Movies with the Meadows: Spotlight on Pedro Almodóvar

Movies with the Meadows: Spotlight on Pedro Almodóvar

The Meadows Museum presents three films by Pedro Almodóvar to watch at home and a lecture on the Spanish filmmaker by Dr. Constantin C. Icleanu.

With this series, the Meadows Museum gives the opportunity to watch three legendary films by internationally acclaimed Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar at home and to join Dr. Icleanu for a Zoom lecture on Almodóvar.

Movies with the Meadows: Spotlight on Pedro Almodóvar

  • On Thursday, October 8 at 7 pm.
  • A lecture by Dr. Constantin C. Icleanu, lecturer of Spanish at Southern Methodist University (SMU). Icleanu is a specialist in 20th and 21st century peninsular literature and cinema, as well as 20th and 21st century Latin American literature and cinema, with an emphasis in migration and transnational studies. He previously taught Spanish at the University of Kentucky, Wilmington College, and Brigham Young University.

Almodóvar movies available for streaming

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

  • Directed by Pedro Almodóvar, Spain, 1988, comedy / drama, 88 minutes.
  • In Spanish with English subtitles.
  • Available to stream from Friday, September 18 through Thursday, October 8.

A television actress encounters a variety of eccentric characters after embarking on a journey to discover why her lover abruptly left her.

The Skin I Live In

  • Directed by Pedro Almodóvar, Spain, 2011, drama / thriller, 120 minutes.
  • In Spanish with English subtitles. Watch trailer.
  • Available to stream from Friday, September 18 through Thursday, October 8.

A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

I’m So Excited

  • Directed by Pedro Almodóvar, Spain, 2013, comedy, 90 minutes.
  • In Spanish with English subtitles. Watch trailer.
  • Available to stream from Friday, September 18 through Thursday, October 8.

When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the greatest danger, which we carry within ourselves.

  • Film
  • Online
  • Fri, September 18 —
    Thu, October 08, 2020

Admission

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Presented by the Meadows Museum. Image: Still from I'm So Excited by Pedro Almodóvar

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