Behind Benigni's rather cool, conservative, somewhat impersonal and businesslike demeanor (as described on the previous page), he is much more passionate and emotional. Roberto Benigni often conceals his vulnerability beneath a veneer of toughness or indifference.
Quiet, deep, emotionally complex and intensely private, he is not a person who is easy to get to know and understand. Roberto Benigni is extremely sensitive but disinclined to show it, and he only allows a special few into his inner world. Like a wary animal, he is cautious and mistrustful of those he does not know until "he sniffs them out". He is highly instinctive and intuitive. Roberto Benigni usually has a strong, immediate gut reaction to people, even though he may be unable to clearly articulate why he feels the way he does. His feelings and perceptions go deeper than words.
Roberto Benigni also has a powerful need for deep emotional relationships and he forms very intense love bonds and attachments. He is possessive and often jealous of anyone or anything that he perceives as a threat to his relationship with someone he loves. When Roberto Benigni commits himself to someone or something, he is wholeheartedly devoted and expects complete loyalty in return. Roberto merges with or "marries" the person he loves at a very deep level and therefore separations are extremely painful for him, and often stormy and nasty. When Benigni has been wounded, he is not inclined to turn the other cheek and will retaliate if at all possible. Roberto will most certainly never forget the hurt and he often harbors grievances and resentment for a very long time. Forgiveness does not come easily to him.
Whatever he does, Roberto does with passion and fervor, and he often goes to extremes. Benigni can be hot or cold, but never lukewarm about anything. Benigni can also be very narrow-minded: either he is 100% involved in something or it does not exist for him at all. Rarely is Roberto Benigni emotionally detached and objective. He definitely has a fanatical streak. He is also immensely strong-willed and his tenacity in pursuing his objectives often borders on obsession. He is filled with fierce pride, courage and emotional strength.
Roberto Benigni loves mysteries and is deeply attracted to the hidden, dark, secret side of life. Roberto never takes things at face value and is always probing beneath the surface of people and situations to discover what is really going on. Roberto Benigni tends to be more of a cynic than an idealist.
Benigni is very attracted to world travel, foreign cultures and studies that expand his intellectual horizons and broaden his understanding of the world.
Roberto Benigni is philosophically inclined and concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting an overall picture of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy his mind much of the time.
Roberto Benigni is a restless spirit, a bit self-willed, and he has a tendency to overstrain his nervous system. He is easily aroused and quick to explode when things do not meet his expectations. He is highly individualistic, resourceful and determined.
His courage to face life seems to be a bit on the low side and Roberto Benigni is prone to worry a lot. Fear of his own inadequacies could distort his perspective and deplete his strength to go on in the direction he has chosen.
Roberto Benigni tends to become excited and upset at the slightest cause, generating tension with others. Roberto also could encounter strange experiences or coincidences with others. He may have a feeling of being different than others and he wants to be his own person.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Capricorn and Sun in Scorpio
Sun in Scorpio
Sun in 9th house
Sun Opposition Moon/Uranus
Sun Conjunct Saturn/MC
Sun Opposition Uranus/N. Node