Cannes Film Festival: Australian actress Cate Blanchet stuns in gold number on red carpet after film success

The West Australian
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Australian star Cate Blanchett has received an almost six-minute ovation for her latest film, Rumours — an absurdist satire following leaders lost in the woods.
Australian star Cate Blanchett has received an almost six-minute ovation for her latest film, Rumours — an absurdist satire following leaders lost in the woods. Credit: Getty Images

Australian star Cate Blanchett has received an almost six-minute ovation for her latest film, Rumours — an absurdist satire following leaders lost in the woods.

Appearing at the Cannes Film Festival this weekend, Blanchett’s film, where she is joined by fellow Oscar winner Alicia Vikander, has the cast playing world leaders stranded in the woods during a G7 summit, while trying to to draft a provisional statement regarding a global crisis.

Another film that shone at the festival was Emilia Perez, a musical drama starring Selena Gomez and Zoe Saldana, which received a lengthy standing ovation following its premiere.

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Directed by Palme d’Or winner Jacques Audiard, it sees Saldana play Rita, an “overqualified and undervalued” lawyer who is offered a way out of her corrupt firm by cartel leader Manitas, portrayed by Karla Sofia Gascon.

Appearing at the Cannes Film Festival this weekend, Blanchett’s film, where she is joined by fellow Oscar winner Alicia Vikander, has the cast playing world leaders stranded in the woods during a G7 summit, while trying to to draft a provisional statement regarding a global crisis.
Appearing at the Cannes Film Festival this weekend, Blanchett’s film, where she is joined by fellow Oscar winner Alicia Vikander, has the cast playing world leaders stranded in the woods during a G7 summit, while trying to to draft a provisional statement regarding a global crisis. Credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

After the film’s debut at the French festival, Audiard and the cast reportedly received an ovation that lasted more than 11 minutes.

Hollywood stars Eva Longoria, James Franco, and Salma Hayek were also in attendance at the premiere on Saturday.

Hollywood stars Eva Longoria, James Franco, and Salma Hayek were also in attendance at the premiere on Saturday.
Hollywood stars Eva Longoria, James Franco, and Salma Hayek were also in attendance at the premiere on Saturday. Credit: Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images for Red Sea Interna

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