She is, despite herself, one of the sensations of this 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival. Luxembourg actress Vicky Krieps is highly scrutinized as she was the supposed last lover of the late comedian Gaspard Ulliel; a version questioned by Gaëlle Pietri, the mother of Gaspard’s son. The young woman came to present two films on the Croisette, the last of which was shot by the actor who died last winter after a skiing accident. She also took the opportunity to discover other works.
Saturday, May 21, the day was intense for Vicky Krieps! The 38-year-old actress took part in the photo call movies Bodice of director Marie Kreutzer as well as More than ever by Emily Atef; it is in this film that she gives the reply to Gaspard Ulliel. Two projects presented in the category In some perspective of this Cannes Film Festival which reconnects with the stars after the problems of previous years due to the pandemic. “A long ovation and tears… The Saturday screening in Cannes of More Than Ever, the last film shot with Gaspard Ulliel, who died suddenly in January, shook the Croisette (…) The screening of the film, selected for Un Certain gaze, was greeted by long minutes of applause and the visible emotion of the film crew, including actress Vicky Krieps and director Emily Atef. Modest like her film, the Franco-German director has repeatedly said she is happy to finally be able to show it.“, relates the AFP.
In the evening, the tears were dried and we could see Vicky Krieps making her return to the Cannes red carpet, radiant and smiling. Accompanied by Xenia Maingot, Emily Atef and Bjorn Floberg, the actress posed for a long time for the photographers, appearing in a destructured cream suit, loose pants and a long jacket wide open on her low-cut chest. The star and his comrades climbed the stairs as part of the screening of the film NMR by director Cristian Mungiu. A feature film selected in official competition.