New PDF release: All about Almodóvar: A Passion for Cinema

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, frightening, arousing, stunning, and—above all—entertaining audiences worldwide due to the fact that he first burst at the foreign movie scene within the early 1980s. 

All approximately Almodóvar
 offers new views at the filmmaker’s creative imaginative and prescient and cinematic preoccupations, impacts, and methods. via overviews of his oeuvre and in-depth analyses of particular motion pictures, the essays the following discover a various variety of topics: Almodóvar’s nuanced use of tv and tune in his movies; his reworkings of conventional movie genres similar to comedy, horror, and picture noir; his penchant for melodrama and its dating to depression, violence, and twist of fate; his complicated 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 photos from El Deseo creation studio, All approximately Almodóvar both displays and illuminates its subject’s brilliant eclecticism. 

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