From Catherine Zeta-Jones to Uma Thurman: Cannes brings out its sexiest side

The 76th edition of Cannes Film Festival It started this Tuesday with an inaugural gala full of stars. No one has wanted to miss the return of Johnny Depp to the big screen with the premiere of Jeanne du Barry nor the homage to the great Michael Douglas, who has collected the Honorary Palme d’Or in recognition of his “brilliant career”. His companion and wife, Catherine Zeta-Joneshas been one of the most prominent stars on the red carpet.

The 53-year-old actress looked spectacular in a Hellenic-inspired dress with a vertigo neckline designed by Elie Saab, made of chiffon and in various reddish tones. her daughter, Carys Zeta Douglashas opted for a semi-transparent model full of flowers, in white and a design cut-out.

But mother and daughter have not been the only ones to bring out their most daring side tonight. The models Alessandra Ambrosio y Naomi Campbell They have also exuded sensuality with two very different models: the first with a dress with transparencies, copper lamé and sequins with a hood, by Elie Saab; the second with a simple but dazzling dress with silver paillettes and a crossed knot under the breast, customized by Celine.

Uma Thurman has combined sensuality with romanticism in a satin model with a corset bodice with straps and a flared skirt with a red Dior cape. He highlighted the Chopard choker, with two rows of diamonds and red gemstones.

Elle Fanning she embodied innocence again with an original custom-made Alexander McQueen design. The bodice, metallic and embellished with beading and crystals, simulates a flower resting on a princess-style tulle and beaded skirt.

Brie Larsonwho this year is a member of the jury, has shone with an original design from Chanel’s 2024 cruise collection, inspired by Los Angeles fashion during the 80s.

the veteran Helen Mirren She has surprised by dyeing her mythical white hair blue, to match the dress, a satin model with a simple cut and a V-neckline. Very original and youthful.

Johnny Depp, one of the two protagonists of the night, has come accompanied by Maïwenn, both with sober and elegant looks in black. The actor premiered his latest work, Jeanne du Barry, with a Dior suit and a very serious face. And it is that his presence at the festival has sparked a heated confrontation between supporters and detractors of the actor, who saw all his dirty laundry aired during the scandalous trial against his ex-wife, Amber Heard.