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Paul Julian Smith

Desire Unlimited : The Cinema of Pedro Almodovar

€21,95
In the last decade, Spanish auteur Pedro Almodovar has grown from critical darling of the film circuit scene to mainstream success. Frequently comic, often deadly serious, always visually glorious, his recent films range from the Academy Award-winning drama Talk to Her to the 2011 horror film The Skin I Live In. Though they are ambitious and varied in style, each is a distinctive innovation on the themes that have defined his work.

Desire Unlimited is the classic film-by-film assessment of Almodovar's oeuvre, now updated to include his most recent work. Still the only study of its kind in English, it vigorously confirms its original argument that beneath Almodovar's genius for comedy and visual pleasure lies a filmmaker whose work deserves to be taken with the utmost seriousness.


Format: Paperback
Published: UK, 2014
Publisher: Verso Books
Pages: 254
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781781681770
ISBN 10: 1781681775



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Desire Unlimited : The Cinema of Pedro Almodovar

€21,95