Pedro Almodóvar: Installation/Instalación by Pedro Almodóvar

Staff Pick

A companion volume to an exhibit the Spanish auteur oversaw for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. this survey covers 22 groundbreaking films, charting the psychological and visual complexity that has marked Almodóvar's work throughout his career. In what is easily the most comprehensive volume on his oeuvre to date, you can find here not only an exploration of the depth and breadth of the filmmaker's thematic obsessions, but glimpses of his cinematic muses and inspirations along with some of his most iconic scenes--all with a lush accompaniment of images and illustrations. 
 

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By Pedro Almodóvar (Artist), Jenny He (Editor), J. Guzmán (Editor)
$75.00
ISBN: 9781636810195
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Published: Delmonico Books - June 20th, 2023

A Little Luck by Claudia Piñeiro

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Piñeiro's most recent work available in English gives us the story of Mary Lohan in the form of a logbook. Lohan was originally María Elena, and she left Argentina--and her husband, in something of a mad scramble--to assume her second identity two decades before, in the wake of an accident. It's not giving anything away to say that her homecoming unearths long-buried memories and grudges as this complex figure is once again forced to reckon with the accident that led to her flight.  A Little Luck, as is true of all Piñeiro's work, is a sharp exploration of Argentinian society. written with style and vitality,

 


 


 

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By Claudia Piñeiro, Frances Riddle (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781913867553
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Published: Charco Press - July 11th, 2023

Elena Knows by Claudia Piñeiro

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An official investigation finds her daughter died by suicide, but the eponymous protagonist is sure it was murder. What follows is a harrowing tale as Elena, who suffers severe Parkinson's, pursues the only lead she has. The search for the killer is also a vivid depiction of the repression placed on Argentine women by their government and the Catholic church, and Piñeiro recounts Elena's story with rhythmic and claustrophobic prose--dressing a poignant character study in the garb of a mystery novel.

 

 

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By Claudia Piñeiro, Frances Riddle (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781999368432
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Published: Charco Press - July 13th, 2021

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