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Whoa, Rooney Mara
, is that you?
After taking a major red carpet hiatus—seven months to be exact!—the raven-haired actress went back on the map this weekend at 2012 Dubai International Film Festival. But we hardly even recognized her without the spiky bangs
and vampy lip colors
of yesteryear. Mara made her dramatic re-emergence with a fresh face (no Lisbeth Salander-style liner here) and a sleek new 'do.
One thing certainly stayed the same, though. Check out that sheer black dress:
Tell us, do you like Mara's softer, more romantic makeup better? Or do you miss her gothic lips, edgy hairstyles, and, you know, her general all-around badassery? Cast your vote in our poll and sound off in the comments, below!