Monica Bellucci, born in Citta di Castello, Italy, is offered her first screen role in La Riffa by Francesco Laudadio in 1991. In 1992, she is selected by Francis Ford Coppola for Dracula.
First celebrated in the world of fashion, Monica Bellucci quickly stands out as an international star and today is sought by the greatest directors. Her filmography notably includes: The Apartment (1996), Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001), Under Suspicion starring Morgan Freeman and Gene Hackman (2000), Irreversible (Competition, 2002), Matrix (Parts 2 and 3, 2003), Secret Agents (2004), She Hate Me (2004), The Passion of Christ (2004), and The Brothers Grimm (2005).
Currently filming Shoot 'em Up by Michael Davis, Monica Bellucci will soon appear in Paolo Virzi's N and Guillaume Nicloux's Le Concile de Pierre.
Films presented at Cannes