Cate Blanchett exudes elegance in a striking red jumpsuit as she receives leadership award in Venice
She is currently president of the jury of the 77th Venice Film Festival.
And Cate Blanchett was sure to turn heads when she received a leadership award from the Bellagraph Nova Group, Quinn Studios Entertainment and Terra di Siena International Film Festival in the Italian city on Friday.
The Carol star, 51, showed off her chic androgynous sense of style by stepping out in a chic red jumpsuit that was cinched at the waist with a bow.
Stunning: Cate Blanchett exuded elegance in a striking red jumpsuit as she received a leadership award in Venice on Friday
Cate’s ensemble had a wallet design and she added a sparkling touch to the look by wearing a gold chain necklace adorned with jewels.
Her cropped golden locks were brushed into a sleek, straight design and she wore a light makeup palette for the occasion.
The Lord of the Rings star bolstered her statuesque figure in a pair of matching red heels, as she arrived at the scene with a face mask amid the coronavirus crisis.
Glamor: The Carol star showed off her chic androgynous sense of style in the ensemble which was cinched at her waist with a bow
Stylish: The Lord of the Rings star enhanced her statuesque figure in a pair of red heels
Safety first: Cate arrived at scene with a face mask amid coronavirus crisis
It comes after Cate revealed that she prefers to be called an actor rather than an actress, as she often finds the latter term to be used in a “ pejorative sense. ”
Supporting the Berlin International Film Festival’s new plan to end gender awards, she told AFP: “I’ve always called myself an actor.
“I’m from the generation where the word actress was almost always used in a derogatory sense. So I claim the other space.
Gorgeous: Her cropped golden locks were brushed into a sleek, straight design and she wore a light makeup palette for the occasion (pictured with Mexican actor Diego Boneta)
Well-deserved: Cate received a leadership award at the event
Cate leads the jury in Venice in a historic year, when the number of female directors vying for the top prize quadrupled to eight.
“ I think a good performance is a good performance, regardless of the sexual orientation of whoever is doing it, ” she added of her thoughts on the matter.
“The hardest thing as a jury member is judging the work of others. This is the hardest thing, not the (gender) demarcation.
Catching the eye: The actress always looked stylish when she arrived for the leadership award
Safety first: Cate donned a face mask and carried a blue embroidered handbag
Director: Cate leads jury in Venice in historic year, when the number of female directors vying for top prize quadrupled to eight
The Venice Film Festival is one of the oldest award ceremonies in the world and is listed as one of the “Big Five”. It starts on September 2 and ends on September 12.
According to Variety, when the Film Festival unveiled its official selection in late July, “ the unprecedented inclusion of eight female-led titles in the 18-film roster was heralded as welcome progress for an event that has been criticized. in recent years for a rarity. representation of women filmmakers. ‘
Cate was chosen to lead the jury in January, making her the third woman in four years to fill the role.
Accessorize: Cate’s ensemble had a wrap design and she added a sparkle touch to the look by wearing a jeweled gold chain necklace
Chic: Cate completed her look by carrying her personal items in a gold clutch