Edited through best gurus at the topic, and bringing jointly a stellar forged of individuals, this distinctive appraisal of Pedro Almodóvar’s targeted cinematic paintings examines the subjects, type, and aesthetics of his oeuvre and locates it within the context of the profound cultural modifications in Spain because the 1970s.
• Brings jointly a stellar forged of individuals from around the globe together with well-known and demonstrated experts in addition to proficient more youthful scholars
• positive factors contributions by means of Spanish movie historians, the place reports of Almodóvar’s paintings were underrepresented within the educational literature
• Deploys new ways to the research of movie authorship by way of exploring contextual concerns equivalent to Almodóvar’s transnational attraction and the political dimensions of his works
• lines the director’s fruitful collaborations within the components of paintings and layout, model and track
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1984); the “maestro-influenced” period stretches furthest (from Matador  to Tacones lejanos/High Heels ); while the “autobiographical period” concludes the cycle with Todo sobre mi madre/All About My Mother (1999), La mala educación/Bad Education (2004), and Volver (2006) (Wikipedia 2010c). ” The three Wikipedias agree on some facts. For example, they all give Almodóvar’s date of birth as 1949, although the pressbook for Los abrazos rotos suggests with flattering vagueness that it falls within “the 1950s” (Almodóvar 2009b: n.