All about Almodóvar: A Passion for Cinema

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Bradley S. Epps, Despina Kakoudaki
U of Minnesota Press, 2009 - Performing Arts - 496 pages
One of world cinema's most exciting filmmakers, Pedro Almodóvar has been delighting, provoking, arousing, shocking, and--above all--entertaining audiences around the globe since he first burst on the international film scene in the early 1980s. All about Almodóvar offers new perspectives on the filmmaker's artistic vision and cinematic preoccupations, influences, and techniques.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
FORMS AND FIGURES
MELODRAMA AND ITS DISCONTENTS
THE LIMITS OF REPRESENTATION
THE AUTEUR IN CONTEXT
CODA
Filmography of Pedro Almodóvar
Contributors
Index
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Brad Epps is professor of romance languages and literatures and chair of studies in women, gender, and sexuality at Harvard University.

Despina Kakoudaki is assistant professor of literature at American University.

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