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Marion Cotillard In Vogue: Talks About The People Living Inside Her

06/15/2010 03:36 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Marion Cotillard covers July's Vogue, and in the interview she talks about her love of music and all things bohemian and reveals why she was unable to shake her Oscar-winning role as Edith Piaf in 'La Vie en Rose':

On vacationing in the Amazon after shooting 'La Vie en Rose':
"It was there that I found myself articulating why Piaf was still living inside me. She had been abandoned as a child; her greatest fear was to be alone. Now I didn't want to abandon her. I finally was able to say, 'She's been dead for 40 years; it's OK.'"

On her locavorism:
"Fragile fruit has to travel by air; too big a carbon footprint."

On studying theater acting growing up:
"As a teenager, I didn't want to be me; I wanted to be many different people. Maybe I realized that they all lived inside me and that if I managed to connect with them, they would become aspects of me."

On playing in the Expressionist-Surrealist band Yodelice fronted by composer Mazim Nucci:
"I play the bass guitar, keyboard, and tambourine--I'm their one-woman band and all-purpose maid," Cotillard explains. She's taken to appearing with Yodelice on tour, dressed as a man, under "Simone," the name of her maternal grandmother. "It's pretty refreshing to be in a situation where the spotlight is on someone else."

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