TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX, BULGARI AND JESSICA CHASTAIN CELEBRATE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF CLEOPATRA AT THE 2013 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL
Celebrity Guests Included Adrien Brody, Clive Owen, Laura Dern, Chris Tucker, Will Forte, Alexander Payne, Isabella Ferrari, Paz Vega and Zhao Tao
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Bulgari paid tribute to the 2013 Cannes Film Festival premiere of CLEOPATRA with a dazzling red carpet fete following the screening premiere.
The meticulously restored 243-minute film bowed Tuesday, May 21 in the Sixtieth Anniversary Theater in front VIP guests including family members of Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and Joseph Mankiewicz. Immediately following the screening, guests were invited to a red carpet reception at the JW Marriott Bulgari rooftop.
Jessica Chastain hosted the affair wearing stunning pieces from the Bulgari – Elizabeth Taylor Collection including Taylor’s sapphire sautoir and trombino ring for the first time since Elizabeth Taylor. In addition, she wore at the reception an emerald tremblant brooch and ring that was given to Elizabeth Taylor from Richard Burton as an engagement ring.
The reception also showcased several of Taylor’s most treasured pieces from her personal Bulgari jewelry collection. Displays included a gold and turquoise handheld mirror, a present to Taylor during the filming of CLEOPATRA; as well as original costumes from the film…
Celebrity attendees included hostess Jessica Chastain along with Adrien Brody, Laura Dern, Clive Owen, Chris Tucker, Will Forte, Alexander Payne, Isabella Ferrari, Paz Vega, Zhao Tao.
Additional special guests included Elizabeth Taylor’s son Chris Wilding, Richard Burton’s daughter Kate Burton and Joseph Mankiewicz’s wife and daughter, Rosemary and Alexandra Mankiewicz.
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