WorldCat Identities

Abril, Victoria

Overview
Works: 251 works in 1,400 publications in 10 languages and 5,757 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Sex comedy films  Dark comedy films  History  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Erotic films  Detective and mystery films  Biographical 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 )

124 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El joven Ricki es huérfano desde los tres años y toda su vida la ha pasado en diferentes instituciones sociales y reformatorios. Por su parte, Marina es una mujer que ha tenido problemas con las drogas y trabaja como actriz en películas pornográficas y de terror. Fascinado por ella, Ricki la rapta, dispuesto a hacer todo lo posible para que Marina corresponda a su amor. La animadversión inicial de la mujer, y sus vanos intentos de huir, van dejando paso a una progresiva hermandad entre ambos, finalmente convertida en auténtico amor
High heels = Tacones lejanos by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

105 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 554 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 )

108 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 465 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
Amantes = Lovers by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

53 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 321 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 by Agustín Díaz-Yanes( Visual )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 307 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 )

43 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
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 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the post Spanish civil war years, Catalan kids would sit in circles among the ruins and tell "Aventis", stories without beginning or end or a purpose other than providing an outlet for the pent up horror and perversity created by war and its aftermath. These tales mix war stories, local gossip, comic book characters, fantasy and real events. The "Aventis" told in this film are told in interesting flashbacks which chronicle the Civil War in a "typical" Barcelona microcosm. In the mid '80s, 45 or so years after Franco, a doctor and a nurse-nun who were childhood friends and now coworkers, identify the corpse of one of the main characters of the "Aventis" of their childhood and adolescence. The discovery of this body (belonging to someone long presumed dead) leads to other surprises and unresolved doubts, several decades later
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 Camilo José Cela( Visual )

46 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 154 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 )

46 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 144 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 )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 129 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 120 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 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 100 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
Tiempo de silencio by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 61 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
Los Pazos de Ulloa( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1880 Los Pazos de Ulloa is a hidden and savage place in Galicia, a place where passion, religion, politics and witchcraft become mixed up in the lives of the locals. But at the center of it all is Don Julian, the priest, whose sensibility and purity contrast with the moral decline of the age
 
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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 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

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