Social networks have been filled with messages of condolences remembering the figure of the great lady of cinema and theater
The world of the scene is in mourning. Fire one of its most relevant figures. Pilar Bardem has been a reference for many for decades and social networks have been filled with messages of recognition and tribute. “Fighter”, “committed”, “strong” or “brave” or “generous” are some of the most repeated adjectives with which her colleagues have wanted to say goodbye to this great actress. From Antonio Banderas to Lolita passing through Ana Milan or Toni Acosta, everyone wanted to dedicate a few words of appreciation to him because, as Luis Merlo said in his farewell message: “We have gone a big one” and “Spanish cinema and theater are losing a great actress “, just as Antonio Banderas lamented, who sent” a big hug to his three children, “Carlos, Mónica, Javier.
But Pilar does not leave orphans only her blood children, many of her companions also felt that she was a little “mother of all”, as Asier Etxeandia recognized. «I knew you a long time ago, when I was a teenager who wanted to be an actor, I was an extra in a movie that was filmed in Bilbao. ‘All for the pasta’, it was called. At one point I approached you and told you about my admiration and my desire to dedicate myself to this sacred profession. We talked a bit and you treated me so well, you went off set and after a while you walked back the road just to hold my hand, look me in the eyes and say “good luck”. It moved me and I recognized a great lady in you. Some time later, life gave me dedication to this and whenever we met your affection made me feel inside, that was very important for me, it filled me with confidence, “said the actor in an extensive message that ended with his thanks:” Thank you Pilar, mother of all. You are an example and an eternal motivation ».
Admired by all, Andreu Buenafuente presented his “respect for the great Pilar Barden” whom he described as a “strong and brave woman”, just like Fernando Tejero who wished him “a good trip, great and brave woman. Thanks for so much, Pilar ». A courage that coincided in highlighting the humorous trio Tricicle who claimed “we will miss your courage, your affection and your sense of humor.” The actress Luisa Martín also dedicated a few beautiful words to her: «Dear Pilar, Elegant, hard-working, committed. ‘La Bardem’ is gone. Wherever you go there will be a revolution, the established will move. Thank you for all the achievements that we enjoy for your tenacity. Thanks for the talks in the neighborhood in the middle of the street, thanks for your smile, your energy. I will not be able to bow to you in person but from my confinement I pay you my respect. Happy journey.”
There are many who drank from her work and considered her their teacher. Among them Toni Acosta who said: «Pure inspiration. A teacher of life and profession ”and that underlined his love for her:“ I love you very much Pilar. In present”. But above all, if his colleagues have highlighted something, it has been his human qualities. «Friend, I will always miss you. I keep deep inside everything that you have made me laugh and how much I admire you. In my retina I will have you smiling and scolding me. Telling me the best anecdotes and teaching me to play bingo with Beatriz. I keep you inside », wrote Ana Milan.
An incredulous Juan Diego Botto, lamented: «I don’t want to believe this news. I don’t want to think that it is gone. One of the best people I have ever met. Generous, fighter, committed, excellent companion, great actress, supportive, kind, free. He opened paths for those of us who came after. May the earth be light to you, friend ». And so an endless number of messages full of love, recognition and life, the one that the great lady always had both on and off the stage, as Silvia Abascal collected with some heartfelt words: «There are people whose main interest happens because you are aware of how you are. There are others whose constant interest is to be aware of how others are. You were one of the second, Pilar, “he began. «I am not in Madrid and I am moved by not being able to be in the meeting of all those who love you to celebrate you and never say goodbye to you. La Bardem “, a Silvia lamented who did not skimp on adjectives, all of them in capital letters:” Being human, Woman, Mom, Actress, Companion: Exceptional. Generous, Committed, Fighter, Supportive, Affectionate, Shaman. Woman of touch and contact. Mother of his wonderful litter and in some way, our mother too; of the comedians ». For her there are many moments lived in common, messages and anecdotes that she will always keep in her heart: «Reading your messages, listening to your audios is this kind of ‘intimate cemetery’ that is also WhatsApp. Recorded your deep voice, your laugh, your intertwined rings, your superstitions and prayers, your ‘Lioness’. Your eternal Generosity, partner. I love you and I miss you. Thank you always, Pilar ».