Discovering Madrid through the movies of Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar taught Daniela Michanie everything she needed to know about (and made her fall in love with) the city of Madrid.

Madrid is not only Almodóvar’s muse and main character in his films, but is a mirror to his own evolution as an artist and his love for this nuanced city. The love story he shares with the Spanish capital is complex, with a cinematography that depicts the good, the bad, the ugly, and the plain absurd.

In the few short months since I've been studying his films, they've served as the lens through which I’ve fallen in love with each of Madrid’s faces.

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