All about Almodóvar: A Passion for Cinema by Brad Epps,Despina Kakoudaki PDF

By Brad Epps,Despina Kakoudaki

ISBN-10: 081664960X

ISBN-13: 9780816649600

ISBN-10: 0816649618

ISBN-13: 9780816649617

One of worldwide cinema’s most enjoyable filmmakers, Pedro Almodóvar has been delighting, upsetting, arousing, stunning, and—above all—entertaining audiences all over the world for the reason 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 methods. via overviews of his oeuvre and in-depth analyses of particular motion pictures, the essays right here discover a various variety of topics: Almodóvar’s nuanced use of tv and song in his motion pictures; his reworkings of conventional movie genres akin to comedy, horror, and movie noir; his penchant for melodrama and its courting to depression, violence, and twist of fate; 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 photos from El Deseo construction studio, All approximately Almodóvar both displays and illuminates its subject’s spectacular eclecticism. 

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