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Violante Placido

Placido in concert in Cantù, 18 June 2010
Born Maria Violante Placido
(1976-05-01) 1 May 1976 (age 40)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 1993–present
Parent(s) Michele Placido
Simonetta Stefanelli

When I was really young, I got moonstruck by 'Moonstruck.'
I write in English. My first album came out in Italy, and I toured and did gigs.
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I’ve done movies that were maybe not worth it, but I try to take the best from every experience. You learn more from bad experiences sometimes. It gives you more will to overcome your mistakes. They give you determination.
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Turkey was fantastic, Turkey was, like, mystical and such a special place. Just unique, something that’s really hard to describe, such beauty, those mountains and the stone is kind of, eroded? Special erosion which makes what you see just something that seems, it’s been made for a movie, it’s like something out of fantasy, except it’s real.
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When I'm shooting films, I write and play music when I come home.
I did a smaller gig with an acoustic guitar and a drum machine. In one song, something wrong happened with the drum machine. I tried to cover up the mistake by playing faster and improvising a new song but it became crazy, and I had to admit it was all a mess.
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My parents never pushed me to be an actress. You can come from a family of actors, and sometimes there have been families that grow you up as an actor, but this wasn’t my situation. It’s very important to find your own way because it’s something you then have to confront yourself.
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