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Pedro Almodóvar
Pedro Almodóvar (2008)
BornPedro Almodóvar Caballero
(1949-09-25) 25 September 1949 (age 74)
Calzada de Calatrava, Ciudad Real, Spain
Years active1974–present

Pedro Almodóvar Caballero (Spaingie pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾo almoˈðoβar kaβaˈʎeɾo]; born 25 September 1949)[1][2] is a Spaingie film director, screenwriter, producer an umwhile actor. He came tae prominence as a director an screenwriter durin La Movida Madrileña, a cultural renaissance that follaeed the daith o Spainyie dictator Francisco Franco. His first few films characterisit the sense o sexual an poleetical freedom o the period.

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  1. "Pedro Almodovar." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Thomson Gale. 2004. Encyclopedia.com. 2 Jan. 2010
  2. "Book of Members, 1780-2010: Chapter A" (PDF). American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 15 Apryle 2011.

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  • Allinson, Mark. A Spanish Labyrinth: The Films of Pedro Almodóvar, I.B Tauris Publishers, 2001, ISBN 1-86064-507-0
  • Almodóvar, Pedro. Some Notes About the Skin I Live In. Taschen Magazine, Winter 2011/12.
  • Bergan, Ronald. Film, D.K Publishing, 2006, ISBN 0-7566-2203-4
  • Cobos, Juan and Marias Miguel. Almodóvar Secreto, Nickel Odeon, 1995
  • D’ Lugo, Marvin. Pedro Almodóvar, University of Illinois Press, 2006, ISBN 0-252-07361-4
  • Edwards, Gwyne. Almodóvar: labyrinths of Passion. London: Peter Owen. 2001, ISBN 0-7206-1121-0
  • Strauss, Frederick. Almodóvar on Almodóvar, Faber and Faber, 2006, ISBN 0-571-23192-6

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