Read Pedro Almodóvar’s Essay on Living Through Spain Lockdown and What He’s Watching in Quarantine

Published on Apr 08, 2020

Read Pedro Almodóvar’s Essay on Living Through Spain Lockdown and What He’s Watching in Quarantine

Editor’s note: Like much of the world, Madrid is currently engaged in social distancing practices and self-isolation. That includes the city’s most celebrated filmmaker, Pedro Almodovar, who been writing essays documenting his experiences and the memories that have come up as a result. This is the first installment, translated into English by Mar Diestro-Dópido.

The Long Journey to the Night

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I had refused to write till now. I didn’t want to leave written proof of the feelings that these first few days of isolation are provoking in me. Perhaps the reason is because the first thing that I’ve discovered is that the situation is not so different to my daily routine – I am used to living on my own

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Author: Pedro Almodóvar