WorldCat Identities

Abril, Victoria

Overview
Works: 251 works in 1,400 publications in 7 languages and 5,757 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  War films  Biographical films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Narrator, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Victoria Abril
High heels = Tacones lejanos by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

100 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The husband of a TV anchorwoman, ex-lover of her long-estranged singer-actress mother, is mysteriously killed, and both mother and daughter come under suspicion in a frenzied investigation filled with romantic mix-ups and mistaken identities
Sin noticias de dios = Don't tempt me by Agustín Díaz-Yanes( Visual )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heaven has sent it's best, and the devil has enlisted his worst to do battle for ultimate supremacy. The winner is to be decided by whoever can secure the soul of a short-tempered, punch-drunk boxer on Earth. These sexy angels pull no punches. They use their brains, wiles and of course, sex appeal. Damnation has never been this suductive, and seduction never more heavenly. This boxer is not going to know what hit him, after all, he is only human!
French twist = French twist by Josiane Balasko( Visual )

43 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French sex farce in which adulterous husband Alain Chabat finds himself ousted when his wife Victoria Abril has an affair with butch lesbian Josiane Balasko. The result is a hilarious menage a trois, with the husband attempting to win back his wife's sexual favours after Balasko moves in
101 Reykjavík by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy in which a young man's sexual impulses go haywire when he discovers that the woman he has just slept with happens to be his mother's lesbian lover. Set against Reykjavik's swinging nightlife, Hlynur soon finds that he can't continue resisting adulthood
Si te dicen que caí = If they tell you I fell by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the post Spanish civil war years, Catalan kids would sit in circles among the ruins and tell 'aventis', stories with no beginning or end or purpose, to vent frustration about the times. The movie tells these creative stories as flashbacks
Libertarias by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spain, July 19, 1936. The Spanish Civil War has just begun and women as always play their part in this human tragedy. Maria, an innocent young nun, is forced to leave the convent after the arrival of the revolutionary troops in Barcelona. She takes refuge in a brothel where she meets a group of "Libertarias," women "drafted" as freedom fighters
Solo quiero caminar by Agustín Díaz-Yanes( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four female bank robbers plan a heist that places them in the sights of the mafia in Mexico City
La colmena by Mario Camus( Visual )

38 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in Spanish and German and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of vignettes set in 1942 Madrid examines the misery suffered by those on the losing side in the Spanish civil war, especially literary figures, who survive in misery under Franco while the victors emerge as a successful middle class engaged in illegal activities
Incautos by Miguel Bardem( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three highly skilled conmen are about to embark on a real estate scam worth millions. The only hitch is that, to pull it off, they need the help of a beautiful, mysterious woman. The chase is on, but can everyone be trusted?
El lute by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoirs of Eleuterio Sanchez, this powerful, captivating film tells the story of a common thief whose daring escapes from police custody and anti-Franco stance made him a most uncommon folk hero
La lune dans le caniveau = The moon in the gutter by Jean-Jacques Beineix( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in French and English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mystery about a dock worker's obsessive search for the man who brutally raped his sister
Entre las piernas Between your legs by Boca Boca Producciones( Visual )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both Javier, a film producer and Miranda, a radio announcer are addicted to sex and anonymous encounters. They make love in the back of an abandoned car which has a corpse hidden inside its trunk. Miranda's jealous husband is the cop investigating the case, and it soon looks like Javier has been framed
Juegos de guerra( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spain, July 19, 1936. The Spanish Civil War has just begun and women as always play their part in this human tragedy. María, an innocent young nun, is forced to leave the convent after the arrival of the revolutionary troops in Barcelona. She takes refuge in a brothel where she meets a group of "Libertarias," women "drafted" as freedom fighters
Las bicicletas son para el verano by Jaime Chávarri( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day-to-day experiences of a lower middle class family in Madrid during the Civil War, 1936
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Sin noticias de dios = Don't tempt me
Alternative Names
Abril, Victoria

Abrila, Viktorija, 1959-

Mérida Roja, Victoria, 1959-....

Mérida Rojas, Victoria.

Mérida Rojas, Victoria, 1959-

Merida, Victoria, 1959-....

Rojas, Victoria Mérida

Rojas, Victoria Mérida, 1959-

Vicente Aranda, Victoria Abril 1959-

Victoria Abril actrice espagnole

Victoria Abril actriță spaniolă

Victoria Abril actriu espanyola

Victoria Abril actriz española

Victoria Abril actriz y cantante española

Victoria Abril aktore spanjolle

Victoria Abril attrice spagnola

Victoria Abril espanjalainen näyttelijä ja laulaja

Victoria Abril hiszpańska aktorka

Victoria Abril Spaans actrice

Victoria Abril Spainyie film actress

Victoria Abril spanische Schauspielerin

Victoria Abril Spanish actress

Victoria Abril spansk sångare och skådespelare

Victoria Abril spansk sanger og skuespiller

Victoria Abril spansk songar og skodespelar

Victoria Abril spanyol színésznő, 1959-

Victoria Abrilová

Виктория Абрил

Виктория Абриль испанская актриса

Викторија Абрил

Вікторыя Абрыль

Вікторія Абріль

Վիկտորիա Աբրիլ

ויקטוריה אבריל שחקנית ספרדייה

ویکتوریا آبریل بازیگر و خواننده اسپانیایی

விக்தோரியா அபுரீல்

빅토리아 아브릴

ビクトリア・アブリル

维多利亚·阿布利尔

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Sin noticias de dios = Don't tempt me