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Almodóvar, Pedro

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Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

179 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raimunda is struggling to make ends meet, holding down several jobs while supporting her unemployed husband and her teenage daughter. When Raimunda and her sister are visited by the ghost of their dead mother, it becomes clear that some long-repressed family issues remain unresolved
Hable con ella = Talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

119 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracks the odd friendship of two men who bond while caring for two women who each lie in a coma in the hospital
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

83 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,782 WorldCat member 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
Todo sobre mi madre = All about my mother by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

209 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,616 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
La mala educación = Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

125 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrates the reunion of two young men in early 80s Madrid, as the city starts to breathe a new air of freedom. Fifteen years earlier, in the darkness of a Catholic school, the two young men had discovered sensuality and a common hatred of the priests from whom they received their bad education. Now, in the new and liberated Madrid, both men, a film-maker and an aspiring actor, revisit their early years together. As they try to uncover the truth about themselves, each other and the other characters in their story, they realise that things and people are not as they first seem
The skin I live in = La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

99 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,319 WorldCat member 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 accomplice, and a human guinea pig. Marrilia, the woman who looked after him from birth, is his most faithful accomplice. But where will they find the human pig?
Los abrazos rotos = Broken embraces by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

67 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,238 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
El Espinazo del Diablo = The Devil's backbone by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is a ghost? A tragedy condemned to repeat itself time and again? An instant of pain, perhaps. Something dead which still seems to be alive. An emotion suspended in time. Like a blurred photograph. Like an insect trapped in amber." So says Casares, but ten-year-old Carlos disagrees. Thanks to the Civil War, Carlos his arrived at the desolate Santa Lucia School, now a makeshift shelter for war orphans, where an unexploded bomb rests in the courtyard. More frightening are the odd things keep happening to Carlos - he sees strange shadows, hears voices, and at night he is being visited by the "One Who Sighs."
Wild tales = Relatos salvajes by Damián Szifron( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 1,141 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 )

46 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this powerful and thrilling family drama from contemporary auteur Pedro Almodovar, a chance encounter causes a woman (Emma Suarez) to reflect on the tragic circumstances surrounding the disappearance of her daughter
Carne trémula by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

144 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The surprising interaction between a man just out of jail and the people who wrongfully put him there
La flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

107 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 862 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
¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

112 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloria is a typical Spanish housewife -- or is she? Her own small apartment would seem to be enough to keep her occupied, housing as it does her indifferent taxi-driver husband, two sons who have discovered the fringe benefits of drug-dealing, and a self reliant mother-in-law with a pet lizard
All about my mother = Todo sobre mi madre by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanneer Manuela haar 17-jarige zoon verliest bij een auto-ongeluk reist ze af naar Barcelona om zijn vader het droevige nieuws te vertellen. Esteban's vader gaat tegenwoordig als vrouw door het leven en heeft nooit van het bestaan van zijn zoon geweten. Manuela zoekt de rose buurt van Barcelona af en treft daar een vroegere vriendin. Samen proberen ze weer wat van het leven te maken en door allerlei verwikkelingen lijkt zelfs het leven van Manuela weer zin te krijgen
Matador by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

114 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diego is a matador unable to practice his craft after being badly gored. Maria is a successful Madrid lawyer. Diego teaches bullfighting to Angel, who wants to bullfight so he can die an exciting death and escape his strict, guilt-inducing Catholic mother. Angel has confessed to a string of recent murders--which he assumes he must be responsible for--having seen them happen in a series of hallucinatory visions, and Maria is defending him. Thanks to Angel, Diego and Maria finally meet. They might have gone through life forever unfulfilled were it not for him -- now they have each found someone with whom to share the ultimate pleasure. All that remains for them is the execution of their Liebestod
La ley del deseo = Law of desire by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

88 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 717 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
I'm so excited! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

57 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 608 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
High heels = Tacones lejanos by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

126 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 595 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
La mujer sin cabeza = The headless woman by Lucrecia Martel( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 589 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
Kika by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

131 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member 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
 
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Hable con ella = Talk to herMujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdownTodo sobre mi madre = All about my motherLa mala educación = Bad educationLos abrazos rotos = Broken embracesEl Espinazo del Diablo = The Devil's backboneCarne trémulaLa flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secret
Alternative Names
Almadóvar, Pedro.

Almadóvaras P.

Almadóvaras Pedras

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 španielsky filmový režisér

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 П.

Альмодовар Педро

Альмодовар, Педро, 1949-

Педра Альмадовар

Педро Алмадовар

Педро Алмодовар

Педро Альмодовар испанский кинорежиссёр, кинопродюсер, сценарист, писатель и певец

Пэдра Альмадовар

Պեդրո Ալմոդովար

פדרו אלמודובר במאי ספרדי

بيدرو ألمودوبار

پدرو آلمودوار تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان اسپانیایی

पेद्रो अल्मोदोबार

পেদ্রো আলমোদোবার স্পেনীয় চলচ্চিত্র পরিচালক, প্রযোজক, ও চিত্রনাট্যকার

ਪੀਡਰੋ ਆਲਮੋਦੋਵਾਰ

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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