They climb the steps to the rhythm of rock and roll music! As the awarding of the prizes is fast approaching, and as the 75th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival will end on May 28, the public continues to discover the feature films in competition. There is one, precisely, which makes event on Wednesday 25: it is the projection of the film Elvis by Baz Luhrmann – the genius behind Moulin Rouge, The Great Gatsby –a sternly swinging biopic based on the life and work of the King himself.
Will this daring project win the Palme d’Or, just like the horrific Titanium, by Julia Ducournau last year? To find out, it will still take a little patience. To have the chance to discover the feature film too, moreover, since it will be released, in France, on June 22! Grimé in Elvis Presley, larger than life, the comedian Austin Butler – The Dead don’t die, Once Upon a time in Hollywood, The Carrie Diaries – tackles two decades of the life of the legendary singer… who had himself, during his lifetime, shot in around thirty feature films! The images will focus, more specifically, on the tense relationship he had during this time with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker – played here by Tom Hanks.
Who says projection says, of course, red carpet. And for such a film event, everyone had released their best outfit. Emmanuelle Béart, whose life has been rocked by music, was naturally present on the scarlet carpet of the Palais des Festivals, dedicated to the screening of Baz Luhrmann’s film. She, who grew up listening to the voice of her dad, who herself sang more than reason, had opted for an angelic outfit, worthy of the most divine of paradises: a wide-legged white ensemble embellished with a long jacket, floating, as if covered with feathers. The perfect toilet to pay homage to Elvis Presley, he who joined the sky in the year 1977…