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Pedro Almodóvar
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Birth Name: Pedro Almodóvar Caballero

Age: 69, born 25 September 1949

Country of origin: Spain

Height: 5' 9"


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Description: The most internationally acclaimed Spanish filmmaker since Luis Buñuel was born in a small town (Calzada de Calatrava) in the impoverished Spanish region of La Mancha. He arrived in Madrid in 1968, and survived by selling used items in the flea-market called El Rastro. Almodóvar couldn't study filmmaking because he didn't have the money to afford it. Besides, the filmmaking schools were closed in early 70s by Franco's government. Instead, he found a job in the Spanish phone company and saved his salary to buy a Super 8 camera. From 1972 to 1978, he devoted himself to make short films with the help of of his friends. The " ... (more)
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" 2018 Rank: #49 2017 Rank: #49 2016 Rank: #48 2015 Rank: #50 2014 Rank: #24 in Top Future Directing Greats 2013 Rank: #26 in Top Future Directing Greats 2012 Rank: #39 in Top Future Directing Greats (Debut) 2011 Rank: -- 2010 Rank: -- 2009 Rank: -- Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989) Talk to Her (2002) Volver (2006) The Skin I Live In (2011) Julieta (2016) Upcoming: Pain & Glory (2019) "


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"2017 Rank: #49 2016 Rank: #48 2015 Rank: #50 2014 Rank: #24 in Top Future Directing Greats 2013 Rank: #26 in Top Future Directing Greats 2012 Rank: #39 in Top Future Directing Greats (Debut) 2011 Rank: OUT 2010 Rank: OUT 2009 Rank: OUT a. Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) b. Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989) c. Talk to Her (2002) d. Volver (2006) e. The Skin I Live In (2011) f. Julieta (2016) "


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"Penelope Cruz - Live Flesh (1997) - All About My Mother (1999) - Volver (2006) - Broken Embraces (2009) - I'm So Excited! (2013) Antonio Banderas - Matador (1986) - Law of Desire (1987) - Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) - Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989) - The Skin I Live In (2011) - I'm So Excited! (2013) Carmen Maura - Folle... Folle... Folleme, Tim! (1978) - Pepi, Luci, Nom and Girls Like (1980) - Matador (1986) - Law of Desire (1987) - Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdo"


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"2016 Rank: #48 2015 Rank: #50 2014 Rank: #24 in Top Future Directing Greats 2013 Rank: #26 in Top Future Directing Greats 2012 Rank: #39 in Top Future Directing Greats (Debut) 2011 Rank: OUT 2010 Rank: OUT 2009 Rank: OUT a. Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) b. Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989) c. Talk to Her (2002) d. Volver (2006) e. The Skin I Live In (2011) f. Julieta (2016) "


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"2015 Rank: #50 2014 Rank: #24 in Top Future Directing Greats 2013 Rank: #26 in Top Future Directing Greats 2012 Rank: #39 in Top Future Directing Greats 2011 Rank: OUT 2010 Rank: OUT 2009 Rank: OUT a. Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) b. Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989) c. Talk to Her (2002) d. Volver (2006) e. The Skin I Live In (2011) f. I'm So Excited! (2013) g. Julieta (2016) "


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