Pedro Almodóvar

24 Sep 1949

Director, Writer, Producer, Actor

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.

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Filmography (28 titles)

(movie, 2016)
···Julieta
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2015)
···El Clan
Genre: Drama, History, Crime, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 2014)
···Relatos salvajes
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Comedy
Role: Producer
(movie, 2013)
···Los amantes pasajeros
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2011)
···La piel que habito
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2009)
···Los abrazos rotos
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2006)
···Volver
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2005)
···The Secret Life of Words
Genre: Drama, Romance, Foreign
Role: Producer
(movie, 2004)
···La mala educación
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2003)
···My Life Without Me
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Producer
(movie, 2002)
···Hable con ella
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2001)
···El espinazo del diablo
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 1999)
···Todo sobre mi madre
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1997)
···Carne Trémula
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1995)
···La flor de mi secreto
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1993)
···Kika
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1993)
···Acción mutante
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction, Foreign
Role: Producer
(movie, 1991)
···Tacones lejanos
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1990)
···Átame!
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1989)
···¡Átame!
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Role: Director, Writer
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 1987)
···La ley del deseo
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Foreign
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1986)
···Matador
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Director
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Foreign
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1983)
···Entre tinieblas
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Foreign
Role: Actor, Director, Writer
(movie, 1982)
···Laberinto de pasiones
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor, Director, Writer
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director