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Almodóvar : labyrinths of passion

Author: Gwynne Edwards
Publisher: London : Peter Owen, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Edwards, Gwynne.
Almodóvar.
London : Peter Owen, 2001
(DLC) 2001409932
(OCoLC)45648250
Named Person: Pedro Almodóvar; Pedro Almodóvar; Pedro Almodóvar
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gwynne Edwards
OCLC Number: 631988001
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (223 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Gwynne Edwards.

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"Spanish director Pedro Almodovar has produced more than a dozen highly original films. This extraordinarily creative and imaginative film-maker deals with passion and desire in all its forms: from the 'pop' world of Pepi, Luci, Bom and All the Girls on the Heap through to the unconventional nuns of Dark Habits, the serial killer lovers of Matador, the frantic women of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, the obsessive passions of Live Flesh and the moving tragi-comic world of All About My Mother. He has created a body of work which, with its intriguing characters, dramatic situations, powerful emotions, labyrinthine plots, brilliant use of colour and evocative music, has all the complexity and fascination of life itself." "This important new study will appeal to Almodovar's devotees and to film students alike, with its chronological examination of the director's career. It sheds light on each individual film, demonstrates the connections between one movie and another and examines the director's progression in terms of genre, style and cinematic technique to reveal Almodovar's growing mastery of his art."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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