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Former Child Star Christina Ricci Ponders the Cold, Hard Truth

April 08, 2010

Playing a dead person in the creepy thriller "After.Life," which opens in theaters Friday, was a painful experience for Christina Ricci.

The waif-like actress spends much of the movie reclining in a skimpy red slip -- and sometimes nothing at all -- on a cold porcelain table in a mortician's preparation room.

"My spine and the back of my hips got bruised on the first day," explains the former child star of "Mermaids" and "The Addams Family," who had flown in to L.A. from London where she's been making the period drama "Bel Ami" with everyone's favorite vampire hunk, Robert Pattinson. Read More

 
 
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