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Almodóvar, Pedro

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Todo sobre mi madre by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

160 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,282 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 )

61 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The central focus in Volver is a family of women: mother and grandmother Irene, her daughters Raimunda and Sole, and Raimunda's 14-year-old daughter Paula. Irene is dead: She died with the girls' father in a fire many years ago in their birth village in La Mancha. Raimunda lives in Madrid with Paula and her shiftless husband, who is malevolent, irrelevant, or absent. Separated Sole runs an unlicensed beauty parlor in her apartment. Their old aunt, Paula, still lives in the village and speaks about her sister Irene as if she were still alive. When the aunt dies, some things change, many things return, and Raimunda's troubles become extremely complicated. She bustles through them with passionate determination, a hard-working woman pulled in fifty directions, making a life for her family, reveling in every emotion but self-pity
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

108 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madcap comedy about a woman who has been jilted by the love of her life, her friend who is in love with a terrorist, and her ex-lover's crazed wife
Hable con ella = Talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

39 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,680 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?
La mala educación = Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

88 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Enrique (Fele Martínez) gets a visit from an aspiring actor claiming to be his old school friend Ignacio, who has written a story about their traumatic childhood spent at Catholic school. In the story, a drag performer known as Zahara attempts to blackmail a predatory priest by exposing their scandalous past. The tale provides the inspiration for Enrique's next film. But when the villainous priest from their school days arrives to tell his own version of the events, the truth is wilder than anything anyone could have imagined
Los abrazos rotos = Broken embraces by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

38 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,223 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 )

43 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,173 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 1,066 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 )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and German and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short stories involving people out for vengeance. Vulnerable in the face of a reality that shifts and suddenly turns unpredictable, the characters cross the thin line that divides civilization and barbarism. A lover's betrayal, a return to the repressed past and the violence woven into everyday encounters drive the characters to madness as they cede to the undeniable pleasure of losing control
Atame! = Tie me up/Tie me down! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

82 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 907 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
La flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

75 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo is a professional at ending romances. After all, as romance novelist Amanda Gris, she has had years of experience in the ways of love and affairs of the heart. But when it comes to the end of her own real-life romance, the bitter pill is a little hard to swallow. And as if straight out of one of the steamy novels the cause for disruption is none other than - her best friend. Spanish language - English subtitles
Carne trémula by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

104 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 839 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
La ley del deseo = Law of desire by Carmen Maura( Visual )

84 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 674 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
Matador by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

44 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 667 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
¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

36 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gloria (Carmen Maura) is a cleaning woman and housewife who is addicted to amphetamines. She lives in a crowded apartment with her miserable taxi driving husband (who once forged Hitler's diaries), her two teen sons--one who is selling drugs, the other sleeps with older men, and her crazy mother-in-law who keeps a pet lizard. Driven by despair, Gloria sells off one of her sons, accidentally kills her husband and sets into motion a nightmarish chain of events in Pedro Almodovar's absurdist black comedy."--Container
I'm so excited! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

38 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 559 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 )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 558 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
High heels = Tacones lejanos by Yo Yo Honey Singh( Visual )

74 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 415 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
Patty Diphusa and other writings by Pedro Almodóvar( Book )

44 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verhalen en andere teksten van de Spaanse filmregisseur (1951- )
Entre tinieblas = Dark habits by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 302 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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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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VolverMujeres 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 embracesEl Espinazo del Diablo = The Devil's backboneLa flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secretCarne trémula