WorldCat Identities

Abril, Victoria

Overview
Works: 299 works in 1,068 publications in 8 languages and 5,238 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Motion pictures  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Narrator, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Victoria Abril
Atame! Tie me up/Tie me down! ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about an orphaned mental patient who is determined to create an ideal family for himself, so, in an irrationally inspired bid for love, he kidnaps a recovering drug addict/porn star
Kika by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
75 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dizzy dame hairdresser, Kika, gets involved with a host of unusual characters: a homicidal expatriate Yank writer, Nicholas, and his bewildered stepson, Ramon, an uncommunicative underwear photographer; a vampish, oddball femme tv reporter, Andrea, who's constantly on the lookout for "reality" scoops and who wears a rubber suit with a revolving video camera mounted on her head; a lesbian maid, Juana, and her mentally-deficient convicted rapist brother, Pablo, who escaped while on parole from prison to attend a religious festival in his home town
High heels Tacones lejanos ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 266 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
101 Reykjavík by Baltasar Kormákur ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 251 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
Amantes Lovers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gripping tale of white-hot erotic obsession based on the true story of a sensational romantic triangle that rocked an entire nation-and shattered the lives of those it touched
Átame! by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rambunctious dark comedy. An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a B-movie porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him. A highly unconventional romance that came on the spike heels of Almodovar's international sensation Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, this is a splashy, sexy central work in the career of one of the world's most beloved and provocative auteurs
Sin noticias de dios Don't tempt me ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When the leaders of Heaven and Hell decide to fight for the soul of the decadent boxer Manny, they send their best agents to Earth. The singer Lola Nevado from Heaven and the former gangster Carmen Ramos from Hell are assigned." -- SBS website
Libertarias by Vicente Aranda ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 170 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
French twist by Josiane Balasko ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in French and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suburban housewife Loli is furious when she discovers her husband has been cheating on her for years. When the van of a tough-talking, tender-hearted lesbian named Marijo breaks down in front of Loli's house, things take an unusual turn
Si te dicen que caí If they tell you I fell ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 151 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
Solo quiero caminar by Augustín Díaz-Yanes ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four women plan a dangerous strike against a band of Mexican drug traffickers. Motivated by revenge, this action could change their luck forever. The cast: power, lust and money
Las Bicicletas son para el verano by Alfredo Matas ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The day-to-day experiences of a lower middle class family in Madrid during the Civil War, 1936
Tie me up! Tie me down! by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rambunctious dark comedy. An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a B-movie porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him. A highly unconventional romance that came on the spike heels of Almodovar's international sensation Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, this is a splashy, sexy central work in the career of one of the world₂s most beloved and provocative auteurs
Tacones lejanos by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 109 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
El lute by Vicente Aranda ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 107 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
French twist French twist ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suburban housewife Loli is furious when she discovers her husband has been cheating on her for years. When the van of a tough-talking, tender-hearted lesbian named Marijo breaks down in front of Loli's house, things take an unusual turn
Intruso by Vicente Aranda ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Luisa, Ángel y Ramiro fueron tres amigos inseparables en sus años jóvenes. Luisa se casó con Ángel para acabar descubriendo que de quien estaba enamorada era de Ramiro. Ángel lo comprendió y decidió dejarles vivir su amor. Un día, casi quince años después de haberle visto por última vez, Luisa se encontró con Ángel. Quedó impresionada: parecía un mendigo y estaba enfermo. El matrimonio no dudó en ser generoso y se llevaron a Ángel a vivir con ellos. Pero Ángel no sentía agradecimiento sino rencor. Ramiro y Luisa sin darse cuenta habían metido a un intruso en su propia casa
Incautos ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three highly skilled con men 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?
La lune dans le caniveau The moon in the gutter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his sister is brutally raped and commits suicide, Gerard spends all of his free time at the scene of the crime, hoping to catch his sister's attacker. When he meets a wealthy woman that could be his ticket out of the slums, he must choose between her and his mission for revenge
La colmena by Suevia Films ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 90 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
 
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Alternative Names
Abril, Victoria
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-
Languages
Spanish (285)
French (37)
German (32)
English (11)
Icelandic (8)
Esperanto (1)
Polish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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