The most important Spanish filmmaker since Buñuel, Almodóvar was born in Calzada de Calatrava in 1949. He signed the poster art for the 38th Mostra, edition of the event that paid tribute to the director with a retrospective of his films. Among his main works are Dark Habits (1983); What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984); Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988), best screenplay at Venice International Film Festival; Law of Desire (1987); Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989); The Flower of My Secret (1995); All about My Mother (1999), winner of the direction award at Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Award of best foreign language film; Talk to Her (2002), for which he received the Academy Award of best original screenplay; Volver (2006), best screenplay at Cannes; The Skin I Live in (2011) and Pain and Glory (2019).