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"Hallo, Steve."
She offered her cheek. He kissed it lightly, then said "Your face is all sweaty. Ladies are only supposed to glow."
"You try jumping around wearing a plastron and a fencing jacket with a couple of breast protectors in it."
"Breast protectors?" He prodded her experimentally. "So there are. I won't try it on though. Misunderstandings could arise..."

From Modesty Blaise novel "A Taste for Death" and the more I think about it, the more I see Modesty played by Eva Green. Then again, I'll be happy to see anything with Eva Green in it. Except for "Camelot".

Date: Jul. 28th, 2014 01:17 am (UTC)
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Eva Green as Modesty? I can see that.

(My brain keeps circling back to the idea of Audrey Hepburn, but I think that's just because there's that famous picture of her with Modesty's favourite hairstyle. From what I've seen, vulnerability was a bit part of her screen persona, which is exactly wrong for Modesty.)