Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro AmodovarPedro Almodóvar Caballero is a Spanish film director, screenwriter and producer.

Almodóvar is arguably the most successful and internationally known Spanish filmmaker of his generation. His films, marked by complex narratives, employ the codes of melodrama and use elements of pop culture, popular songs, irreverent humor, strong colors, glossy décor and LGBT themes. Desire, passion, family and identity are among Almodóvar’s most prevalent themes. His films enjoy a worldwide following and he has become a major figure on the stage of world cinema.

He founded Spanish film production company El Deseo S.A. with his younger brother Agustín Almodóvar who has produced almost all of Pedro’s films.

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Categories: Spain, Spanish directors

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  1. [...] al borde de un ataque de nervios) is a 1988 Spanish black comedy film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar, starring Carmen Maura and Antonio Banderas. The film brought Almodóvar to widespread [...]

  2. [...] under the years of General Franco’s dictatorship.The resurgence began with the work of Pedro Almodovar, who was heavily influenced by Hollywood films. The director, though, has worked his whole career [...]

  3. [...] British Film, Outstanding Debut, Short Film and Short Animation which are for British films only.Pedro Almodóvar‘s “La piel que habito” (The Skin I Live In), starring Antonio Banderas and [...]

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