Pedro Almodovar (Spain, b. 1951) single-handedlyrepresents the revival of Spanish cinema as partof the cultural flowering of the Movida Madrilenain the 1980s. New York was first to hail the unbridledimagination of this provocative director,whose films are filled with transsexuals, neurotics(Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,1988) and even d
Thomas Sotinel has been a journalist for French newspaper Le Monde since 1989. He is currently editor of the newspaper's film section.