By Marvin D'Lugo,Kathleen M. Vernon
Edited via major specialists at the topic, and bringing jointly a stellar solid of members, this special appraisal of Pedro Almodóvar’s distinct cinematic artwork examines the subjects, kind, and aesthetics of his oeuvre and locates it within the context of the profound cultural differences in Spain because the 1970s.
- Brings jointly a stellar forged of members from around the globe together with famous and confirmed experts in addition to gifted more youthful scholars
- Features contributions through Spanish movie historians, the place stories of Almodóvar’s paintings were underrepresented within the educational literature
- Deploys new methods to the research of movie authorship via exploring contextual matters similar to Almodóvar’s transnational allure and the political dimensions of his works
- Traces the director’s fruitful collaborations within the components of paintings and layout, style and music
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