Jude Law

Jude Law

Jude Law misses living in Rome.

The 43-year-old actor - who was born in Lewisham, London - spent nine months residing in the Italian capital last year and, although he likes the hustle and bustle of his home country, he wishes he could move back out to the sprawling cosmopolitan city because he felt like he fitted in and adored the architecture.

He explained: "I was happy, inspired, I enjoyed every single moment (of living in Rome). I was in an apartment close to the Campidoglio, I went running everyday around the Circus Maximus. I saw the city at 5am, with just street cleaners.

"I had coffee in bars with truck drivers. I adored the rhythm of Rome, busy but less agitated than London, cosmopolitan but less anxious than New York.

"It's easy to visit and every walk is a miracle. You are walking with someone and at a certain point, here it is the Trevi Fountain, oh my God, that's the Vatican. Amazing. I miss that."

And Rome isn't the only thing the 'Holiday' hunk misses as he also wishes he could move back in time to the 70s.

He explained to Italy's Vanity Fair magazine: "I miss the 70s, when I was a kid. You lived the present at that time. I don't miss the 80s, they were to glamours, but in a fake way. You were not wondering about who you were, but who you could be."

Jude has spent the majority of his life in the public eye and, although he's constantly busy lining up his next movie gig, he tries to live in the now and enjoys everything that comes his way.

He said: "I like being in my 40s. I don't feel like I'm cynical or tired, but I know that after some experiences today I'm a wise person. It's the right time to stop to think about what I've done and what I want to do now. My children make me think about that. My first son is now grown up, the other two are teenagers, I talk a lot with them: they wonder about the future and I end up doing the same."


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