Actress Sharon Stone ("Casino", "Basic Instinct", "Total Recall") poses for "Vogue (Portugal) magazine, photographed by Branislav Simoncik:
"You have to sit down and take a good look at yourself, particularly as you grow older and your face changes," said Stone.
"People are afraid of changing; that they're losing something. They don't understand that they are also gaining something.
"I think that in the art of aging well there's this sexuality to having those imperfections. It's sensual.
"Frankly women are not being represented as they really are. Most movies are written by men, made by men, created by men, and thought with a male mentality. That's why a lot of my characters are drunk, addicted or crazy. It's the only way I can honestly tolerate their behavior..."
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