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Almodóvar, Pedro

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Todo sobre mi madre by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

156 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award Winner 2000. (Best Foreign Language Film). From acclaimed Spanish director Pedro Almodovar All About My Mother is a delirious, baroque drama sturated with extreme characters, hilarious interactions and vibrant colours
Hable con ella = Talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

90 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a private clinic Barco and Benigno strike up a friendship while caring for comatose women
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

108 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a woman's lover leaves her, she discovers that the police are looking for her because of his criminal activities. After talking to a female lawyer, she discovers that her lawyer is her old lover's new girlfriend
La mala educación = Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

83 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Enrique (Fele Martínez) gets a visit from an aspiring actor claiming to be his old school friend Ignacio, who has written a story about their traumatic childhood spent at Catholic school. In the story, a drag performer known as Zahara attempts to blackmail a predatory priest by exposing their scandalous past. The tale provides the inspiration for Enrique's next film. But when the villainous priest from their school days arrives to tell his own version of the events, the truth is wilder than anything anyone could have imagined
The skin I live in = La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

42 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has been interested in creating a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years he manages to cultivate a skin that is a real shield against every assault. In addition to years of study and experimentation, Robert needed a further three things: no scruples, an accomplice and a human guinea pig. Scruples were never a problem. Marilia, the woman who looked after him from the day he was born, is his most faithful accomplice. And as for the human guinea pig
El Espinazo del Diablo = The Devil's backbone by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twelve-year-old Carlos is the latest arrival to Santa Lucia School, an imposing stone building that shelters the orphans of the Republican militia and politicians during the last days of the Spanish Civil War. Carlos gradually uncovers the dark ties that bind the inhabitants of the school: hidden riches, sexual intrigue and the restless ghost of a murdered student"--Container
Relatos salvajes = Wild tales by Damián Szifron( Visual )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and German and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short stories involving people in severe emotional distress
La flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

74 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo is a professional at ending romances. After all, as romance novelist Amanda Gris, she has had years of experience in the ways of love and affairs of the heart. But when it comes to the end of her own real-life romance, the bitter pill is a little hard to swallow. And as if straight out of one of the steamy novels the cause for disruption is none other than - her best friend. Spanish language - English subtitles
Carne trémula by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

105 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 840 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
La ley del deseo = Law of desire by Carmen Maura( Visual )

83 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 669 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
La mujer sin cabeza = The headless woman by Lucrecia Martel( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 555 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
Entre tinieblas = Dark habits by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nightclub singer hides out in a convent after her lover dies of an overdose. The nuns, who welcome her with open arms, have problems of their own
Patty Diphusa and other writings by Pedro Almodóvar( Book )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diphusa, in short stories, autobiographical pieces and tongue-in-cheek advice for the would-be filmmaker. The first half of the book consists of the street-wise memoirs of Patty Diphusa, Madrid scenester and star of X-rated comic books. From high-society gallery openings to the bathrooms of basement discos, Patty cuts a kinky swath through Madrid's counter-culture and takes a skewed look at the human condition. Also included are stories and essays on such subjects as
High heels = Tacones lejanos by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

58 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The husband of a TV anchorwoman, ex-lover of her long-estranged singer-actress mother, is mysteriously killed, and both mother and daughter come under suspicion in a frenzied investigation filled with romantic mix-ups and mistaken identities
Talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men share an odd friendship while they care for their girlfriends who are both in deep comas
Almodóvar on Almodóvar by Pedro Almodóvar( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro Almodóvar by Ernesto R Acevedo-Muñoz( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume provides a detailed introduction to the essential themes, style, and aesthetics of Pedro Almodovar's films, put in the context of Spain's profound cultural transitions since 1980. It covers the major concerns of the most successful of all Spanish film directors and makes clear connections to the logic of his choices
The Pedro Almodóvar archives : the complete films by Pedro Almodóvar( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Todo sobre mi madreHable con ella = Talk to herLa mala educación = Bad educationLa flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secretCarne trémulaLa ley del deseo = Law of desire
Alternative Names
Almadóvar, Pedro.

Almodobar, Cristino 1949-

Almodóvar.

Almodovar 1949-

Almodóvar Caballero, D. Pedro

Almodóvar Caballero, Pedro.

Almodóvar Caballero, Pedro 1949-

Almodóvar, Cristino 1949-

Almodóvar, Pedro

Almodovar, Pedro 1949-

Almodovar, Pedro. , 1951-

Almodovars Kabaljero, Pedro, 1949-

Almodovars, Pedro, 1949-

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

Альмодовар, Педро, 1949-

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

ペドロ・アルモドバル

佩德罗·阿尔莫多瓦尔

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Hable con ella = Talk to herMujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdownLa mala educación = Bad educationEl Espinazo del Diablo = The Devil's backboneLa flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secretCarne trémulaLa ley del deseo = Law of desirePatty Diphusa and other writings