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Almodovar's 'Bad Education' Goes Below the Surface of Filmmaking

NPR'S Bob Mondello reviews the new film by Pedro Almodovar's new film, Bad Education Mondello says the film -- on its surface -- is about abuse and sexual transgression, but it is also a film about filmmaking.

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Bob Mondello, who jokes that he was a jinx at the beginning of his critical career — hired to write for every small paper that ever folded in Washington, just as it was about to collapse — saw that jinx broken in 1984 when he came to NPR.