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By Brad Epps,Despina Kakoudaki

ISBN-10: 081664960X

ISBN-13: 9780816649600

ISBN-10: 0816649618

ISBN-13: 9780816649617

One of worldwide cinema’s most fun filmmakers, Pedro Almodóvar has been delighting, scary, arousing, stunning, and—above all—entertaining audiences world wide considering that 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, impacts, and strategies. via overviews of his oeuvre and in-depth analyses of particular motion pictures, the essays the following discover a various variety of matters: Almodóvar’s nuanced use of tv and song in his motion pictures; his reworkings of conventional movie genres resembling comedy, horror, and picture noir; his penchant for melodrama and its dating to depression, violence, and twist of fate; his tricky wondering of sexual and nationwide identities; and his more and more subtle inquiries into visuality and its limits.  

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

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