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Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar

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    • September 24th, 1949
Pedro Almodóvar Caballero (born 25 September 1949) is a Spanish film director, screenwriter and producer. Almodóvar is arguably the most successful and internationally known Spanish filmmaker of his generation. His films, marked by complex narratives, employ the codes of melodrama and use elements of pop culture, popular songs, irreverent humor, strong colors, glossy décor and LGBT themes. Desire, passion, family and identity are among Almodóvar’s most prevalent themes. His films enjoy a worldwide following and he has become a major figure on the stage of world cinema. He founded Spanish film production company El Deseo S.A. with his younger brother Agustín Almodóvar who has produced almost all of Pedro’s films. He was elected a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2001.

Filmography

Acting (8 Credits)

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2004Bad Education as Pool cleaner (uncredited)
1987Law of Desire as Dependiente ferretería (uncredited)
1986Matador as Francisco Montesinos (uncredited)
1984What Have I Done to Deserve This? as Play-Back 'La bien pagá'
1983Dark Habits as Passagier in Bus
1982Labyrinth of Passion as Singer
1980Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom as Chico
1979Arrebato as Gloria's Voice (voice) (uncredited)

Himself (3 Credits)

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2017Chavela as Himself
2005El calentito as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
1991Madonna: Truth or Dare as Self

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