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Pedro Almodóvar


The most internationally acclaimed Spanish filmmaker since Luis Buñuel was born in a small town (Calzada de Calatrava) in the impoverished Spanish region of La Mancha. He arrived in Madrid in 1968, and survived by selling used items in the flea-market called El Rastro. Almodóvar couldn't study filmmaking because he didn't have the money to afford ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 128 wins & 134 nominations. See more awards »

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Talk to Her
Talk to Her Writer
(2002)
La piel que habito
(2011)
Volver
Volver Writer
(2006)

Filmography

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 2016 Julieta
 2009 La concejala antropófaga (Short) (as Harry 'Huracán' Caine)
 2006/I Volver (screenplay)
 2004 Bad Education
 2002 Talk to Her (written by)
 1997 Live Flesh (screenplay)
 1996 Pastas Ardilla (TV Short)
 1993 Kika (screenplay) / (story)
 1991 High Heels (screenplay) / (story)
 1989 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (screenplay) / (story)
 1988 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (screenplay) / (story - uncredited)
 1987 Law of Desire (screenplay) / (story)
 1986 Matador (screenplay) / (story)
 1984 What Have I Done to Deserve This? (as Pedro Almodovar)
 1983 Dark Habits (as Pedro Almodovar)
 1982 Labyrinth of Passion (screenplay) / (story)
 1980 Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón (screenplay) / (story)
 1978 Salomé (Short)
 1977 Sexo va, sexo viene (Short)
 1976 Muerte en la carretera (Short)
 1976 Sea caritativo (Short)
 1975 Blancor (Short)
 1975 El sueño, o la estrella (Short)
 1975 Homenaje (Short)
 1975 La caída de Sódoma (Short)
 1974 Film político (Short)
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Other Works:

Book: "Patty Diphusa y otros textos". Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 1991. ISBN 84-339-2339-0 See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Biographical Movies | 21 Print Biographies | 34 Interviews | 19 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Pedro Almodovar | Almodovar-McNamara | Mateo Blanco | Harry 'Huracán' Caine | Almodóvar & McNamara | Almodóvar y McNamara | Pepe Patatia | Pedro

Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

[speaking about BPM (Beats Per Minute) (2017) as president of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival after The Square (2017) won the Palme d'Or] I loved the movie. I cannot love more. I was touched since the very beginning till absolutely the end and after the end, but I don't know. Tomorrow, perhaps, we will read in the papers what the rest of the audience and journalists think. This is a very ... See more »

Trivia:

Le Doulos (1963) and Le Cercle Rouge (1970) are two of his favorite movies directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. See more »

Trademark:

His films often portrays strong female characters and transsexuals See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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