Antonio Honguin – Pedro Almodóvar
Title: Pedro Almodovar (Signo E Imagen)
Publisher: Ediciones Catedra, S.A.
Publication Date: 1999
Format: PaperbackPedro Almodóvar Caballero is a Spanish filmmaker, director, screenwriter, producer, and former actor. He came to prominence as a director and screenwriter during La Movida Madrileña, a cultural renaissance that followed after the end of Francoist Spain. His first few films characterised the sense of sexual and political freedom of the period.
His films are marked by his employment of certain actors and creative personnel, complex narratives, melodrama, pop culture, popular songs, irreverent humour, strong colours, and glossy décor. Desire, passion, family, and identity are among Almodóvar's most prevalent themes.