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Victoria Abril

Victoria Abril

Country: Spain

Total Credits at Criticker: 46 (Actor)

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    The Woman Who Brushed Off Her Tears (2012)
    Teona Strugar Mitevska's third film makes use of fairy-tale elements to describe the tragedies of two families. The picture begins in France and follows its protagonists deep into the forests of Macedonia. (Berlinale)
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    Mince alors! (2012)
    A resort for individuals who want to lose weight is helps several women discover friendships, acceptance with body image and hard truths. (imdb)
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    Sólo quiero caminar (2008)
    After one of them is getting killed, a bunch of thieves and whores challenging a mafiaboss by robbing him and taking revenge for the murder.
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    Leur morale... et la nôtre (2008)
    A couple with a penchant for crime find it appalling that a man threatens to steal the inheritance they got after poisoning a woman.
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    48 heures par jour (2008)
    Marianne, a young woman with a bright professional future, is tired of seeing her career stall because she has to take care of all the chores on top of her job. She adopts some fairly radical methods to force her husband Bruno, a financial wheeler and dealer, to do his share of their daily tasks. 48 Hours a Day is a comedy on the fate of women today who continually juggle with their jobs, husbands, children and domestic lives. (comedyfilmfest.com)
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    Neon Flesh (2005)
    Neon Flesh (2005) - Short Film
    Pura, Ricky's mother , just left jail. A simple fact that changes the whole existence of Ricky. In a desperate try to show a regular life, he kicks out of his life to the ones who have become his family in the last ten years. A Junkie, a transvestite with existential problems, a kidnapping; everything seems to go wrong in this very special day. (imdb)
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    Escuela de seducción (2004)
    "Escuela de seducción" is a comedy which deals with the war of the sexes using misunderstandings and fake personalities as dramatic resources.
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    Incautos (2004)
    In a flashback, Ernesto, a young con man, tells us how he got to the edge of a big score: childhood in an orphanage, youthful smash-and-grab burglaries until his partner is caught, then tutelage from Lefty, an aging swindler. After some years of success, they're joined by Federico, the best, a true artist. Things go well until Pilar, a woman from Federico's past, re-enters his life with a proposal to con a golden goose - a swindle that will put them all on easy street. (imdb)
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    The Seventh Day (2004)
    The story of two feuding families as written by screenwriter Ray Loriga, is one of family rancour more than family honour and is, sadly, based on a true story. It took place on 26th of August 1990 in north Spain.
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    Don
    Times have been tough for Heaven, with Hell winning the battle between good and evil. So when Heaven's managers have the opportunity to win the soul of a boxer and shift the balance of power, they send their best angel for the job, Lola Nevado (Abril). When Hell gets wind of this, they counter by sending their most experienced operative to Earth, Carmen Ramos (Cruz). The battle between Heaven and Hell is on! (First Look Pictures)
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    Mari del Sud (2001)
    A wealthy businessman is about to leave with his family for a vacation to the southern seas when he finds out all the money in his bank account is mysteriously gone. To keep up appearances with his business partners and rivals, he decides to spend the vacation hiding for two weeks in the basement of his own home.
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    All About Desire: The Passionate Cinema of Pedro Almodovar (2001)
    A rare look at the the career of film director Pedro Almodóvar, especially his early works, with interviews with the director himself and his stars and admirers. (imdb)
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    101 Reykjavík (2000)
    A young man's sexual impulses go haywire when he discovers that the woman he has just been to bed with happens to be his mother's lesbian lover, and may be carrying his child. (101 ltd.)
