TOMMORROW, I’m going to see Pedro Almodovar’s New movie.
He always intrigued me as a filmmaker.
TYhe buzz is mixed, some adore it, some denounce it, me?
I think that his films were moved betweem truly embarassing films(“Bad Education”,anyone? Or maybe “All about my mother”? Tough decisions, both sucks, while”Talk to her”, is somewhat a notch above..
However, his other films, were as courageous, funny, and emotionally satisfied.As a Gay Director, he understands women, and strangely enough, expose the Male’s Vulnerability,
as a Fellow Medditerranian,, his best films are, to me at least, a feast of Medditteranian Culture at its best; as an Israeli, ex Machoist, and slightly metrosexual, I sometimnes cringe, sometimes sympathise, and most of the time thrilled.
Pedro Almodovar, at his best, belong to directors like De-Sica, Clair, Renoir, and at his worst, is an embrassment.
Right now, he’s facing a dillema, his Spain is in a rut, and like all Spaniards, he asks himself:”Quo Vadis?”
Wherever I will go?
His films present to me the Spain, I’ve known in the TV’s news, minus the dull moments.
I do hope that he’d pull through, and so his Country.
I will tell you about his latest film, next week.