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Type: Director
Nationality: Spanish
Date of Birth: 09/24/1949


 

Pedro Almodovar Quotes > I don't want to imitate life...

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I don't want to imitate life in movies; I want to represent it. And in that representation, you use the colors you feel, and sometimes they are fake colors. But always it's to show one emotion.
Pedro Almodovar

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