Continuing their series of Archive books Tashcen’s look at the work of Pedro Almodovar is an essential purchase for followers of the Spanish director, featuring a candid look behind the scenes of his films and his life.
Taking its journey through each of Almodovar’s films one by one, with contemporary notes and essays from writers and critics as well as interviews and recollections from the director himself, a picture emerges of a man whose reaction to religious ether of his country and the exciting, burgeoning counterculture is given fine form in the films he makes and the stories he tells.
The characters change and warp, identities shift and are transferred and explosions of love and colour permeate his work and are all addressed sincerely in this book. Having Almodovar’s voice is crucial to the allure of this book. He speaks openly, eloquently and bluntly about the trials with censorship, »
- Jon Lyus
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