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By Brad Epps,Despina Kakoudaki

ISBN-10: 081664960X

ISBN-13: 9780816649600

ISBN-10: 0816649618

ISBN-13: 9780816649617

One of global cinema’s most enjoyable filmmakers, Pedro Almodóvar has been delighting, scary, arousing, stunning, and—above all—entertaining audiences around the world because he first burst at the overseas movie scene within the early 1980s. 

All approximately Almodóvar
 offers new views at the filmmaker’s inventive imaginative and prescient and cinematic preoccupations, affects, and strategies. via overviews of his oeuvre and in-depth analyses of particular movies, the essays the following discover a various diversity of topics: Almodóvar’s nuanced use of tv and song in his motion pictures; his reworkings of conventional movie genres reminiscent of comedy, horror, and picture noir; his penchant for melodrama and its dating to depression, violence, and accident; his complex wondering of sexual and nationwide identities; and his more and more refined inquiries into visuality and its limits.  

Closing with Almodóvar’s personal diary account of the making of Volver and that includes never-before-seen pictures from El Deseo creation studio, All approximately Almodóvar both displays and illuminates its subject’s excellent eclecticism. 

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