Download e-book for kindle: All about Almodóvar: A Passion for Cinema by Brad Epps,Despina Kakoudaki

By Brad Epps,Despina Kakoudaki

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

All approximately Almodóvar
 offers new views at the filmmaker’s creative imaginative and prescient and cinematic preoccupations, affects, and strategies. via overviews of his oeuvre and in-depth analyses of particular movies, the essays right here discover a various variety of topics: Almodóvar’s nuanced use of tv and track in his movies; his reworkings of conventional movie genres reminiscent of comedy, horror, and movie noir; his penchant for melodrama and its dating to depression, violence, and accident; his problematic 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 images from El Deseo creation studio, All approximately Almodóvar both displays and illuminates its subject’s miraculous eclecticism. 

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