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Almodóvar

(Spanish ɑlmɔˈdovɑ)
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(Biography) Pedro. born 1949, Spanish film director. His provocative black comedies include Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988), The Flower of My Secret (1995), Talk to Her (2002), Volver (2006), and The Skin I Live In (2011)
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Don Quixote mounted without replying, and, Sancho leading the way on his ass, they entered the side of the Sierra Morena, which was close by, as it was Sancho's design to cross it entirely and come out again at El Viso or Almodovar del Campo, and hide for some days among its crags so as to escape the search of the Brotherhood should they come to look for them.
And to tell you the truth, sirs," continued the goatherd, "it was yesterday that we resolved, I and four of the lads, two of them our servants, and the other two friends of mine, to go in search of him until we find him, and when we do to take him, whether by force or of his own consent, to the town of Almodovar, which is eight leagues from this, and there strive to cure him (if indeed his malady admits of a cure), or learn when he is in his senses who he is, and if he has relatives to whom we may give notice of his misfortune.
They have often talked publicly of their mutual appreciation and Almodovar, an out-andproud gay man, has even admitted to the occasional sexual urge towards the raven-haired beauty.
London, June 8 (ANI): Pedro Almodovar has been honoured with a doctorate from Harvard University for his contribution to cinema.
She shot Broken Embraces with fellow Spaniard Pedro Almodovar at the same time as making Vicky Cristina Barcelona with Woody Allen.
One of Spain's most celebrated film directors, Pedro Almodovar was born on September 24, 1949, in Calzada de Calatrava, Ciudad Real, a province of Castile (La Mancha).
If ever there was an appropriate title for a box set, ``Viva Pedro -- Pedro Almodovar Classics Collection'' is it.
Well, this is an Almodovar film, so no plot twist is too strange.
FOR NEARLY A QUARTER of a century, Pedro Almodovar has been crafting films of increasing beauty and complexity.
Podriamos pensar en el regreso del Quijote, profundo y comico, aleccionando a Sancho Panza en un lugar de la Mancha; pero no, las que aleccionan son las mujeres de Volver (Espana, 2006), ultima cinta del cineasta espanol Pedro Almodovar.
Para el cineasta espanol Pedro Almodovar el cine no es una maquina de suenos, sino una enorme camara fotografica para retratar la realidad, << llena de situaciones tan contradictorias ridiculas e ilogicas que si no fuera por sus funestas consecuencias, matarian de risa>>.