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Almodóvar, Pedro

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Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

65 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from Spain. Drama. Two sisters in Madrid are revisited by their past when their elderly aunt dies in their home village
Hable con ella Talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

122 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a private clinic Barco and Benigno strike up a friendship while caring for comatose women
Todo sobre mi madre All about my mother by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

104 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman must come to terms with the death of her 17-year-old son and her past when she seeks out her son's father
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

56 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madcap comedy about a woman who has been jilted by the love of her life, her friend who is in love with a terrorist, and her ex-lover's crazed wife
La mala educación Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

53 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lifelong friends revisit some painful memories from their Catholic school days, with unexpected consequences
Los abrazos rotos Broken embraces by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

38 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een blind geworden regisseur vertelt aan de zoon van zijn producer het ingewikkelde verhaal over Lena, de grote liefde van zijn leven
La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

48 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has wanted to create a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he cultivates a skin that is a real shield against every assault. Now, besides the years of study and experimentation, the unscrupulous doctor needs to find an associate and a human guinea pig. Marrilia, the woman who looked after him from birth, is his best and most faithful accomplice. But where will they find the human pig?
El Espinazo del Diablo The Devil's backbone by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Devil's backbone tells the tale of a remote Spanish orphanage during the final days of the Spanish Civil War whose young inhabitants are brutally terrorised by Santi, a decomposing spirit who stalks the building's dark decaying hallways. But as the film builds to a grisly, explosive finale, the children learn the true story of Santi's death and rise up to vow a deadly vengeance on his vicious murderer" -- Container
La flor de mi secreto The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

100 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo writes romance novels - but with a loveless marriage, she finds herself fresh out of inspiration. Angel is a tough and gruff journalist with an iron will and a heart of gold. When their paths cross, they discover something neither had expected - a real-life love affair
Atame! Tie me up/Tie me down! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

102 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ricky, a 23 year-old ex-psychiatric patient chooses Marina for his wife, a porn/B movie queen with whom he spent a night during one of his many escapes from the institution. But when Ricky visits Marina on the set of her new movie, she doesn't even recognise him. He figures that his only option is to kidnap Marina, confident that she will fall madly in love with him
Carne trémula by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

120 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Victor attempts to seduce wealthy junkie, Elena, all he gets for his trouble is a six year ticket to prison. After his release he is haunted by the years he has lost and he wants vengeance
Relatos salvajes by Damián Szifron( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and German and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short stories involving people out for vengeance
La ley del deseo Law of desire by Carmen Maura( Visual )

80 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cocaine-snorting homosexual hedonist writer-director Pablo Quintero is bereft because his boyfriend Juan has just moved out. Pablo meets Antonio at a party, and they share a few passionate nights, but Antonio soon proves far too clingy for Pablo's taste. All hell breaks loose when Antonio comes across a sad, yearning love note from Juan, which ignites in Antonio a bonfire of jealous possessiveness. Pablo's transsexual sister Tina and her daughter Ada get involved in the mess as well. None of their lives will ever be the same because of this tragic unrequited love triangle
Matador by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

41 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diego is a matador unable to practice his craft after being badly gored. Maria is a successful Madrid lawyer. Diego teaches bullfighting to Angel, who wants to bullfight so he can die an exciting death and escape his strict, guilt-inducing Catholic mother. Angel has confessed to a string of recent murders--which he assumes he must be responsible for--having seen them happen in a series of hallucinatory visions, and Maria is defending him. Thanks to Angel, Diego and Maria finally meet. They might have gone through life forever unfulfilled were it not for him -- now they have each found someone with whom to share the ultimate pleasure. All that remains for them is the execution of their Liebestod
I'm so excited! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

46 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mechanical failure on a plane flying to Mexico City is endangering the lives of the passengers aboard. As the pilots attempt to fix the error, the attendants attempt to assist the passengers, and the passengers have a catharsis of emotion that helps them escape the idea of death
¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

