Parallel Mothers Review: Director Pedro Almodóvar Gets Both Familiar And Evolutionary [Venice 2021]
The draw of applying an auteurist lens to the cinema is watching a director grow and mature over time. The peril, on the other hand, is that a filmmaker can become so infatuated with their house style that they engage in repetitive work with limited growth.
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2 days ago · Pedro Almodóvar Caballero (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾo almoˈðoβaɾ kaβaˈʝeɾo]; born 25 September 1949) is a Spanish film director, screenwriter, producer, and former actor. His films are marked by melodrama , irreverent humour, bold colour, glossy décor, quotations from popular culture, and complex narratives.
- Director, screenwriter, producer
- Pedro Almodóvar Caballero, 25 September 1949 (age 71), Calzada de Calatrava, Spain
Sep 16, 2021 · For Pedro Almodóvar, the answer lurked in the past. Writing Pain and Glory, a semi-autobiographical portrait starring Antonio Banderas, required great emotional investment for the Oscar-winning ...
2 days ago · AWARDS Spain has selected a high profile trio of films as finalists for the country’s 2021 International Feature Oscar submission. The favorite, at least at this early stage, is Pedro Almodóvar ...
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Sep 14, 2021 · Pedro Almodóvar has instructed his glamorous cast in Parallel Mothers to carry out just this, again and again with soil-mucked hands, in hypnotic and sometimes circuitous rhythm. Often a savvy master of charged symbols and double entendres, he would know that “dead” can be a metaphor and burials are seldom final.
Sep 14, 2021 · AWARDS Spain has selected a high profile trio of films as finalists for the country’s 2021 International Feature Oscar submission. The favorite, at least at this early stage, is Pedro Almodóvar’s...