Mygale
Mygale
City Lights Noir
Translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith




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"Director Pedro Almodovar explains the thinking behind his new film The Skin I Live In. Interviewer mentions at the beginning of the interview that film is based on the Thierry Jonquet novel Mygale."

-BBC Aug 23, 2011

Pedro Almodovar Dissects His New Film 'The Skin I Live'

 "As always, strong family ties prevail as motivating forces in Almodovar's film, an adaptation of the literary thriller Mygale (Tarantula) by Thierry Jonquet."

-Lanie Goodman, The Wall Street Journal May 20, 2011

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Visit the movie website for Pedro Almodovar's new film The Skin I Live In, based on Thierry Jonquet's novel Mygale.

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Five Best: R.J. Ellory

"Mygale is insidiously disturbing, all the more so because Thierry Jonquet achieves his effects in such a slender book. Called Tarantula in some editions, the novel was the inspiration last year for movie director Pedro Almodóvar's The Skin I Live In."

-R.J. Ellory, The Wall Street Journal Jan 21, 2012