51 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gloria (Carmen Maura) is a cleaning woman and housewife who is addicted to amphetamines. She lives in a crowded apartment with her miserable taxi driving husband (who once forged Hitler's diaries), her two teen sons--one who is selling drugs, the other sleeps with older men, and her crazy mother-in-law who keeps a pet lizard. Driven by despair, Gloria sells off one of her sons, accidentally kills her husband and sets into motion a nightmarish chain of events in Pedro Almodovar's absurdist black comedy."--Container
La mujer sin cabeza The headless woman by Lucrecia Martel( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A bourgeois woman is driving alone on a dirt road when she becomes distracted and runs over something. In the days following this jarring incident, she becomes dazed and emotionally disconnected from the people and events in her life. She becomes obsessed with the possibility that she may have killed someone. The police confirm that there were no accidents reported in the area and everything returns to normal, until a gruesome discovery is made"--Container
Kika by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

94 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dizzy dame hairdresser, Kika, gets involved with a host of unusual characters: a homicidal expatriate Yank writer, Nicholas, and his bewildered stepson, Ramon, an uncommunicative underwear photographer; a vampish, oddball femme TV reporter, Andrea; a lesbian maid, Juana, and her mentally-deficient convicted rapist brother, Pablo
Patty Diphusa and other writings by Pedro Almodóvar( Book )

49 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kortroman om en pornomodel og hendes seksuelle udfoldelser i Madrids hektiske natteliv. Derudover udkast til historier. selvportrætter og løsrevne notater, som giver et signalement af Almodovar og supplerer hans filmskildringer af det rastløse, halvperverse storbtliv
Entre tinieblas Dark habits by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Yolanda Bell, une chanteuse de cabaret recherchée par la police, se réfugie dans un couvent. Elle va y découvrir des moeurs inhabituelles..."
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Almadóvar, Pedro.

Almodobar, Cristino 1949-


Almodovar 1949-

Almodóvar Caballero, D. Pedro

Almodóvar Caballero, Pedro.

Almodóvar Caballero, Pedro 1949-

Almodóvar, Cristino 1949-

Almodóvar, Pedro

Almodovar, Pedro 1949-

Almodovar, Pedro. , 1951-

Blanco, Mateo 1949-

Caballero, Pedro Almodóvar.

Patatia, Pepe 1949-

Patatin, Pepe 1949-

Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar director de cine, guionista e productor español

Pedro Almodóvar filmmaker

Pedro Almodóvar hiszpański reżyser i scenarzysta

Pedro Almodóvar réalisateur de cinéma espagnol

Pedro Almodóvar regista spagnolo

Pedro Almodóvar Spaans filmregisseur

Pedro Almodóvar spanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Pedro Almodóvar Spanish film director, screenwriter and film producer

Pedro Almodóvar spanyol filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró, filmproducer

Pedro Almodovars

Pepe Patatia.

Pepe Patatin.

Petrus Almodóvar

Πέδρο Αλμοδόβαρ

Педра Альмадовар

Педро Алмадовар

Педро Алмодовар

Педро Альмодовар испанский кинорежиссёр, кинопродюсер, сценарист, писатель и певец

Пэдра Альмадовар

Պեդրո Ալմոդովար

פדרו אלמודובר

بيدرو المودوبار

پدرو آلمودوار تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان اسپانیایی

पेद्रो अल्मोदोबार

പെദ്രോ അൽമൊദോവാർ

პედრო ალმოდოვარი

알모도바르, 페드로 1949-

페드로 알모도바르

アルモドバル, ペドロ



Hable con ella Talk to herTodo sobre mi madre All about my motherMujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" Women on the verge of a nervous breakdownLa mala educación Bad educationLos abrazos rotos Broken embracesEl Espinazo del Diablo The Devil's backboneLa flor de mi secreto The flower of my secretCarne trémula