The 2009 Venice Film Festival opened with Roberto Cavalli designed frocks for Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Italian diva of this year’s festival, Elisabetta Gregoraci (accompanying Flavio Briatore) and Sandrine Bonnaire.
Other Italian celebrities were also at the Lido, including Simona Ventura, Donatella Finocchiaro in Alberta Ferretti, and Laura Chiatti in a seriously sexy shiny blue dress with plunging open back. Other VIPs strutting their stuff were Eva Mendes, Silvia Toffanin and Afef. The opening night film was Baaria by Giuseppe Tornatore.
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With the sign from the famous Martini commercial “No George, no party!”, today has been the first day of delirium at the 65th Venice Film Festival, or 65esima Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica, which has opened doors in great style. inaugurating the festival with the film Burn After Reading.
Fans have been camping out on the read carpet despite the heat, to catch a glimpse of Brad Pitt and George Clooney, including many other stars of this festival (and some attractive women too, if you’re interested gentlemen). Other appearances are from Tilda Swinton and Frances McDormand, and this evening’s program includes the new comedy from the Coen brothers.
After the jump you can check out our huge photo gallery from our colleagues at Cineblog.it, including Brad and George, along with jury members Takeshi Kitano, who will present his film Achilles and the tortoise, Abdellatif Kechiche, and Elsa Martinelli. The director Marco Pontecorvo will be present and in attendance will be Stefania Sandrelli, Afef, Lola Ponce and the lovely Claudia Schiffer.