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Almodóvar, Pedro

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Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

186 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,546 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 )

245 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,453 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
Hable con ella = Talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

138 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,994 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 )

146 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,950 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
La mala educación = Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

141 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,467 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
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 1,317 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
Los abrazos rotos = Broken embraces by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

79 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,313 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
Relatos salvajes = Wild tales by Damián Szifron( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and German and held by 1,130 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
Julieta by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

40 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julieta lives in Madrid with her daughter Ant?a. They both suffer in silence over the loss of Xoan, Ant?a'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 )

129 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 943 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 )

171 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 915 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 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An absurd black comedy that centers 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 )

122 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 811 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
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 750 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 ley del deseo = Law of desire by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

92 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 716 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 611 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 599 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 592 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
Atame! = Tie me up/Tie me down! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

97 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rambunctious dark comedy. An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a B-movie porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him. A highly unconventional romance that came on the spike heels of Almodovar's international sensation Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, this is a splashy, sexy central work in the career of one of the world's most beloved and provocative auteurs
La mujer sin cabeza = The headless woman by Lucrecia Martel( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 573 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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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 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 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 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 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 embracesLa flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secretCarne trémulaMatador