During the next decade, most of her roles were in Italian features.
The film was extremely well received by critics and a huge commercial success.
Her graphic nude love scene with a racist character played by co-star was the subject of much media chatter and discussion among African Americans.
Beginning in 1996, she was a spokeswoman for seven years and renewed her contract in 2004.
She earned the Award for Best Actress and a nomination for.
Her breakthrough film role was in the romantic comedy 1992 , alongside , which led to roles in films, such as the family comedy 1994 , the political comedy-drama 1998 and the television film 1999 , for which she won a and a.