WorldCat Identities

Abril, Victoria

Overview
Works: 333 works in 1,328 publications in 8 languages and 5,720 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 )

80 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 572 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 )

90 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 524 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 )

96 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 460 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
Tie me up! Tie me down!( Visual )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 390 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
Amantes = Lovers by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

49 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Madrid, années 1950. Paco, un jeune provincial qui vient d'achever son service militaire, cherche du travail afin d'assurer un avenir au couple qu'il compte former avec sa fiancée, Trini. Il loue une chambre chez Luisa, avec laquelle il découvre la passion physique. Partagé entre les deux femmes, Paco perd pied. L'issue de ce triangle amoureux sera tragique et sordide."-- Site fr.wikipedia.org, visionné le 14 octobre 2015
Sin noticias de dios = Don't tempt me( Visual )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 294 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
French twist = French twist by Josiane Balasko( Visual )

37 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 284 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 )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 268 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
Si te dicen que caí = If they tell you I fell by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 183 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 )

32 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 178 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 )

14 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 )

41 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 147 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 )

42 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 122 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 by Jean-Jacques Beineix( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in French and English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mystery about a dock worker's obsessive search for the man who brutally raped his sister
Intruso by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 101 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
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
El Lute( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Eleuterio Sánchez, a thief who refused to identify his fellow criminals during Franco's reign, and became a folk hero
El lute( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 55 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
Nadie hablará de nosotras cuando hayamos muerto by Agustín Díaz-Yanes( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escaping gangsters who are trying to kill her because she has witnessed a crime, Gloria, a young woman of working class origins, comes back to her family in Madrid, where she tries to find work and 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