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Almodóvar, Pedro

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Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

119 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,338 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 Almodóvar( Visual )

106 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,823 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
Hable con ella Talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

62 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marco, a journalist grieving for a love affair that ended ten years' ago, falls in love with Lydia, a bullfighter also on the rebound. Benigno, a nurse, dedicates his life to his only patient, a young dancer in a coma as a result of an accident four years' before; he talks to her, reads to her, holds photographs in front of her closed eyes. When Lydia is brought comatose to the hospital where Benigno works, he and Marco become friendly, and the nurse encourages the journalist to talk to her and hope for a miracle. Marco is Sancho to Benigno's Quixote, and as Benigno's hopes for his patient become fantasies, Marco tries to inject reality. Does a miracle await?
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

75 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,649 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
La mala educación Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

54 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lifelong friends revisit some painful memories from their Catholic school days, with unexpected consequences
La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

54 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,189 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?
Los abrazos rotos Broken embraces by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

41 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,189 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
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 1,049 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
La flor de mi secreto The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

101 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 930 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
Relatos salvajes = Wild tales by Damián Szifron( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and German and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short stories involving people out for vengeance
Atame! Tie me up/Tie me down! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

83 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ricki, jeune homme amoureux de l'indifférente Marina, l'enlève, puis la séquestre pour lui démontrer son amour et provoquer chez elle, ce dont il est sûr, un sentiment amoureux vis-à-vis de lui
Matador by Compañía Iberoamericana de TV( Visual )

87 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At his school in Madrid, ex-bullfighter Diego Montes instructs his students in the corrida, "the art of the kill". Trainee bullfighter Angel, sexually repressed and mother-fixated, is taunted about his suspected homosexuality by Diego
La ley del deseo Law of desire by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

87 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pablo and Tina have complicated sexual lives. Pablo writes and directs plays and films; he's gay and deeply in love with Juan, a young man who won't reply to Pablo's affection or letters. Pablo's sibling Tina is a transsexual, angry at men, raising Ada, and trying to make it as an actress. Pablo takes up with Antonio, a youth who becomes jealous of Pablo's love for Juan. Antonio seeks out Juan, and violence leads to Pablo's grief and a temporary loss of memory. When memory returns, he learns that Antonio has taken up with Tina. In horror, he hurries to Tina's rescue and must face Antonio and his desire
Carne trémula by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

65 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The lives of five people are intertwined by romance, friendship and rivalry. Victor has fallen for a woman, Elena. Elena wants nothing to do with Victor and she calls the cops when he shows up at her apartment. The two cops that show up are David and Sancho. Sancho is a chronic, abusive drunk and believes his wife, Clara may be having an affair with his partner, David"
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
Entre tinieblas Dark habits by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

77 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 534 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
I'm so excited! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

33 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With malfunctioning landing gear, the fight attendants on a Madrid-Mexico City flight try to distract the passengers from this crisis with comical results
Patty Diphusa and other writings by Pedro Almodóvar( Book )

38 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 293 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
The Pedro Almodóvar archives : the complete films by Pedro Almodóvar( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in 4 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction by Thierry Frémaux translated into Spanish from the orinal French
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
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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

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



Todo sobre mi madre All about my motherHable con ella Talk to herMujeres 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 secretMatador