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 Victoria Abril - “When I was 6, I held on to my mother's skirt, screaming that I wanted to be a dancer. She enrolled me in an academy in Madrid when I turned 8.”
 Victoria Abril - “When I said I was going to audition for a film, I got a hearty laugh from all my family.”
 Victoria Abril - “There's nothing more human than two people making love.”
 Victoria Abril - “The director took my face in his hands and asked me to show him my teeth, as with a horse. This happened on a Wednesday, and by the following Monday I was shooting.”
 Victoria Abril - “Psychiatrists don't solve anything from one day to the next.”
 Victoria Abril - “People love coming on television, even if they have to show their miseries.”
 Victoria Abril - “On my fifth film, it was then that I stopped dancing.”
 Victoria Abril - “My only friends were boys, and I was just one more of them.”
 Victoria Abril - “Keep your ears open, your eyes open, grab everything you can, react, and learn”
 Victoria Abril - “I really wanted to work and become independent.”
 Victoria Abril - “I like men with some belly who are a little over the hill.”
 Victoria Abril - “I had to gain weight until I looked like a seal so I could compete with the real whores who played the other roles. I was fat as a barrel.”
 Victoria Abril - “I chose the most explosive dress I could find. I put a ton of makeup on and some great round earrings. I looked like Jennifer Jones in Duel in the Sun.”
 Victoria Abril - “For most of my career, I've played roles that were written for other actresses.”
 Victoria Abril - “Acting is the work of two people-it's only possible when you have the complicity, the help, even the manipulation of a director.”
 Victoria Abril - “I'd heard it was dangerous to walk around Miami.”
 Victoria Abril - “Compared to dancing, films seemed to me to be the work of lay bums. There was no physical pain it was enough to say and imagine what was in the script. It was very easy for me.”
 Victoria Abril - “I'm a small and normal girl, and stories like mine no one likes to tell. Fortunately so, because I wouldn't like to play myself.”
 Victoria Abril - “When you have to get into the character each morning, give it your voice, your face, it was torture.”
 Victoria Abril - “The film kept me from working as a secretary. It was a real stroke of luck. A miracle.”
 Victoria Abril - “You can fake your age or mask it, but the passion that moves the characters has to be real.”
 Victoria Abril - “My first vocation was dance.”
 Victoria Abril - “The director had come to Madrid to court me.”
 Victoria Abril - “My current companion, Gerard de Battista, is the father of my two sons.”
 Victoria Abril - “The actress they'd hired had refused to appear naked in front of the camera. I didn't like to appear naked either, but the first thing I did was take off my clothes and jump into the pool completely naked.”

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