Marion Cotillard rarely disappoints on the red carpet, and her looks at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival were no exception.
The then-40-year-old French actress stepped out to attend a photo call for her 2016 French film, From the Land of the Moon (French: Mal de pierres, literally “disease of the stones”), held at the Palais des Festivals.
It was filmed in France and Switzerland during the summer of 2015 when she was 39 years old. Marion Cotillard celebrated her 40th birthday on September 30, 2015.
Marion Cotillard wears her hair down at the photo call for “Mal de Pierres” (“From the Land of the Moon”) during the 69th Cannes Film Festival held May 15, 2016, in Cannes, France (Credit: WENN / Joe Alvarez)
The English title comes from an excerpt from the 2006 novella “Mal di Pietre” by the Italian writer Milena Agus on which the film is based: “Her whole life she had been told that she was like someone from the land of the moon…” In the context of the novel, the French title “Mal de pierres” refers to the protagonist Gabrielle’s kidney stones.
Àlex Brendemühl as José and Marion Cotillard as Gabrielle in the 2016 film From the Land of the Moon (French: Mal de pierres) (Credit: StudioCanal)
Marion Cotillard, who portrays Gabrielle in the film, was joined at the event by her co-stars Louis Garrel and Alex Brendemuhl. It was her first French movie in four years following the 2012 romantic drama film Rust and Bone (French: De rouille et d’os).
Louis Garrel, Marion Cotillard, and Alex Brendemuhl attend the photo call for “Mal de Pierres” (Credit: WENN / Joe Alvarez)
The award-winning actress traded her typically girly look for an edgy, grungy style by donning a distressed denim jacket dress by Belgian fashion label Filles à Papa.
Marion Cotillard wears a distressed denim look from Filles à Papa at the Cannes Film Festival (Credit: WENN / Joe Alvarez)
The French actress teamed the thigh-grazing number with a pair of Mulberry shoes, which amped up the rock-and-roll vibe of the look in addition to boosting her height.
Marion Cotillard, who in 2008 won the Academy Award as best actress for her portrayal of legendary chanteuse Edith Piaf in “La Vie en Rose,” kept everything else about her look simple.
She casually wore her brunette tresses down in tousled waves and sported minimal makeup, including just a hint of blush and a swipe of pink lipstick.
Marion Cotillard wears a Filles à Papa distressed denim dress to the Cannes Film Festival (Credit: WENN / Joe Alvarez)
Marion’s Mulberry shoes are from the Fall 2016 collection and feature yellow python panels, perforated toes, studded ankle straps, wide vamp straps with large buckle fastenings, about two-inch platforms, and 5.5-inch block heels with lug soles.
Marion Cotillard’s feet in platform Mulberry shoes (Credit: WENN / Joe Alvarez)
The ever-chic French beauty made sure to put a more glamorous display for the premiere of her movie, which is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Milena Agus.
She posed on the red carpet with her co-stars as well as the film’s director, Nicole Garcia.
Marion Cotillard poses with “From the Land of the Moon” director Nicole Garcia and co-stars Louis Garrel and Alex Brendemuhl at the Cannes Film Festival on May 15, 2016 (Credit: WENN / Joe Alvarez)
Marion later channeled old Hollywood glam and demanded attention in a gold metallic column gown by Christian Dior.
Marion Cotillard stuns on the Cannes red carpet in red lipstick and a golden gown (Credit: WENN / Joe Alvarez)
Marion, who made her Hollywood debut in the 2003 American fantasy comedy-drama film Big Fish, looked the epitome of class and elegance in the floor-length gown, which featured long sleeves, a cowl-neck back, and a thigh-high slit that showed off some flesh.
Marion Cotillard stuns on the red carpet in a gold Christian Dior gown (Credit: WENN / Joe Alvarez)
She finished her look with a sleek, side-swept ponytail and deep red lipstick. This was a far cry from her look during the photo call earlier in the day!
Marion Cotillard shows off her back in a gold Dior dress (Credit: WENN / Joe Alvarez)
Marion, who wears a shoe size 8 (US), showed off her feet in black patent leather Giuseppe Zanotti sandals.
These sleek sandals have ankle straps with logo plaques, back-zip fastenings, tapered bands across the open toes, and 4.75-inch stiletto heels.
Marion Cotillard’s feet in Giuseppe Zanotti sandals (Credit: WENN / Joe Alvarez)
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