A Companion to Pedro Almodovar, Hardback Book

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Edited by leading authorities on the subject, and bringing together a stellar cast of contributors, this detailed appraisal of Pedro Almodovar s unique cinematic art examines the themes, style, and aesthetics of his oeuvre and locates it in the context of the profound cultural transformations in Spain since the 1970s. * Brings together a stellar cast of contributors from across the globe including recognized and established specialists as well as talented younger scholars * Features contributions by Spanish film historians, where studies of Almodovar s work have been underrepresented in the academic literature * Deploys new approaches to the analysis of film authorship by exploring contextual issues such as Almodovar s transnational appeal and the political dimensions of his works * Traces the director s fruitful collaborations in the areas of art and design, fashion and music

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 584 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Film theory & criticism
  • ISBN: 9781405195829

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