By Indiewire | Indiewire August 15, 2006 at 1:13AM
"Sex was my way of coping with death." From paedophile priests to psychotic transsexuals, Spain's most outrageous director has tackled ever more raucous themes as he captured the dark underbelly of his country. Now, in the highly acclaimed "Volver," Pedro Almodovar confronts the one topic that had eluded him - death. But, asks Peter Conrad.