Jane Fonda and Robert Redford talk sex scenes, go glam at Venice Film Festival

They were sexy then, and they're sexy now!

Jane Fonda and Robert Redford reunited in Italy to promote their movie "Our Souls at Night" at the 74th Venice Film Festival, where they snuggled up for the cameras -- just as they did more than 50 years ago in their very first film together -- and opened up about filming intimate scenes together.

The Hollywood icons and eternal sex symbols first shared the screen in 1966's "The Chase," and their friendship has only grown over the years. "From my point of view, things with Jane have always been easy," Redford, 81, told press at the festival. “I’ve enjoyed being with someone where things just fall into place and don’t require a lot of discussion. There’s a love there and there’s a connection there.”

Fonda got a little more explicit: "He doesn't like sex scenes," Fonda, 79, said of Redford. “I live for sex scenes! He’s a great kisser. It was fun to kiss him in my 20s and then to kiss him again in my almost 80s.”

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VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 01: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been desaturated.) Robert Redford and Jane Fonda walk the red carpet ahead of the 'Lean On Pete' screening during the 74th Venice Film Festival at Sala Grande on September 1, 2017 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Alessandra Benedetti - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 01: (EDITOR NOTE: This image was created using a starburst filter) Jane Fonda and Robert Redford walk the red carpet ahead of the 'Our Souls At Night' screening during the 74th Venice Film Festival at Sala Grande on September 1, 2017 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 01: (EDITORS NOTE: This image was processed using digital filters.) Robert Redford and Jane Fonda walk the red carpet ahead of the 'Our Souls At Night' screening during the 74th Venice Film Festival at Sala Grande on September 1, 2017 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/FilmMagic)
Robert Redford and Jane Fonda attends the 'Our Souls At Night' photocall at the 74th Venice Film Festival, on September 1, 2017. (Photo by Matteo Chinellato/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 01: Jane Fonda and Robert Redford walk the red carpet ahead of the 'Our Souls At Night' screening during the 74th Venice Film Festival at Sala Grande on September 1, 2017 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Ernesto Ruscio/Getty Images)
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VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 01: Robert Redford and Jane Fonda receive the Golden Lion Lifetime Achievement Award during the 74th Venice Film Festival on September 1, 2017 in Venice, Italy.(Photo by Alessandra Benedetti - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 01: Robert Redford and Jane Fonda attend the 'Our Souls At Night' photocall during the 74th Venice Film Festival at Sala Casino on September 1, 2017 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 01: Robert Redford and Jane Fonda attend the 'Our Souls At Night' photocall during the 74th Venice Film Festival on September 1, 2017 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/WireImage)
VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 01: (EDITORS NOTE: This image has been converted to black and white) Robert Redford and Jane Fonda attend the 'Our Souls At Night' photocall during the 74th Venice Film Festival at Sala Casino on September 1, 2017 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
Robert Redford and Jane Fonda attends the 'Our Souls At Night' photocall at the 74th Venice Film Festival, on September 1, 2017. (Photo by Matteo Chinellato/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Jane Fonda *21.12.1937- actress, USAwith Robert Redford in the movie 'Barefoot in the park'- 1967 (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
American actors Jane Fonda and Robert Redford on the set of Barefoot in the Park directed by Gene Saks. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actress Jane Fonda wearing a bra and dancing beside the American actor Robert Redford in Barefoot in the Park. 1967 (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
UTAH, USA - MARCH 01: Robert Redford and Jane Fonda relax on the set of the film 'The Electric Horseman', directed by Sydney Pollack on March 1, 1979 in Utah, USA. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
March 1979: Film stars Robert Redford and Jane Fonda stroking a horse during the shooting of 'Electric Horseman' a Columbia/Universal production directed by Sydney Pollack. (Photo by Ernst Haas/Ernst Haas/Getty Images)
American actors Robert Redford and Jane Fonda as Paul and Corie Bratter, in 'Barefoot In The Park', directed by Gene Saks, 1967. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Redford, Robert *18.08.1936- Schauspieler, Regisseur, Produzent, USA - Szene mit Jane Fonda in dem Film 'Barfuss im Park' ('Barefoot in the Park'), Regie: Gene Saks - 1967 (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
American actors Robert Redford and Jane Fonda on the set of Barefoot in the Park directed by Gene Saks. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actors Robert Redford and Jane Fonda in a promotional portrait for 'Barefoot In The Park', directed by Gene Saks, 1967. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MARCH 11: *EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE* Robert Redford and Jane Fonda, who co-starred in the films 'Barefoot in The Park', 'The Chase' and 'The Electric Horseman,' pose backstage at '33 Variations' on Broadway at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre on March 11, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
American actors Robert Redford and Jane Fonda in a promotional portrait for 'Barefoot In The Park', directed by Gene Saks, 1967. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jane Fonda, Honoree Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand attend the 42nd Chaplin Award Gala at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on April 27, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jane Fonda and honoree Robert Redford speak onstage at 42nd Chaplin Award Gala at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on April 27, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
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She continued, "Plus, I wanted to be able to fall in love with him again. In 'Barefoot in the Park,' I couldn’t keep my hands off of him. I was constantly forcing myself on him. In 'Our Souls at Night,' the dynamic of my character to his character was somewhat similar. I just love the fact that these films bookend our careers. We played that young love just getting married and now we play old people love and old people sex. Although, In my opinion, [director Ritesh Batra] cut the sex scene too soon."

