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Almodóvar, Pedro

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Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

175 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raimunda lives in Madrid with her daughter Paula and her drunk husband Paco. Her sister, Sole, is separated and works clandestinely as a hairstylist for women. Years ago, in the sisters birth village, they lost their parents in a fire in La Mancha. Their aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and continues to speak about her sister Irene, mother of the two sisters, as if she were still alive. When the old aunt dies the situation changes and the past returns(volver)
Todo sobre mi madre by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

243 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuela is the perfect mother. A hard-working nurse, she's built a comfortable life for herself and her teenage son, until her son is killed in a car accident
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

185 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivan, Pepa's grote liefde, heeft net hun verhouding beëindigd. Pepa is diepbedroefd en wil een einde aan haar leven maken. Maar ellende komt nooit alleen. Haar vriendin, Candela is verliefd geworden op een terrorist en de zoon van Ivan wil het liefdesnest dat Pepa met Ivan deelde huren. Dan komt Ivan's stapelgekke vrouw langs met geladen vuurwapens. Ivan zelf vertrekt met zijn nieuwe vriendin met het vliegtuig dat de vriend van Candela wil kapen. Het is genoeg voor elke vrouw om een zenuwinzinking te krijgen
La mala educación = Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

139 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Enrique gets a visit from an aspiring actor claiming to be his old school friend Igancio, who has written a story about their traumatic childhood spent at Catholic school. In the story, a drag performer attempts to blackmail a predatory priest by exposing their scandalous past. When Enrique produces a film based on the story, the villainous priest from their school days arrives to tell his own version of the events
Los abrazos rotos = Broken embraces by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

77 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro Almódovar's acclaimed tale of sex, secrets and cinema. When her father becomes gravely ill, beautiful Lena consents to a relationship with her boss Ernesto Martel. An extremely wealthy and much-older man, he pays for her father's hospitalisation and provides her a lavish lifestyle. Lena's dream, however, is to act and she soon falls for the director of her first film - a project bankrolled by her jealous husband to keep her near. Upon his discovery of the affair, Ernesto stops at nothing to ruin Lena's happiness
The skin I live in = La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

90 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,312 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 accomplice, and a human guinea pig. Marrilia, the woman who looked after him from birth, is his most faithful accomplice. But where will they find the guinea 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 1,109 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
Relatos salvajes = Wild tales by Damián Szifron( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and German and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short stories involving people out for vengeance. Vulnerable in the face of a reality that shifts and suddenly turns unpredictable, the characters cross the thin line that divides civilization and barbarism. A lover's betrayal, a return to the repressed past and the violence woven into everyday encounters drive the characters to madness as they cede to the undeniable pleasure of losing control
Atame! = Tie me up/Tie me down! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

151 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,024 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 )

180 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 945 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
Julieta by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

34 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een vrouw gaat op zoek naar haar dochter, met wie ze zo'n jaar geen contact heeft gehad
Matador by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

120 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 809 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
La ley del deseo = Law of desire by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

92 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 710 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
High heels = Tacones lejanos by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

137 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A girl's mother returns after 15 years to find her daughter has married one of her (the mother's) old boyfriends. They try to mend their broken mother/daughter relationship and deal with their common lover." IMDB
I'm so excited! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

46 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 596 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
Entre tinieblas = Dark habits by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

89 editions published between 1000 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 592 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
La mujer sin cabeza = The headless woman by Lucrecia Martel( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 566 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
Patty Diphusa and other writings by Pedro Almodóvar( Book )

68 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verhalen en andere teksten van de Spaanse filmregisseur (1951- )
Hable con ella by Pedro Almodóvar( Book )

42 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 114 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 )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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.

Caballero Pedro Almodovar 1949-....

Patatia, Pepe 1949-

Patatin, Pepe 1949-

Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar Caballero španělský filmový režisér

Pedro Almodóvar director de cine, guionista e productor español

Pedro Almodóvar director de cine, guionista y productor español

Pedro Almodóvar director de cinema i guionista espanyol

Pedro Almodóvar espanjalainen elokuvaohjaaja ja -käsikirjoittaja

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 שחקן ספרדי

بيدرو ألمودوبار

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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Todo sobre mi madreMujeres 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 backboneCarne trémulaMatadorLa ley del deseo = Law of desire