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Victoria Abril quotes

People love coming on television, even if they have to show their miseries.

For most of my career, I've played roles that were written for other actresses.

The director had come to Madrid to court me.

There's nothing more human than two people making love.

Acting is the work of two people - it's only possible when you have the complicity, the help, even the manipulation of a director.

I really wanted to work and become independent.

When I said I was going to audition for a film, I got a hearty laugh from all my family.

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.

You can fake your age or mask it, but the passion that moves the characters has to be real.

Keep your ears open, your eyes open, grab everything you can, react, and learn!

I like men with some belly who are a little over the hill.

I didn't go to school a lot.

I'd heard it was dangerous to walk around Miami.

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.

My current companion, Gerard de Battista, is the father of my two sons.

My first vocation was dance.

My only friends were boys, and I was just one more of them.

On my fifth film, it was then that I stopped dancing.

Psychiatrists don't solve anything from one day to the next.

The film kept me from working as a secretary. It was a real stroke of luck. A miracle.