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    Entre las piernas (1999)
    Miranda is a crew member of a nightly radio programmme. She and her husband Felix, a cop, are parents of a girl. Miranda's daily dog walking strolls are excuses to pursue sexual encounters with men, who she readily discards afterwards... (imdb)
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    Libertarias (1996)
    At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, the nun Maria is forced to flee her convent. She takes refuge in a brothel, until it is liberated by a woman's anarchist group. Maria joins the group and eventually goes to the front. The women's group faces the problems of fighting not only the nationalists, but also factions on the left seeking to impose a more traditional military structure. (imdb)
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    Nadie hablará de nosotras cuando hayamos muerto (1995)
    Escaping gangsters trying to kill her because of being witness to a crime, Gloria (Victoria Abril), a young woman of lower class, comes back to Madrid, Spain and to her family. (imdb)
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    Gazon maudit (1995)
    After learning of her husband's infidelities, a housewife invites an itinerant lesbian to move in with them. None of their lives will ever be the same again. (imdb)
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    Jimmy Hollywood (1994)
    Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter, aided by his sidekick William, who has suffered a head wound and has problems with short-term memory. Jimmy's vigilante alter ego soon becomes a media wonder--but Jimmy remains a total unknown and his long-suffering girl friend Lorraine is getting fed up with the whole situation. (imdb)
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    Kika (1993)
    Kika, a young cosmetologist, is called to the mansion of Nicolas, an American writer to make-up the corpse of his stepson, Ramon. Ramon, who is not dead, is revived by Kika's attentions and she then moves in with him. They might live happily ever after but first they have to cope with Kika's affair with Nicolas, the suspicious death of Ramon's mother and the intrusive gaze of tabloid-TV star and Ramon's ex-psychologist Andrea Scarface. (imdb)
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    High Heels (1991)
    A girl's mother returns after 15 years to find her daughter has married one of her (the mother's) old boyfriends. They try to mend their broken mother/daughter relationship and deal with their common lover. (imdb)
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    Une époque formidable... (1991)
    Michel (Gérard Jugnot) has worked for years as an executive at a company that sells mattresses. He lives quietly in the suburbs with his wife (Victoria Abril) and their children. One day everything changes when Michel is fired and his secure lifestyle rapidly deteriorates.
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    Amantes (1991)
    Set in '50s Spain, a young man (Sanz) leaves the army and looks for a job so he and his fiancée (Verdu) can get married. He rents a room from a widow (Abril), and shortly begins a torrid affair with her. The fiancée figures it out and decides to win him back by offering herself to him and taking him to meet her family. Ultimately he has to make a decision. Based on a true story. (imdb)
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    Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1990)
    Ricky is released from a mental hospital, and knows exactly what he wants to do. He hunts down Marina... (imdb)
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    Si te dicen que caí (1989)
    In the post Spanish civil war years, Catalan kids would sit in circles among the ruins and tell stories, known as "aventis". These tales mix war stories, local gossip, comic book characters, fantasy and real events. The "aventis" told in this film are told in flashback (imdb).
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    El juego más divertido (1988)
    Ada and Bruno are TV "stars", specialized in soap operas with love scenes. In their private life the couple has also a secret affair which can't come to anything due to the popularity of both of them, and their being surveyed from every place. [...] (imdb)
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    Sans peur et sans reproche (1988)
    At the end of the fifteenth century, the armies of King Charles VIII go through Italy to conquer the Kingdom of Naples. One of the French captains, Bellabre defeated and ridiculed in a parade tournament by a young unknown, Pierre Terrail de Bayard, takes under his control, to take revenge by making him know the harsh reality of war. (Wikipedia)
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    El Lute: Camina o revienta (1987)
    The first part of the story of "El Lute", a delinquent who became notorious in Spain for his jail escapes in the '60s, converting himself into a popular legend. (imdb)
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    Barrios Altos (1987)
    Verónica, recently divorced and with a son, begins to reorganize her life and adapt to the new situation. Her problems are relegated to the background when Carlos, her masseuse, is killed. Knowing himself in danger, Carlos left Verónica with a message on the answering machine: she had to pick up a package hidden in the sinks of a railway station. From that moment on, Verónica won't rest in calm. (imdb)
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    Max mon amour (1986)
    Reserved and cool, Margaret is the French wife of Peter, a British diplomat posted to France with their son Nelson.... (imdb)
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    Padre nuestro (1985)
    On the day he learns he has a year to live, a Spanish Cardinal who has lived in the Vatican for 30 years learns he has a granddaughter, born without a father to his own illegitimate daughter. (imdb)
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    After Darkness (1985)
    To salve his guilty conscience an elder brother removes his disturbed younger sibling from a mental institution after a suicide attempt and tries to bring him back to mental competency through one on one contact. Free of the institution he continues to be haunted by dreams of a lost twin and chants the eerie phrase "Do I stand before the king?" It is the elder brother that seems doomed to lose himself in his brother's insanity. (imdb)
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    La hora bruja (1985)
    Cesar pretends to be a magician and travels from city to city with his wife Pilar to lure the money out of people's pockets with their magical shows. But then they encounter Saga, a real witch who makes his magic come true. (imdb)
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    Las bicicletas son para el verano (1984)
    A young child asks his father for a new bicycle, but the Spanish Civil War gets in the way.
