three generations of Presley reunited at the premiere of the film Elvis

The rock legend’s ex-wife, daughter and granddaughter were all in attendance at the event in Memphis on Saturday, June 11.

His arrival on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet did not go unnoticed. Priscilla Presley, the ex-wife of Elvis, had indeed climbed the steps of the event alongside Baz Luhrmann, on May 25, for the screening of the biopic directed by the latter, and dedicated to the rock legend.

Three weeks later, the actress presented herself in the arms of her daughter Lisa Marie and her granddaughter Riley Keough, both dressed in black like her, at another preview of the feature film, organized in Memphis, emblematic city of the star, on Saturday June 11. “It was a very moving experienceRiley Keough later said in the Sun. It’s very intense to watch a film centered on your family.

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“I couldn’t stop crying”

Before adding: “I started crying after five minutes of film and I could not stop. In our family, there are a lot of traumas, especially generational, that come from this period. The trio also posed with the film’s crew, made up of Olivia DeJonge, Austin Butler, Tom Hanks and Baz Luhrmann.

Priscilla Presley had met Elvis at the age of 14 – he was ten more – in 1959, during the latter’s military service in Friedberg. Both had started a romance and had married in 1967. They had given birth to their daughter Lisa Marie a year later, before divorcing in 1973. Their granddaughter Riley Keough was born on May 29, 1989, of the union of Lisa Marie Presley and musician Danny Keough, since divorced.