books including Pedro Almodóvar () in the University of Illinois Press’ Contemporary Film Directors series.

The book provides a detailed introduction to the essential themes, style, and aesthetics of Pedro Almodóvar's films, put in the context of Spain's profound cultural transitions since With precise and close analysis, the book covers the major concerns of the most successful of all Spanish film directors and makes direct, clear connections to the logic of Almodóvar's aesthetic and.

Aesthetics, Ethics and Trauma in the Cinema of Pedro Almodóvar Book Description: Reconceptualising Almodóvar's films as theoretical and political resources, this innovative book examines a neglected aspect of his cinema: its engagement with the traumatic past, with subjective and collective memory, and with the ethical and political.

Pedro Almodóvar Caballero: Height: 5' 9¾" ( m) Mini Bio (1) The most internationally acclaimed Spanish filmmaker since Luis Buñuel was born in a small town (Calzada de Calatrava) in the impoverished Spanish region of La Mancha. He arrived in Madrid inand survived by selling used items in the flea-market called El Rastro.

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This is a book celebrating Pedro Almodóvar for making films that are courageous, often outrageous and visually stunning. The authors discuss the themes played out in his films such as: sexuality, sexual identity, gender roles, trauma, and the struggle for power.

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In Julieta, the latest from Pedro Almodóvar, the Spanish director has created his most restrained film tohe admits, was by order for him to properly adapt three of Alice Author: Manuel Betancourt.

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The filmmaker looks back on his first trip to the Oscars, visiting the set of "Dick Tracy," and his. Book Description: One of world cinema’s most exciting filmmakers, Pedro Almodóvar has been delighting, provoking, arousing, shocking, and—above all—entertaining audiences around the globe since he first burst on the international film scene in the early s.

Pedro Almodóvar Caballero (Spaingie pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾo almoˈðoβar kaβaˈʎeɾo]; born 25 September ) is a Spaingie film director, screenwriter, producer an umwhile actor.

He came tae prominence as a director an screenwriter durin La Movida Madrileña, a cultural renaissance that follaeed the daith o Spainyie dictator Francisco Franco.Julieta is a Spanish film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar based on three short stories from the book Runaway by Alice film is Almodóvar's 20th feature and stars Emma Suárez and Adriana Ugarte as older and younger versions of the film's protagonist, Julieta, alongside Daniel Grao, Inma Cuesta, Darío Grandinetti, Michelle Jenner and Rossy de by: Alberto Iglesias.Discerning Alice Munro fans may be surprised to hear that Julieta, the latest film from Pedro Almodóvar, whose florid, highly romantic dramas have defined Spanish cinema for years, was adapted.