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Award winning actor, director, producer, and ardent conservationist and environmentalist Robert Redford and his wife Sibylle Szaggars-Redford met with Chancellor Merkel in Berlin yesterday. For many years, Redford has been committed to climate protection and the rights of indigenous people in the US.
Actor Robert Redford in The Way We Were.
Robert Redford (left) as Sundance Kid and Paul Newman as Butch Cassidy in the 1969 western Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. (Photo by �� John Springer Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
Paul Newman as Henry Gondorff and Robert Redford as Johnny Hooker in the 1973 film The Sting. (Photo by �� John Springer Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actor Robert Redford on the set of Jeremiah Johnson based on the novel by Vardis Fisher and directed by Sydney Pollack. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
American flm star Robert Redford at the Cannes Film Festival. (Photo by �� Miroslav Zaj��c/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actor, director and producer Robert Redford on the set of his movie Quiz Show based on the book by Richard N. Goodwin. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actor, director and producer Robert Redford. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actor Robert Redford and actress and singer Barbra Streisand on the set of The Way We Were directed by Sydney Pollack. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Robert Redford, moving into the director's chair for the first time, won the Oscar as Best Director for Ordinary People.
(Original Caption) : UNDATED-Robert Redford and Barbara Streisand share a scene in 'The Way We Were.' In 'Big Bad Wolves,' published by Pantheon Books, Joan Mellen writes that 'It is not only Gable who has seen his role in movies as one of perpetuating the image of male power. Robert Redford brings to the screen the same sensibility.' Redford and Streisand are shown embracing in this movie still. Movie released in 1973.
American actor Robert Redford on the set of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid directed by George Roy Hill. (Photo by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Actor Robert Redford. Redford wears a sweater with the letter 'W' on the front and a wide, white collar. ca. 1960's.
Robert Redford as presidential candidate Bill McKay in The Candidate (1972). (Photo by �� John Springer Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman as Woodward and Bernstein, the reporters who broke the Watergate scandal, in All the President's Men.
(Original Caption) : REDFORD NARRATES SPECIAL; Actor and environmentalist Robert Redford is the off-camera narrator for 'The Predators,' the special examining the balance between predators and prey in the North American wilderness, to be colorcast on the NBC Television Network Thursday, May 19 (8-9 p.m., NYT). Ca. 1960s-1970s. Filed 4/22/1977.
Robert Redford Leaning on a Brick Wall (Photo by Herbert Dorfman/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actors Darryl Hannah and Robert Redford on the set of Legal Eagles written and directed by Ivan Reitman. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actor Robert Redford on the set of The Electric Horseman directed by Sydney Pollack. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actors Robert Redford and Meryl Streep on the set of Out of Africa based on the book by Karen Blixen and Judith Thurman, and directed by Sydney Pollack. | Location: Shaba National Game Reserve, Kenya. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actors Sidney Poitier and Robert Redford on the set of Sneakers written and directed by Phil Alden Robinson. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
British actor Ralp Fiennes (C), American actors John Turturro and Rob Morrow, surround actor, director and producer Robert Redford, on the set of his movie Quiz Show based on the book by Richard N. Goodwin. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actors Robert Redford and Brad Pitt on the set of Spy Game, directed by Tony Scott. (Photo by Universal Pictures/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actors Robert Redford and Jane Fonda on the set of The Electric Horseman directed by Sydney Pollack. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
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Redford put it simply: "I wanted to do another film with her before I died.”

Fonda wore an intricately-detailed gown to the Monday premiere of "Our Souls at Night," looking beyond gorgeous alongside her handsome co-star. But she's always been a knockout: Take a look at her 1960s and 1970s glamour in the slideshow below.

