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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