During the opening ceremony of the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, which took place this Tuesday, May 17, Virginie Efira pushed the song, alongside Vincent Delerm, thus paying tribute to Johnny Hallyday.
This Tuesday, May 17 marked the opening of the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, in the Grand Auditorium Louis Lumière. For the occasion, the mistress of the ceremonyVirginie Efira, chose to honor Johnny Hallyday. By joining the songwriter Vincent Delerm on stage, who was seated behind his piano, the 45-year-old Belgian actress took over, with him, the title That I love you. An introduction in song that she had explained by the fact that “cinema is listened to at least as much as it is watched”.
Shortly before Vincent Delerm held the full attention of the public, by opening the Festival, Virginie Efira had made a nice speech on the seventh art. “The world is written in an incomprehensible language. Cinema is translated for us with images and emotions. Without this light, without this common language, everyone is in their own night. Dear friends, let’s get out of this night together and embrace the world “, she had launched. For this important event which takes place on the Croisette, the actress opted for an evening dress worthy of the name. Not having done things by halves, the companion of Niels Schneider caused a sensation in a long dress, with sleeves and slit, signed Yves Saint Laurent. Set with rhinestones, fitted at the waist and revealing her legs, this one has sublimated the silhouette of Virginie Efira, more elegant than ever. On the hairstyle side, the actress chose a natural wavy cut and on the makeup side, she highlighted the features of her face with a nude beauty. well representing the French class.
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On April 27, interviewed in the columns of Unbreakable, she confided in her role at the Cannes Film Festival with a certain pride. She was explaining “to feel a little revenge” compared to what his colleagues may have thought about the evolution of his career. In her early days, the one who was also a TV host in the past had been faced with a lack of recognition. “I had to comment on the red carpet. I was on the steps with my microphone and nobody gave a fuck about me and my questions”she had underlined, happy to be now appreciated professionally at its fair value.
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