Pedro Almodóvar
Date of Birth
Sep 25, 1951
Birth Place:
Calzada de Calatrava, La Mancha, Spain


Splashing his colorful films across the dour post-Franco Spanish landscape with the irreverent glee of a prostitute arriving late to church after a long night, Pedro Almodóvar has been called the most influential Spanish filmmaker since Luis Buñuel. Beginning in the 1980s, Almodóvar started serving up provocative, candy-colored visions fraught with postmodernist insight into everything from sex...