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Forqué, Verónica

Overview
Works: 76 works in 299 publications in 5 languages and 1,690 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Motion pictures  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Verónica Forqué
¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!! by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An absurd black comedy that centers on Gloria, a very resourceful working-class housewife and cleaning woman in Madrid, who is hooked on amphetamines and must contend with her crazy family
Kika by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
78 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 431 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
Que he hecho yo para merecer esto? What have I done to deserve this? by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in Spanish and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gloria, a very resourceful working class housewife, is a true feminist heroine who's on the go 18 hours a day, trying to keep her outrageously wacky family afloat. Comedy and tragedy blend to portray a surreal and perverse fable of contemporary life
Queens ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hilarious high jinx and mayhem unfold as the mothers of six men, about to partake in Spain's first ever en masse gay wedding, learn to deal with their own prejuidices, history, and desires
No shame ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A director's film about an affair he had 20 years ago comes back to life when the script accidentally falls into the hands of the woman he had the affair with, when he unwittingly visits the school she teaches at to audition actors for the movie
De qué se ríen las mujeres? ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following the death of her philandering husband Carlos in an automobile accident, Luci and her sisters Graci and Mari decide to go to a seaside resort to have some badly needed fun. Their riotous, romantic summer is recounted by Luci's fifteen-year-old son Domingo
Bajarse al moro by Fernando Colomo ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chusa helps Elena to run away from home. They smoke and sell the 'hot stuff'. Alberto and Jaimito share their apartment - hippie life, Spanish style
Why do they call it love when they mean sex? Por qué lo llaman amor cuando quieren decir sexo? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A porno star has to choose a new male partner for her act. He is younger than she is, and turns out to be the son of a very distinguished psychiatrist. For his parents sake, they feign to be engaged and to have a baby, and agree to marry. But on the wedding day she changes her mind and goes back to her porno work. And he follows her
Amor propio ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Juana finds herself in trouble with the law when her husband, a bank manager, skips town after stealing millions of dollars from bank clients. She has to prove that she was not involved in the fraud or will face years in prison. Her life takes a turn for the best when she works with Hilario, one of her husbands victims, to get to the bottom of the scandal
Por qué lo llaman amor cuando quieren decir sexo? ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two wild-living sex workers have to disguise themselves as pillars of the community for the sake of their families in this outrageous comedy from Spain. Gloria (Veronica Forque) is an exotic dancer, who, to her initial dismay, is given a new performing partner at the club where she works -- Manu (Jorge Sanz), a handsome young man, who, unfortunately, has precious little dancing experience. Manu comes from a prominent and respectable family, but thinks dancing would be fun, and a simple way to make some money. Despite a rocky start, Gloria and Manu get to be good friends, and he responds well when she shows him the ropes of their new routines. Eventually, Gloria and Manu end up sharing a flat, but when Manu's parents announce they're going to pay a visit, he and Gloria have to transform themselves from a pair of libertines into a normal middle-class couple practically overnight.-- Mark Deming, All Movie Guide
Don Juan, mi querido fantasma by Antonio Mercero ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legendary Don Juan Tenorio comes back to life on All Souls' Day, at midnight, and has 24 hour time to redeem himself. He has been trying to do that for 450 years now, without success. In the meantime a company is rehearsing the play "Don Juan". Don Juan the 'ghost' is mistaken for Don Juan the actor. After a series of farcical situations, the 'ghost' redeems himself and becomes human again, while the 'actor' ends up in the tomb
Salsa rosa by Manuel Gómez Pereira ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two women who become acquainted accidently make a bet as to which one will be able to seduce the husband of the other
El año de las luces by Fernando Trueba ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1940, 16 year-old Manolo is taken by his older brother to a tuberculosis sanatorium located on the border of Spain and Portugal. As the oldest boy in the sanitorium, he begins to experience the stirrings of sexual desire. His first overture to one of the nurses meets with rejection, but he really asks for trouble when he falls for another pretty nurse and she herself becomes attracted to him
Reinas by Manuel Gomez Pereira ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five headstrong mothers (the "queens" in the title) cope with the drama that surrounds the mass wedding of their gay sons. As these five very different women deal with their own desires, prejudices and history, they attempt to survive the weekend as sex, anger, bigotry and love hilariously clash in this ultimate wedding film about the strength of love and the importance of family
Moros y Cristianos by Luis García Berlanga ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this comedy, a manufacturer of turrón, a candy which resembles the honey-almond confection halvah, wants to promote it outside the regions of southern Spain where it is a traditional Christmas treat. It is particularly associated with a festival during which the wars between the Christians and the Moors are ritually reenacted."--Www.fandango.com
Madrid ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A German television director is sent to Spain to cover the 50th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War in this plodding drama. He spends most of his time passing time that has nothing to do with his assigned project. Documentary footage of the war is shown and no new insights are given during the director's half-hearted research of a historical event about which he knows next to nothing -- Dan Pavlides, All Movie Guide
Sin verguenza ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A love triangle plays itself out in a Spanish acting school
La guerra de papá by Antonio Mercero ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Told from a four-year-old's pespective, this film explores one day in the life of Quico (Lolo García), the child of a middle-class Madrid family
La dama boba ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 17th century, the story centers around two sisters who evade the macho society of the time in two distinct ways: one through books, and the other through silliness. However, when the two sisters become of age, they find themselves as rivals with their true personalities coming out. The question is, who will prevail?
Ramón y Cajal historia de una voluntad ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mini-series about Santiago Ramón y Cajal, a Spanish histologist, physician, and Nobel laureate
 
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Alternative Names
Forqué Vázquez, Verónica 1955-...
Forqué Vázquez-Vigo, Verónica 1955-
Kika 1955-
VERONICA FORQUE
Languages
Spanish (187)
German (11)
French (5)
English (1)
Polish (1)
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