WorldCat Identities

Abril, Victoria

Works: 291 works in 1,464 publications in 9 languages and 5,833 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Sex comedy films  Dark comedy films  History  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Erotic films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Narrator, Other, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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 )

95 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 598 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 )

105 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 542 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 )

107 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 466 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 in 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 362 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 3 languages and held by 314 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 )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 310 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. Damnation has never been this suductive, and seduction never more heavenly. This boxer is not going to know what hit him, after all, he is only human!
French twist = French twist by Josiane Balasko( Visual )

44 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 300 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 )

32 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 271 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
Libertarias by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 185 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 by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

29 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 184 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-Yanes( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four women plan a dangerous strike against a band of Mexican drug traffickers
La colmena by Mario Camus( Visual )

42 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in Spanish and German and held by 145 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 )

44 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 137 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 )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 131 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 his sister
Intruso by Vicente Aranda( Visual )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 98 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
Entre las piernas = Between your legs by Manuel Gómez Pereira( Visual )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 70 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 )

31 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 64 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
Los Pazos de Ulloa( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 62 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 withcraft 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
KikaSin 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

Victoria Abril actrice espagnole

Victoria Abril actriță spaniolă

Victoria Abril actriu espanyola

Victoria Abril actriz española

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

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