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Almodóvar, Pedro

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Todo sobre mi madre All about my mother by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

196 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,374 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
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

65 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,227 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 )

62 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,724 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 )

57 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,638 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 )

52 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,234 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 1,188 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 )

47 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 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 )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,034 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 5 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
Carne trémula by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

120 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 868 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
¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

96 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloria is a typical Spanish housewife -- or is she? Her own small apartment would seem to be enough to keep her occupied, housing as it does her indifferent taxi-driver husband, two sons who have discovered the fringe benefits of drug-dealing, and a self reliant mother-in-law with a pet lizard
Relatos salvajes by Damián Szifron( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and German and held by 721 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 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El joven Ricki es huérfano desde los tres años y toda su vida la ha pasado en diferentes instituciones sociales y reformatorios. Por su parte, Marina es una mujer que ha tenido problemas con las drogas y trabaja como actriz en películas pornográficas y de terror. Fascinado por ella, Ricki la rapta, dispuesto a hacer todo lo posible para que Marina corresponda a su amor. La animadversión inicial de la mujer, y sus vanos intentos de huir, van dejando paso a una progresiva hermandad entre ambos, finalmente convertida en auténtico amor
Matador by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

42 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 586 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 )

47 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 561 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
La mujer sin cabeza The headless woman by Lucrecia Martel( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 544 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
La ley del deseo Law of desire by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

44 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 517 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
Kika by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

93 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 421 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 320 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 )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 301 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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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



VolverHable 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 secretCarne trémula