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Almodóvar, Pedro

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Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

185 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,538 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 by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

244 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,447 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
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

176 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,038 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
Hable con ella = Talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

140 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,995 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 Almodóvar( Visual )

141 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,469 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 )

79 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,314 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 )

96 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,309 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
Relatos salvajes = Wild tales by Damián Szifron( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and German and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short stories involving people in severe emotional distress
Julieta by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

42 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julieta lives in Madrid with her daughter Antía. They both suffer in silence over the loss of Xoan, Antía's father and Julieta's husband. At times, grief doesn't bring people closer, it drives them apart
La flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

130 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 941 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 )

169 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The surprising interaction between a man just out of jail and the people who wrongfully put him there
¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

127 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An absurd black comedy that centres on Gloria, a very resourceful working class housewife and cleaning woman, who is hooked on amphetamines and must contend with her crazy family
Matador by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

120 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 807 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
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 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Spanish Civil War, young Carlos is abandoned at a completely isolated orphanage. The tensions therein have been building for years, exacerbated by the unexploded bomb resting menacingly in the courtyard. Bullies scheme, tempers flare, and a ghost that visits Carlos's bed seems to be the key to it all
La ley del deseo = Law of desire by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

91 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 712 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 )

136 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 604 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 )

51 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 598 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 )

86 editions published between 1000 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nightclub singer hides out in a convent after her lover dies of an overdose. The eccentric nuns, who welcome her with open arms, have problems of their own: with the church, with the law and with their benefactor. In the end, it's hard to say who's redeemed, if anyone
Atame! = Tie me up/Tie me down! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

96 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about an orphaned mental patient who is determined to create an ideal family for himself, so, in an irrationally inspired bid for love, he kidnaps a recovering drug addict/porn star
La mujer sin cabeza = The headless woman by Lucrecia Martel( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 575 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
 
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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 španielsky filmový režisér

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 במאי 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 breakdownHable con ella = Talk to herLa mala educación = Bad educationLos abrazos rotos = Broken embracesLa flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secretCarne trémulaMatador