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Almodóvar, Pedro

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

155 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,471 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 )

233 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,413 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
Hable con ella = Talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

121 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a private clinic Barco and Benigno strike up a friendship while caring for comatose women
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

147 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,801 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 )

124 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrates the reunion of two young men in early 80s Madrid, as the city starts to breathe a new air of freedom. Fifteen years earlier, in the darkness of a Catholic school, the two young men had discovered sensuality and a common hatred of the priests from whom they received their bad education. Now, in the new and liberated Madrid, both men, a film-maker and an aspiring actor, revisit their early years together. As they try to uncover the truth about themselves, each other and the other characters in their story, they realise that things and people are not as they first seem
Los abrazos rotos = Broken embraces by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

69 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,305 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 )

81 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession". IMDB
El Espinazo del Diablo = The Devil's backbone by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,076 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 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short stories involving people in severe emotional distress
La flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

113 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 944 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 )

148 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 897 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 )

110 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An absurd black comedy that centers on a housewife and cleaning woman who is hooked on amphetamines and must contend with her crazy family. In Spanish with English subtitles
Matador by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

108 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 804 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 Carmen Maura( Visual )

86 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 675 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
Atame! = Tie me up/Tie me down! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

106 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 602 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
High heels = Tacones lejanos by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

119 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 574 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
Entre tinieblas = Dark habits by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

76 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 572 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 )

40 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 565 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
Kika by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

135 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 530 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 )

65 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 339 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 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 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

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 madreHable 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