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    Conflict between a hardened prison inmate and a ruthless prison guard. (imdb)
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    On the Line (1984)
    A Border Patrol agent is determined to catch his old nemesis, an American criminal who successfully smuggles illegal aliens across the border from Mexico. (imdb)
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    Sem Sombra de Pecado (1983)
    A young man from a high-bourgeois family, Henrique receives mysterious phone calls from a woman at the barracks where he is serving in the military, which attracts him to meetings without consequences. (imdb)
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    I Married a Shadow (1983)
    After a train accident, a woman survives and is mistaken for a woman she met just before the accident. This Cornell Woolrich (William Irish) suspense novel was also filmed as Mrs. Winterbourne. (imdb)
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    The Moon in the Gutter (1983)
    In an urban netherworld, a despondent man named Gerard roams the streets, hunting for the perpetrator who raped his sister. She later took her own life. A gallery of grotesque types populates Gerard's netherworld. He suspects a waterfront drunkard and his cherubic sister, both of whom have crucial information about the rape. But Gerard may be hiding something. (rottentomatoes.com)
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    Asesinato en el Comité Central (1982)
    A meeting of the Communist Party is taking place when suddenly the lights go off and the head of the Party is murdered. The government runs an official investigation and the Communist Party hires Pepe Carvalho, a private investigator. As both investigations unfold, they soon come to very different conclusions.
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    La colmena (1982)
    Interweaving narrative of stories about Madrid citizens in 1942, shortly after the end of the Spanish civil war.
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    Comin
    A former gunslinger straps on his weapons again in order to rescue his wife from a slave ring.
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    Mater amatísima (1980)
    After giving birth to an autistic son, Clara becomes pathological due to the strain of trying to raise him.
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    La muchacha de las bragas de oro (1980)
    Luis, an aging Falangist author with guilty conscious, is writing fake memoirs. Two reporters, his niece Mariana and her lesbian friend Elmyr, arrive to do a piece on him. While fact-checking his memoirs, Mariana becomes attracted to him. (imdb)
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    Who Is That Splashing in the Mediterranean? (1980)
    Two half-brothers have to go on a road trip to find their half-sister and receive a huge inheritance.
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    Cambio de sexo (1977)
    A seventeen-year-old boy, Jose Maria (played by Victoria Abril) leaves his small village and machismo father to become transsexual nightclub entertainer Maria Jose in the big city of Barcelona. There, she falls in love with the club's owner, causing even greater gender questions to arise, while continuing on her journey of self-discovery.
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    Robin and Marian (1976)
    A sort of tragicomedy/adventure film, "Robin and Marian" picks up the Robin Hood legend some twenty years after most versions of the story, with Robin and his sidekick Little John returning to their old Sherwood haunts world-weary from the Crusades and their sickening brutality... (imdb)
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