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Monica Bellucci

         

Monica Bellucci photographed by Ellen von Unwerth for Glamour Italia (April 2012)

Monica Bellucci

Monica Bellucci by Peter Lindbergh, Paris, 1999.

Wednesday: 3 of 6

A sensuously clean Monica Bellucci.

In the documentary movie The Big Question, about the film The Passion of the Christ, she stated: “I am an agnostic, even though I respect and am interested in all religions. If there’s something I believe in, it’s a mysterious energy; the one that fills the oceans during tides, the one that unites nature and beings.”
In September 2012 at a Toronto International Film Festival press conference for the Iranian movie Rhino Season, Bellucci stated that she can speak four languages: Italian, French, English and Farsi. (Read more)

Does Speaking a Foreign Language Change Your Personality? This amusing blog article answered that question and I did chuckle in Italian, scowled in German and shrugged in French. My other languages were sleeping at the time.

Monday: 3 of 6

“Remember her hair in the morning before it was pinned, black, rampant, savage with loveliness. As if she slept in perpetual storm.” — Cormac Mccarthy, Suttree

The lovely Monica Bellucci from 2000 film Under Suspicion. Also featured Gene Hackman and Morgan Freeman.  The film is based on the 1981 French film Garde à vue and the 1970s British novel Brainwash, written by John Wainwright.

Tuesday: 2 of 6

Monica Bellucci – Malèna (2000)

Wednesday: 2 of 6

The delightful and beautiful Monica Bellucci photographed by Ferdinando Scianna.

Slow Sunday: 5 of 6

Monica Bellucci photographed by Chico Bialas.
Monica and husband Vincent Cassell have ended their 14 year marriage.
It is no surprise as locals know Vincent has had his own apartment in
Paris and Monica in Roma for some time.

Tuesday: 3 of 6

One of the better Steven Meisel shoots.
From 1992 for Dolce & Gabbana, the shoot featured Isabella Rossellini,
Monica Bellucci and Vincent Spano.

A touch of La Dolce Vita.