Cinema: Getting Close to Stardom

The difficult fiesta scene is finally accomplished, and the star takes a break on the parched and cactus-studded set. Her cheeks and shoulders are wholesomely freckled, her honey-blond hair cropped short and glowing in the desert sun. Dressed in simple cotton and sensible shoes, she looks like a handsome pioneer woman, which is essentially what she plays in her television movie now filming in Tucson.

Could this be the same Glenn Close who scared the lust right out of men's loins as Fatal Attraction's murderously obsessive Other Woman, the one in the wild curls and sexy scoop-front blouse whom a supermarket...

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