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Cecilia Roth

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An Argentine native who spent her formative years exiled to Spain, Cecilia Roth was a regular in Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar’s early films and a star in Argentina long before she became an international critics’ darling as the title character in Almodóvar’s Oscar-winner All About My Mother (1999). Born in Buenos Aires, Roth lived in Spain during Argentina’s 1970s-early-‘80s repressive military regime. Roth began acting during her years as an expatriate, earning her first major film role in Ivan Zuleta’s cult film Arrebato (1979). After playing a bit part in Almodóvar’s outrageous, if unpolished, Pepi, Lucy, Bom (1980), Roth starred as the unsubtly named Sexilia in the director’s sex farce Labyrinth of Passion (1982). Roth also played small roles in Almodóvar’s Dark Habits (1984) and What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984), and co-starred with a young Antonio Banderas in expat Argentine director Rodolfo Kuhn’s El Senor Galindez (1984). An established actress, Roth returned to… read more

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Una noche con Sabrina Love must be added!

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Oh yeah, baby! Cecilia Roth!

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