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7/21/59-New York: Provocative Jane Fonda, daughter of film star Henry Fonda, looks sultry as she poses here July 21st before boarding a TWA jetliner to Los Angeles. Miss Fonda, 20, is to co-star with Tony Perkins in her first movie role in 'The Way The Ball Bounces.' She is five feet, eleven inches tall and measures 36-21-35. She admits that being the daughter of a famous actor helps in breaking into show business.
Jane Fonda, circa 1960. (Photo by Columbia Pictures/Getty Images)
American actors Anthony Perkins (1932 - 1992), as Ray Blent, and Jane Fonda as June Ryder, in 'Tall Story', directed by Joshua Logan, 1960. The film is Fonda's debut. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
Jane Fonda publicity portrait for the film 'Tall Story', 1960. (Photo by Warner Brothers/Getty Images)
circa 1960: Promotional studio portrait of American actor Jane Fonda wearing a black evening gown. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
circa 1960: Promotional studio portrait of American actor Jane Fonda kneeling with her hands on her knees, for her first film, director Joshua Logan's film, 'Tall Story'. She wears a dark top and short shorts. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Jane Fonda in a sultry pose for a publicity portrait. She wears sheer clothing and holds her hands up behind her head. Ca. 1960-1970.
LOS ANGELES - CIRCA 1962: Actress Jane Fonda and husband Roger Vadim attend a party in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Jane Fonda American actress, 31.08.1962. (Photoshot/Getty Images)
American actress Jane Fonda, circa 1962. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
The American actress Jane Fonda wears the clinging space suit of Barbarella, the leading role in the homonymous movie directed by her husband Roger Vadim; she looks stuck in some dangerous situation into the futuristic scenography. Rome (Italy), 1967.. (Photo by Marisa Rastellini/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
The American actors John Phillip Law and Jane Fonda talk together into Dino De Laurentis Studios during the filming of Roger Vadim's Barbarella; Fonda has the leading role of astronaut Barbarella while Law interprets the blind angel named Pygar. Rome (Italy), 1967.. (Photo by Marisa Rastellini/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
FRANCE � 1964: Alain Delon And Jane Fonda On The Set Of The Movie 'Les F�ins' Directed By Ren�Cl�ent, In France, In 1964 . (Photo by Giancarlo BOTTI/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
Jane Fonda, Jean Claude Brialy et Marie Jos�Nat sur le tournage du film de Roger Vadim 'La Ronde' en 1964, France . (Photo by REPORTERS ASSOCIES/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
23rd January 1965: American actress Jane Fonda at the Savoy Hotel, London holds a press reception. (Photo by Kaye/Express/Getty Images)
American actress Jane Fonda with her husband, French director Roger Vadim (1928 - 2000), California, December 1965. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
23rd January 1965: Actress Jane Fonda in the Savoy Hotel, London puts her feet up and enjoys a relaxing cigarette. (Photo by Kaye/Express/Getty Images)
American actress Jane Fonda, Hollywood, USA, December 1965. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
FRANCE - NOVEMBER 14: Film Of Roger Vadim. 19651114 Film By Roger Vadim. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
Jane Fonda, US actress, wearing a pink puff sleeve blouse and drop earrings, in a studio portrait, against a red background, circa 1965. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
Jane Fonda on bed in a scene from the film 'Circle Of Love', 1965. (Photo by Continental Distributing/Getty Images)
Jane Fonda and baby daughter Vanessa Vadim at the Belvedere Hostpital in Paris, France (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
American actress Jane Fonda in a pink, floral blouse and yellow slacks, circa 1968. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
Jane Fonda, US actress, in a publicity portrait issued for the film, 'Barbarella', 1968. The science fiction film, directed by Roger Vadim (1928-2000), starred Fonda as 'Barbarella'. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
Jane Fonda sur le tournage de 'Metzengerstein' r�lis�par Roger Vadim en 1968, �Sibiril, France . (Photo by REPORTERS ASSOCIES/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
A year after leaving Ted Turner, former actress Jane Fonda says she has radically changed her life - giving up her famed exercise regimen to write a book about her controversial days as a Vietnam War era peace activist. In an interview with Barbara Walters for ABC's "20/20" to be aired February 9, 2001, Fonda, 63, whose workout videos helped spark the fitness craze of the 1980s and '90s, said she has largely given up exercise because it interferes with her writing. She is shown in a September 26, 1997 file photo. SV
LOS ANGELES - APRIL 20: Actress Jane Fonda attends Jane Fonda's Second Annual Celebrity Auction to Benefit the Cancer Project of the CED Education Fund on April 20, 1980 at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Jane Fonda during 1980 American Movie Awards at Wilshire Theater in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
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