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Patty Diphusa

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Patty Diphusa, estrella internacional (eso dice ella) de fotonovelas porno, es invitada por el director de un posmoderno magazine a relatar sus memorias. Patty no duerme nunca, con lo cual tiene muchas cosas que contar. Para ella, todo es noche; sus aventuras, casi siempre relacionadas con todas las variaciones sexuales imaginables y con todo tipo de drogas, le sirven para ...more
Mass Market Paperback, Compactos Anagrama, 217 pages
Published September 1998 by Editorial Anagrama S.A. (first published 1991)
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Bogdan
Nov 03, 2008 rated it it was ok
All books that have this kind of subject, like drugs, sex and other vices, are not on my taste. Anyway Almodovar treated the subject with a lot of wit and humor, and this helped me to finish the book.
My copy of this book is in romanian.
Em
May 22, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Jak o tom tak přemýšlím, a vezmu-li v úvahu, že můj život je ozvěnou mých postav, měl bych popisovat jen šťastné a příjemné situace, kde bude všechno ideální a žúžo, bezbolestné, báječné atd. Ale nejde mi to."

Vždy som si myslela, že som jediná strelená, čo si občas spraví autointerview. Pedro si však okrem autointerview rád podiskutuje aj so svojimi postavami, ktoré čakajú v jeho hlave na svoju budúcnosť. Napríklad Patty, ktorá bola kedysi symbolom Bláznivých 80., no Pedro jej napokon vnútil sy
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Kevin
The Patty Diphusa Stories are really funny. They are a kind of fictional memoir of a porn star alter ego, written for a Madrid arts magazine in the eighties. You could tell Almodovar was making them up as he went along (and forgetting where he had left off) and it adds to the dry, casual craziness of them.

I would have probably loved the book if I hadn't actually read the Other Writings. Sometimes his analysis of his own work feels a bit pretentious. The essay-type writings don't say much about
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Emilio Cojal
Jun 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
El mundo interior de Almodóvar siempre fue anacrónico, en donde no solo vivía idolatrando el glitter y lo moderno, sino también el hastío y la nostalgia, que han hecho que sus más oscuras frustraciones se trasluzcan a través de sus películas. Algunas de sus magníficos párrafos como: "Prefiero el muermo, la depresión, la reflexión, la abstinencia, el tedio, el nihilismo, la discreción, el no tener nada que decir, la inactividad, los buenos modales, la antipatía, la country, el tener un horario, l ...more
Susa
Nov 20, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2011
Se, millaisen kuvan Almodóvar antaa itsestään, on tämän kirjan mielenkiintoisinta antia. Se, onko hän oikeasti niin groteski ja perverssi kuin tekstien pohjalta voisi päätellä, jää arvoitukseksi.

Pornotähti Patty Diphusaa koskevat tekstit olivat kirjan ehdoton helmi. Hahmo oli niin ylivedetyn ärsyttävä ja hurmaavan naiivi, ettei hänestä voinut kuin pitää - vaikka vähän vastentahtoisesti.

Almodóvar on tekstissä kuin elokuvansa: mielipiteitä ja vastalauseita aiheuttava, suulas, härski. Harmi, etteiv
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Juan Espinoza
May 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
Indudablemente uno quisiera (yo por lo menos) que Patty Diphusa hubiese saltado de las páginas al cine, pero si se ha visto la obra cinematográfica de Almodovar es evidente que ya lo hizo, multiplicada en varios de los personajes del director español. Aunque leí la versión revisada y expandida, se siente tan corto e incompleto.
Tania Ramonde
Jun 21, 2017 rated it it was ok
Supongo que te gustará más cuanto más te guste el cine de Almodovar...
Tyler Jones
Sep 09, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: the-fun-stuff
I was in Spain for the first few months of 1993, and found it hard to find good books in English to read. Then I came across this one and I laughed my butt off.
Elisabetta Sanctis
Semplicemente geniale, dissacrante, volutamente esagerato. La scrittura di questo regista che amo rispecchia il suo modo di raccontare le storie attraverso la macchina da presa.
Mika Auramo
Pedro Almodovarin elokuvien ystäviä novellikokoelma ei petä. Kolmeen osaan jaetussa tekstisikermässä vajaat sata sivua on omistettu myyttiselle madridilaiselle kulahtaneelle pornotähdelle Patty Diphusalle; toisessa osassa perehdytään niin dadaismiin kuin kummallisiin seksuaalissävytteisiin lyhytkertomuksiin; lopuksi jaetaan setämäisen itseironisia ohjeita tuleville menestysohjaajille.

Surrealistisia piirteitä on havaittavissa nymfomaani-Pattyn sekoiluissa. Tämä ”nautinnon suurlähettiläs” makaa er
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Aida
Jul 15, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: owned
"En mi corta e intensa vida, el corazón solo me ha dado vuelta unas trescientas veces. Y esta era una de ellas"
No apto para personas con un básico sentido de humor negro y sarcasmo, además que no sientan vergüenza de términos como polla (que abundan en este libro). No es ni biográfico, ni de superación personal después de un mal momento. Contiene muchas referencias ochenteras, es bizarro antes que el término sea mal usado por los hipsters. Fácil de comprender si uno tiene la mente abierta, no e
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Cristina del Canto
Dec 07, 2013 rated it liked it
Antes de leer:

¿Necesitas movimiento en tu vida? ¿Desearías rodearte de una de esas personas que lo pueden todo, que parecen estar por encima de las circunstancias, que sólo viven el presente con confianza ciega en el futuro (porque no existe)? Si este es tu caso, Patty es tu mujer .Charlatana y sincera te dará las bofetadas que te tirarán de la burra al grito de "¡Despierta! ¡Estás viviendo!" En el fondo es como, Agrado my link text, pero más vulgar, más descarada. Si te gusta Almodóvar, te entu
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Teodora
Apr 11, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dizzy
Prima parte a cartii este destul de bulversanta - amuzanta, sunt indecisa pentru ca nesarind peste "Cuvant inainte" nu m-a furat ca personaj ci ca tabla de proiectie.

