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Abril, Victoria

Overview
Works: 281 works in 1,014 publications in 8 languages and 4,967 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Motion pictures  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, 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 )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 479 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
High heels Tacones lejanos by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 441 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
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
101 Reykjavík by Baltasar Kormákur ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details the misadventures of an unemployed 28-year-old Icelander who's simple life gets complex when he impregnates his mother's lesbian lover
Amantes Lovers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 213 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
Sin noticias de dios Don't tempt me ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 186 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
Libertarias by Vicente Aranda ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 169 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
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 Agustín Díaz Yanez ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four female bank robbers plan a heist that places them in the sights of the mafia in Mexico City
Las Bicicletas son para el verano by Alfredo Matas ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The day-to-day experiences of a lower middle class family in Madrid during the Civil War, 1936
French twist ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in French and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An angry housewife takes revenge on her philandering husband, with the help of a tender-hearted woman friend
El lute by Vicente Aranda ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 112 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 )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 104 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 100 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
Atame! by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 94 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
La colmena by Suevia Films ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 91 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
Bendito infierno [Don't tempt me] ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Heaven has sent its best and the devil his worst, two rival agents who willl battle for ultimate supremacy. The winner will be whoever can secure the soul of Manny, a short-tempered, punch-drunk boxer on earth. These sexy angels pull no punches using their brains, wit and of course sex appeal to accomplish their missions. Defeating the temptations of the devil will be no easy task, as his recruits are led by the mastermind Jack Davenport. Damnation has never been this seductive and seduction never more heavenly!"--Container
Amantes by Vicente Aranda ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After finishing military service, Paco sets off to find work in Madrid, leaving behind his girlfriend Trini in his hometown. In Madrid he embarks on an affair with his landlady and becomes embroiled in the low-life of the district, but the virtuous Trini tries to re-enter his life, with tragic results
 
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Alternative Names
Abril, Victoria
Mérida Roja, Victoria, 1959-....
Mérida Rojas, Victoria.
Mérida Rojas, Victoria, 1959-
Mérida Rojas, Victoria 1959- Frueherer Name
Merida, Victoria, 1959-....
Rojas, Victoria Mérida
Rojas, Victoria Mérida, 1959-
Vicente Aranda, Victoria Abril 1959-
VICTORIA ABRIL
Languages
Spanish (297)
German (30)
French (30)
English (10)
Icelandic (8)
Multiple languages (2)
Esperanto (1)
Polish (1)
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