A Companion to Pedro Almdovar
Edited by leading authorities on the subject, and bringing together a stellar cast of contributors, this detailed appraisal of Pedro Almodó;var's unique cinematic art examines the themes, style, and aesthetics of his oeuvre and locates it in the context of the profound cultural transformations in Spain since the 1970s.
Brings together a stellar cast of contributors from across the globe including recognized and established specialists as well as talented younger scholars
Features contributions by Spanish film historians, where studies of Almodó;var's work have been underrepresented in the academic literature
Deploys new approaches to the analysis of film authorship by exploring contextual issues such as Almodó;var's transnational appeal and the political dimensions of his works
Traces the director's fruitful collaborations in the areas of art and design, fashion and music