The newly restored version of Luchino Visconti’s Il Gattopardo debuted this evening at the 63rd annual Cannes Film Festival. Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini was joined on the red carpet by the film’s original cast members Alain Delon (Tancredi Falconeri) and Claudia Cardinale (Angelica Sedara), along with Martin Scorsese, Founder and Chair of The Film Foundation, who introduced the film.
The following guests wore couture pieces from the new collection, Gucci Première.
Camilla Belle chose a Gucci Première midnight blue silk sable one shoulder gown with degrade embroidered detail.
Jury member Kate Beckinsale wore a Gucci Première silk georgette antique white gown draped and embroidered with silver micro bugle beading with metallic silver thread embellished bust and waist detail.
Frida Giannini wore a Gucci Première floor length strapless gown with draped back detail and embroidered with silver lace and micro palettes.
Ms. Giannini also wore one of a kind piece from Gucci’s fine jewelry collection: Horsebit full pave diamond and cognac topaz earrings.
Lea Seydoux chose a Gucci Première champagne charmeause column gown with micro matt and shiny pale gold sequin degrade embroidery throughout. The gown features cut out sleeve and back detail with bodice encrusted in silver and gold metallic lozenge beading.
Salma Hayek chose a silk georgette Gucci Première scarlet one shoulder gown with sweeping drape across the waist and hip with red glass bugle beaded embroidered detail.