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Time, history and memory in the cinema of Pedro Almod{u00F3}var

Phillips, Amy Louise


This thesis analyses the films of Pedro Almod{u00F3}var to identify what they express about time, history and memory. It situates Almod{u00F3}var's films in their historical and cultural context in order to detect traces of and breaks with the past within the films. It identifies a trajectory in Almod{u00F3}var's attitude towards the past: from disinterest and disavowal of the relevance of history in his earliest films that encapsulate the spirit of the movida, to a growing preoccupation with...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Thesis (MPhil)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5fcc32f1435
Access Rights: Open Access


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