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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.