Almodovar Boxset Blu-ray

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The most celebrated Spanish filmmaker since Luis Buñuel, director, screenwriter, composer and actor Pedro Almodóvar was born in Calzada de Calatrava, La Mancha, in 1951. Aged sixteen, Almodóvar moved to Madrid and purchased his first movie camera and became familiar with what would later drive his formative films: the dramas and miseries of the Spanish middle classes at the beginning of the age of consumerism.

The films in this box set include, Dark Habits (1983), What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984) Law of Desire (1987) and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988). As well as sealing the collaborations that Almodóvar had made with the actors he met from his days in an independent theatre group (including Carmen Maura), the films from this period also display his acute visual style and recurring thematic obsessions including sexual violence, female masochism and addiction. It was this epoch that also bought the first of numerous Academy Award® nominations for Women on the Verge.

Kika (1993) and The Flower of My Secret (1995) continue the director’s fascination with strong female protagonists, transgression, pain and regeneration. This stunning collection is a must-have for all fans of Almodóvar - each film has been beautifully restored - showcasing the work of one of the world’s most celebrated filmmaker.

EXTRAS:

DISC 1 DARK HABITS

  • Around Dark Habits
  • Introduction by José Arroyo

DISC 2  WHAT HAVE I DONE TO DESERVE THIS?

  • Around What Have I Done to Deserve This?
  • Introduction by José Arroyo
  • Trailer

DISC 3 LAW OF DESIRE

  • Around Law of Desire
  • Introduction by José Arroyo
  • Trailer

DISC 4 WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN

  • Around Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
  • Introduction by José Arroyo

DISC 5 KIKA

  • Around Kika
  • Introduction by José Arroyo
  • Pedro Almodóvar interview
  • Cast and crew interviews
  • The Characters
  • The Music
  • Trailer

DISC 6 – THE FLOWER OF MY SECRET

  • Around The Flower of My Secret
  • Introduction by José Arroyo
  • Pedro Almodóvar interview
  • Cast and crew interviews
  • Trailer

Product Details

Certificate:
  • 18
Director:
  • Pedro Almodovar
Region:
  • 2,
  • B
Number of Discs:
  • 6
Main Language:
  • Spanish
Subtitle Languages:
  • English

Studio:
  • StudioCanal

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This is a great collection and I am loving the selection of movies in this. I am not giving this top-star review, because I dislike the artwork. This is personal taste and preference of course. But at the same time, I appreciate the pop-art feel of the collection. The movies themselves are a must see for Almodovar fans and lovers. All of the movies are among his best work. Of course many movies are missing, but I am assuming they will appear in future collections (I hope so at least). Another minus is that the running times of the movies are nowhere stated. But there are some really good extras and introductions to the movies that explain their importance in Almodovar's catalogue! All in all this is a must watch

Thu Dec 08 15:37:24 GMT 2016 by Aldona

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