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Graduate of the Theatre Conservatory in Bucharest, class of 1948.
“The cinematographic destiny of Marga Barbu seemed to be, above all , her part as Anitza. This meant years and film series upon series , savage beauty, devouring passions, night cavalcades (which could happen also at dawn) outlaw/justice facts set up in alcoves, oriental veils, menacing looks - real or faked- strained through the fire lines of her gaze, long and passionate embraces before breakups, inbetween hurried horse mountings” (Sanda Faur, Almanah Cinema 1975).
“She was an ambitious being, curious to discover- for example how to speak Japanese- ready to risk and try out her strength. She was a fighter. She liked to be challenged. She liked complicated characters , with multiple ranges of facets, composition roles that went beyond her physical capabilities…Miss Aurica was and stays the pinnacle of her career." (Eva Sîrbu, vol. "Actori care nu mai sunt")