Penelope Cruz Actress goes bald, topless for new movie role

"This is one of the most wonderful characters that I will ever be offered to play. I fell in love with the story of this woman, who is like a goddess, a sage," she told Cadena Ser in 2015

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penelope Cruz goes bald for 'Ma Ma' movie

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To make her role more convincing, Penelope Cruz has shaved her long hair and looks unrecognizable for her new role as a woman fighting breast cancer in the movie, 'Ma Ma'.

play Penelope Cruz in 'Ma Ma' (Dailymail)

 

The usually gorgeous actress is forgoing her usually glamourous appearance to bring her character to life in order to raise awareness on the dangers of breast cancer among women.

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play Penelope Cruz in 'Ma Ma' (Dailymail)

 

Talking to radio show, Cadena Ser, last year, the 41-year-old star said that taking on the role was incredibly important to her. 

"This is one of the most wonderful characters that I will ever be offered to play. I fell in love with the story of this woman, who is like a goddess, a sage," she said.

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Penelope Cruz for Esquire Magazine

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The Spanish actress plays Magda in the movie, a gutsy unemployed teacher with a young son who faces her cancer diagnosis with optimism and courage.

The film was released in Spain last year but is now set for worldwide release.

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