Pedro Almodovar

Film Review: Pedro Almodovar’s “Parallel Mothers” — Let It Bear You Away

October 11, 2021
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Pedro Almodovar’s latest, Parallel Mothers, sets up a dialectic between women’s regenerative powers and the blood-soaked history of pre-WWII Spain.

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Film Review: “Pain and Glory” — Almodovar’s Remembrance of Things Past

October 10, 2019
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What remains so seductive about Almodovar is the way he replicates the movement of thought, creating a seamless weave between the story moving forward — rather minimal in this case — and the richer, more luminous past.

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Culture Vulture: 11 reasons to see “Broken Embraces”

January 10, 2010
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By Helen Epstein “Broken Embraces” at Kendall Square and Embassy Cinemas 1: Pedro Almodovar, one of the most interesting directorial sensibilities of our time, whose films probe our infinite varieties of experience in love and work 2: Penelope Cruz, an original who also incarnates the best of the many movie stars — American and European…

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