From an article by Andrew Marton, “Finally it’s time to meet the real Raquel”, Fort Worth Star Telegram, via Globe and Mail, August 28, 2001, p. R2, in relation to the transformation of Raquel Welch, as exemplified in her role in the move Tortilla Soup, about which she says:
It’s just great that in the middle of a summer full of Tomb Raiders and Jurassic Parks, here comes this little nice move just about people. …However odd this might sound, it is so much less tiring to play a real character, with more human qualities, as opposed to all the one-dimensional parts I had before.
In Tortilla Soup, Raquel Welch plays a grandmother:
And as she was before:
So much less tiring to play a real character, with more human qualities