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Almodóvar, Pedro

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Most widely held works by Pedro Almodóvar
Volver by Pedro Almodvar( Visual )

133 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raimunda is struggling to make ends meet, holding down several jobs while supporting her unemployed husband and her teenage daughter. When Raimunda and her sister are visited by the ghost of their dead mother, it becomes clear that some long-repressed family issues remain unresolved
Todo sobre mi madre All about my mother by Pedro Almodvar( Visual )

145 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,274 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. But when tragedy strikes and her son is killed in a car accident, her world crumbles
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" by Pedro Almodvar( Visual )

96 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from Spain. Comedy. A woman has been jilted by her lover. Her friend is in love with a terrorist. Her ex-lover's wife is crazy
Hable con ella Talk to her by Pedro Almodvar( Visual )

70 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a private clinic Barco and Benigno strike up a friendship while caring for comatose women
La mala educación Bad education by Pedro Almodvar( Visual )

74 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,292 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 S.A Deseo( Visual )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 1,119 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
La piel que habito by Pedro Almodvar( Visual )

41 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and French and held by 1,008 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 )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 993 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
Carne trémula by Pedro Almodvar( Visual )

89 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 814 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
Matador by Pedro Almodvar( Visual )

97 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 776 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 Almodvar( Visual )

78 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 680 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
Relatos salvajes = Wild tales by Damin Szifron( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short stories involving people out for vengeance
Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!! by Pedro Almodvar( Visual )

75 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy about a working class family in present day Madrid struggling to get by. The situation comes to a head with the death of the husband and father of the family. It tells of the off-wall housewife and widow and her various trials and escapades
La flor de mi secreto The flower of my secret( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 557 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"--Container
La mujer sin cabeza The headless woman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 538 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 Almodvar( Visual )

120 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 515 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
Atame! Tie me up/Tie me down!( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 457 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
Entre tinieblas Dark habits by Pedro Almodvar( Visual )

44 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 400 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 Almodvar( Book )

76 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verhalen en andere teksten van de Spaanse filmregisseur (1951- )
High heels Tacones lejanos( Visual )

45 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 318 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Almadvar, Pedro.

Almodobar, Cristino 1949-


Almodovar 1949-

Almodvar Caballero, D. Pedro

Almodvar Caballero, Pedro.

Almodvar Caballero, Pedro 1949-

Almodvar, Cristino 1949-

Almodvar, Pedro

Almodovar, Pedro 1949-

Almodovar, Pedro. , 1951-

Blanco, Mateo 1949-

Caballero, Pedro Almodvar.

Patatia, Pepe 1949-

Patatin, Pepe 1949-

Pedro Almodvar

Pedro Almodvar filmmaker

Pedro Almodvar hiszpański reżyser i scenarzysta

Pedro Almodvar ralisateur de cinma espagnol

Pedro Almodvar regista spagnolo

Pedro Almodvar Spaans filmregisseur

Pedro Almodvar spanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Pedro Almodvar Spanish film director, screenwriter and film producer

Pedro Almodvar spanyol filmrendező, forgatknyvr, filmproducer

Pedro Almodovars

Pepe Patatia.

Pepe Patatin.

Petrus Almodvar

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

페드로 알모도바르

アルモドバル, ペドロ



Todo sobre mi madre All about my motherMujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios"Hable con ella Talk to herLa mala educación Bad educationLos abrazos rotos Broken embracesEl Espinazo del Diablo The Devil's backboneCarne trémulaMatador