WorldCat Identities

Abril, Victoria

Overview
Works: 251 works in 1,356 publications in 10 languages and 5,738 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Sex comedy films  History  Dark comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Erotic films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Singer, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Victoria Abril
 
Most widely held works by Victoria Abril
Atame! = Tie me up/Tie me down! by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

110 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 985 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 )

104 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 557 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 )

104 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dizzy dame hairdresser, Kika, gets involved with 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
Amantes = Lovers by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

54 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, this is a tale of Paco, a young soldier who gets involved with a slightly older and much worldier widow and part-time con artist, Luisa
French twist = French twist by Josiane Balasko( Visual )

42 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 301 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
Sin noticias de dios = Don't tempt me( Visual )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 301 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
101 Reykjavík by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

30 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 272 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 )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 186 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 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 19th, 1936. The revolution has just started in a small town near Barcelona. Maria, a young innocent nun escaping from her convent, which is being ransacked by revolutionaries, finds refuge in a whorehouse. In the whorehouse some militia women--Libertarias--burst in with the mission of freeing the prostitutes. Befriended by the group, Maria will participate in the armed fight, and the course of her life will change forever
Solo quiero caminar by Agustín Díaz-Yanes( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 174 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 Camilo José Cela( Visual )

45 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 152 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
Las bicicletas son para el verano by Alfredo Matas( Visual )

45 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day-to-day experiences of a lower middle class family in Madrid during the Civil War, 1936
Incautos by Miguel Bardem( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 127 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 )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 118 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 106 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
Intruso by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luisa, Angel and Ramiro have been inseparable friends since childhood. As soon as Luisa marries Angel, she discovers that she is really in love with Ramiro. Angel accepts this and disappears from their lives. Fifteen years later Luisa and Ramiro encounter a destitute and lonely Angel and agree to lodge him
Entre las piernas = Between your legs by Boca Boca Producciones( Visual )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 64 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
Tiempo de silencio by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film takes place in Madrid in 1949. A doctor performs an abortion on a gypsy woman in an attempt to save her life, but is unsuccessful. The police accuse him of murder. The film follows his efforts in avoiding capture and at the same time gives an ironic view of the different social strata of Madrid at this time
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
Nadie hablará de nosotras cuando hayamos muerto by Agustín Díaz-Yanes( Visual )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escaping gangsters who are trying to kill her because she has witnessed a crime, a young woman of working class origins returns to her family in Madrid where she tries to earn some money
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Sin noticias de dios = Don't tempt me
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-

Victoria Abril actrice espagnole

Victoria Abril attrice spagnola

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 Abrilová

Виктория Абрил

Виктория Абриль испанская актриса

Викторија Абрил

Вікторыя Абрыль

Вікторія Абріль

Վիկտորիա Աբրիլ

ויקטוריה אבריל

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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KikaSin noticias de dios = Don't tempt me