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Pedro Almodóvar

Author: Ernesto R Acevedo-Muñoz
Publisher: London : British Film Institute, 2007.
Series: World directors series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume provides a detailed introduction to the essential themes, style, and aesthetics of Pedro Almodovar's films, put in the context of Spain's profound cultural transitions since 1980. It covers the major concerns of the most successful of all Spanish film directors and makes clear connections to the logic of his choices.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Acevedo-Muñoz, Ernesto R., 1968-
Pedro Almodóvar.
London : British Film Institute, 2007
(OCoLC)608314430
Named Person: Pedro Almodóvar; Pedro Almodovar; Pedro Almodóvar; Pedro Almodóvar; Pedro Almodóvar
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernesto R Acevedo-Muñoz
ISBN: 9781844571499 1844571491 9781844571505 1844571505
OCLC Number: 76364978
Description: 322 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Almodóvar's cinema in context --
1. The aesthetics of bad taste --
2. Memory, identity and style --
3. Figures of desire : the melodrama of longing --
4. The body and the nation --
Conclusion. Bad bodies, good hearts.
Series Title: World directors series.
Responsibility: Ernesto R. Acevedo-Muñoz.

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