Mai mult melanj de sentimente nu poti sa ai cand Patty, star porno e violata si spune: "In ciuda circumstantelor, mi-am pus la lucru tot farmecul si le-am spus sa nu-si faca griji: vom face, farmecele mele si cu mine, tot ce doreau. Fara-ndoiala, buna mea educatie i-a scos din minti. Nu sunt atrasa in mod deosebit de morbid si, cum
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Esteban
Mar 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
It's over the top, it's in your face, it is sometimes degrading, raw, uncut, straightforward, like a rollercoaster, why would not I give it a 5 then? because in the end, the whole thing it's just impossible, it can't be such a character, only some people's heads (including mine in some features) but the author is clever enough, as lean as average male psyche can be, to decipher our desires and put them on a page in an almost sublimating way, and that's a valuable effort.

It has tons of great quot
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Sanalluk Mopo
Jul 04, 2014 rated it it was ok
Vienareikšmiškai nelabai malonų įspūdį palikusi knyga. Pasakojama banaliai, nuobodžiai, stengiantis pasipuikuoti gal net šokiruoti. Teksto norėta būti post-modernaus, bet tai vienas pavyzdžių kai tik noro nepakanka.Autorius daug smagiau atsiskleidžia "ir kiti tekstai". Vulgarokas kalbėjimo stilius šioje knygos dalyje žymiai stilingesnis, net priverčia šyptelėti. Visą laiką gailėjausi suvalgiusi Pati Difuzą - super porno žvaigždę, kuria matyt tenorėta pasišaipyti iš visuomenės, šiek tiek iš įvaiz ...more
Ele-Reet
Apr 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Raamat jaguneb kolmeks osaks, esimene osa nimega Patty Diphusa on küll üsna ropp, aga muidu täitsa tore. Kõige paremaks pean ise keskmises osas olevaid jutukesi (seal on mitmeid toredaid tõsielulisi juhtumisi seoses erinevate tema filmidega) ja lõpus siis mulle kõige vähem muljet avaldanud ,,õpetus" kuidas filmirežissööriks saada...
Yasemin Şahin
May 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: otobiyografi
İspanyol yönetmenin filmlerindeki kadın karakterlerden biri olan Patty Diphusa'nın yönetmenin kendine yakın hissettiği kadınlık içgüdüleriyle, o dönem İspanya'sında yasak olan her şeye filmlerinde neden yer verdiğini yazdığı, Patty'nin dilinden kendini tanıttığı, kendi sinemasından bahsettiği bir kitap.
Сиси Вълкова
Имах доста по- високи очаквания. В началото започва добре, но после автора сякаш забравя за героинята си и започва да разказва за личните си преживявания. Почувствах се с излъгани очаквания - исках да чета за тази самотна кучка и мизерното й съществуване, а попаднах на режисьорски разсъждения.
Jon-david Mafia Hairdresser
This is a great writer and I wanted to start with a book of short stories. Good thing. I'm not the most intellectual reader. I'm too literal sometimes and poetry can evade me sometimes. But as I read and sat with each story, the stories sank in. I think I'm a better reader now.
Kristo
Mar 12, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Nauditavalt otsekohene ja avameelne. Huvitav ja üsna täppis kirjeldus ideaalilähedasest kütkestajast ja sõbrannast, kes meestel jalad nõrgaks võtab. Tema mõtetest, unistustest, maailmatunnetusest. Lisaks väga mahlakas kohalike elu-olu ja peoelu kirjeldus. Väga soovitan!
Galina Petkova
Dec 01, 2010 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
харесвам повечето филми на Алмодовар, но книгата е ужасна според мен. Честно казано ако имаше оценка по-ниска от 1 щях да я дам. Нищичко не успя да ме грабне в образа на Пати, нищичко не успя да ме грабне в цялата книга.
Aure Domínguez
Jan 15, 2014 rated it liked it
Funny.
patty
Feb 24, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A wild, funny ride through Almodovar's feminine side.
Mariano
Apr 11, 2016 rated it liked it
Me gusto la descripcion de la alocada Madrid de los 80, al menos la vision que tenia Almodovar de ella. Luego es un libro simple, pasatista, para leer en una sala de espera.
Vale
Feb 14, 2015 rated it liked it
La parte que habla solo de Paty me encanta. Pero la otra mitad donde habla Pedro no me encantó.
Jenny
Aug 16, 2007 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: alisa (i'll work on it, kiddo)
predictably outlandish and very funny. fist-in-mouth funny, sometimes, and very charming.
Patricia
Solo Patty Diphusa y la de Escarlata O'Hara. Los últimos sobran
Dymbula
Almodóvar umí.
Mario
Oct 31, 2014 added it
Става.
fcrazeg
Mar 19, 2016 rated it did not like it
Shelves: 2016
No es mi tipo de libro... no en este momento...
Muy trainspotting... muy que viva la música...
Esperaba mucho más...
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Pedro Almodóvar Caballero is a Spanish film director, screenwriter and producer.

Almodóvar is arguably the most successful and internationally known Spanish filmmaker of his generation. His films, marked by complex narratives, employ the codes of melodrama and use elements of pop culture, popular songs, irreverent humor, strong colors and glossy décor. Desire, passion, family and identity are among
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