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Pedro Almodóvar

Author: Marvin D'Lugo
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2006.
Series: Contemporary film directors.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Pedro Almodóvar, Marvin D'Lugo offers a concise, informed, and insightful commentary on the man who has become a preeminent force in modern cinema and by far the best known Spanish filmmaker among English-speaking audiences. D'Lugo follows Almodóvar's career chronologically as he moves from amateur to international celebrity, analyzing the films' increasing complexity in terms of the director's central themes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
D'Lugo, Marvin.
Pedro Almodóvar.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607751243
Named Person: Pedro Almodóvar; Pedro Almodóvar; Pedro Almodóvar; Pedro Almodóvar; Pedro Almodovar; Pedro Almodóvar
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marvin D'Lugo
ISBN: 0252031172 9780252031175 0252073614 9780252073618
OCLC Number: 62281660
Description: x, 176 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Low level melodrama --
Pepi, Luci, Bom, and other friends of Pedro --
Migration and melodrama --
Thrillers --
Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown --
Transnational repositioning after Women on the verge --
The Flower of my secret --
Live flesh --
All about my mother --
Talk to her and Bad education --
Interview with Pedro Almodóvar --
Self-interview.
Series Title: Contemporary film directors.
Responsibility: Marvin D'Lugo.
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Offers a commentary on Pedro Almodovar, who has become a preeminent force in modern cinema and by far the best known Spanish filmmaker among English-speaking audiences. This work follows Almodovar's  Read more...

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