Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 20 September 2014

Cotillard is colourful at Cannes

Marion Cotillard poses on the red carpet in Cannes

Marion Cotillard stole the show at the premiere of her new film Blood Ties in Cannes in a multi-coloured Dior gown.

The Oscar-winning actress joined co-stars Zoe Saldana, Clive Owen, Belgian actor Matthias Schoenaerts, James Caan and her writer-director partner Guillaume Canet on the red carpet for the gala screening.

Blood Ties is about two brothers, the younger, played by Billy Crudup, a cop and the elder, played by Clive Owen, an ex-con, both caught up in the world of organised crime in the 70s.

Marion plays the ex-con's Italian-born ex and had to adopt a New York-Italian accent for the movie - an experience she admitted was "very, very stressful."

When an Italian reporter complimented her accent, she sighed: "I'm going to kiss you! You can't imagine how much pleasure you've given me."

The Beach star turned director Guillaume - with whom Marion has a two-year-old son - starred as the older brother in the original French version of the film, Les Liens Du Sang, in 2008.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Virgo:

Spending time on your own will be rewarding. You're an extremely conscientious person who is hyperaware of your surroundings. Sometimes this sensitivity can inhibit you from doing what you really want. You're afraid of offending people with your bold ideas. Instead of repressing your instincts, obey them. If you've developed a romantic interest in someone special, make your move. Playing the aggressor will boost your confidence. Keep your conversations light and playful.More