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Almodóvar, Pedro

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Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
101 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,363 libraries worldwide
Feature film from Spain. Drama. Two sisters in Madrid are revisited by their past when their elderly aunt dies in their home village
Todo sobre mi madre All about my mother by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
118 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,204 libraries worldwide
Manuela is the perfect mother. A hard-working nurse, she's built a comfortable life for herself and her teenage son. But when tragedy strikes and her son is killed in a car accident, her world crumbles
Hable con ella talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
58 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,653 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 ( visu )
50 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 1,510 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
La mala educación Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
60 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,227 libraries worldwide
Filmmaker Enrique gets a visit from an aspiring actor claiming to be his old school friend Igancio, who has written a story about their traumatic childhood spent at Catholic school. In the story, a drag performer attempts to blackmail a predatory priest by exposing their scandalous past. When Enrique produces a film based on the story, the villainous priest from their school days arrives to tell his own version of the events
Los abrazos rotos Broken embraces by S.A Deseo( visu )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 1,116 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
El Espinazo del Diablo The Devil's backbone by Guillermo del Toro( visu )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 936 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 piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
36 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and French and held by 924 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?
Carne trémula by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
70 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 786 libraries worldwide
SUMMARY: "Pizza delivery man Victor is having an argument with Elena, whom he met a few days ago, but she was high then and doesn't want to hear about him. Reacting to the noise, two cops, young David and older Sancho, arrive at the scene, the gun accidentally goes off.. Four years later David is a wheelchair basketball star, he's married to Elena, Victor is released out of prison and their destinies begin to cross again." IMDB
Matador by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
86 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 752 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
The secret life of words by Isabel Coixet( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Hannah, a recluse who wears a hearing aid, is forced by her employer to take a vacation. On holiday she finds a job on an oil rig caring for Josef, a burn victim who has temporarily lost his sight. Hannah's job is to care for Josef until he is stable enough to be transferred. There is almost no one on the rig, except a cook, an oceanographer and a few others out at sea. Hannah tends to Josef and he slowly breaks her shell of silence
La ley del deseo Law of desire by Carmen Maura( visu )
58 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 623 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
¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!! by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
63 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 568 libraries worldwide
A black comedy about a working class family in present day Madrid struggling to get by. The situation comes to a head with the death of the husband and father of the family. It tells of the off-wall housewife and widow and her various trials and escapades
La flor de mi secreto The flower of my secret ( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 535 libraries worldwide
"Leo writes romance novels - but with a loveless marriage, she finds herself fresh out of inspiration. Angel is a tough and gruff journalist with an iron will and a heart of gold. When their paths cross, they discover something neither had expected - a real-life love affair"--Container
La mujer sin cabeza The headless woman ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 497 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
Atame! Tie me up/Tie me down! ( visu )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 483 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
Kika by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
101 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 478 libraries worldwide
A dizzy dame hairdresser, Kika, gets involved with a host of unusual characters: a homicidal expatriate Yank writer, Nicholas, and his bewildered stepson, Ramon, an uncommunicative underwear photographer; a vampish, oddball femme TV reporter, Andrea; a lesbian maid, Juana, and her mentally-deficient convicted rapist brother, Pablo
Entre tinieblas Dark habits by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
39 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Yolanda, a nightclub singer who goes on the "lam" after her lover dies of a drug overdose, takes refuge in the Convent of the Humble Redeemers. The nuns have their own problems with the church, with the law and with their benefactor
High heels Tacones lejanos ( visu )
46 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 336 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
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
36 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Pepa is a successful actress, doing voice-dubbing and detergent commercials. She lives in a beautiful apartment in the heart of Madrid, with her lover and fellow actor Ivan. He has deserted her without warning, and may have gone back to his wife Lucia, who has been in a mental institution for twenty years. Pepa's best friend, Candela has an equally serious problem: her boyfriend has been arrested as a terrorist, and she needs to hide from the police. Ivan's son and pushy fiancée arrive, possible tenants for Pepa's apartment. As Pepa's apartment fills up, hearts are broken, stockings torn, suicide attempts botched, and windows smashed--the chaos of the day ends with soporifically terrific gazpacho for all
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Alternative Names
Almadóvar, Pedro.
Almodóvar Caballero, D. Pedro
Almodóvar Caballero, Pedro.
Almodóvar Caballero, Pedro 1949-
Almodóvar, Pedro
Almodovar, Pedro 1949-
Almodovar, Pedro. , 1951-
Blanco, Mateo 1949-
Caballero, Pedro Almodóvar.
Patatia, Pepe 1949-
Patatin, Pepe 1949-
Pedro Almodóvar
Pepe Patatia.
Pepe Patatin.
Альмодовар, Педро, 1949-
アルモドバル, ペドロ
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