Another shower of stars on the Croisette on Wednesday May 25. After Tom Hanks who caused a sensation with the team of the film Elvis, by Baz Luhrmann, it was the turn of the French director Claire Denis, accompanied by her actors, to present her latest creation.
During the 10:30 p.m. climb, Nabilla Benattia eclipsed all the other guests present. In the company of her husband Thomas Vergara, the beautiful brunette proudly displayed her imposing baby bump. It must be said that her arrival is a surprise, the term of her second pregnancy being imminent. In a long white dress covered with flowers and revealing her body, she caused a sensation! The reality TV star, already the mother of a little Milann, 2 years old, is due to give birth in early June. She probably wanted to treat herself to one last splurge before pampering herself. In addition to the film crew, Sandra Sisley, Claire Keim and Aïssa Maïga were also there.
In Stars at Noon (The Stars at Noon), a young American journalist in distress stranded without a passport in today’s Nicaragua in the middle of an election period meets an English traveler in a hotel bar. He seems to her to be the perfect man to help her flee the country. She realizes too late that, on the contrary, she is entering a murkier, more dangerous world by his side.
The director has surrounded herself for this new feature film with a very VIP cast with Margaret Qualley (Andie MacDowell’s daughter seen in the series maid and Once Upon a Time in Hollywoodalso presented at Cannes), Joe Alwyn (the companion of superstar Taylor Swift, seen in The Favorite), Danny Ramirez (seen in Orange Is the New Black, Falcon and the Winter Soldier) and John C. Reilly.
Claire Denis is a regular at the Cannes Film Festival. She had presented Chocolate (with François Cluzet) in 1988, The Bastards (with Vincent Lindon and Chiara Mastroianni) in 2013 and A beautiful inner sun (with Juliette Binoche) in 2017. The French director was also the president of the Cinéfondation and short films jury at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.