Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan and Kristen Stewart are just a few of the brilliant Hollywood stars who attended the 2021 Telluride Film Festival.
On September 4 – day three of the five-day event held in the popular ski town of Telluride, Colorado – a handful of actors made appearances to promote their latest films.
The festival was held in person for the first time since 2019, after the 2020 event had to be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Telluride Film Festival: The 2021 Telluride Film Festival saw stars such as Dakota Fanning, Jamie Dornan and Kristen Stewart flock to the event to promote their latest projects
Dakota and Jamie – who performed together in the Fifty Shades Of Gray trilogy from 2015 to 2018 – reunited at the festival.
Johnson, 31, showed off high mountain style as she donned blue jeans and a lace button with a brown suede jacket.
She sported her brown locks and was seen wearing stylish orange lens glasses as she got closer to her former co-star, while promoting her new movie The Lost Daughter – Maggie Gyllenhaal’s debut film.
And Jamie, 39, appeared to be enjoying the festivities as he posed for a few photos while wearing a black t-shirt and gray jeans.
Back together! The duo performed onscreen together in the Very Steamy Trilogy from 2015 to 2018
Fan frenzy: Naturally, the reunion sparked excitement among festival-goers
Belfast: The UK-born actor was in town for the premiere of his film Belfast, which was mostly shot in black and white
His film Belfast premiered at the festival on September 2 and received rave reviews and also stars Judi Dench.
Set in the 1960s, writer-director Kenneth Branagh looks back on his childhood in Northern Ireland during a time of intense political and religious conflict.
Stewart – who plays Princess Diana in the psychological biophoto Spencer, was also in attendance.
The 31-year-old actress was seen with platinum blonde locks days after the film premiered at the Venice Film Festival.
Stay casual: Fresh out of the Venice Film Festival, she donned a much cooler look at the Telluride premiere
Transformation: Twilight stars’ performance as Princess of Wales garnered widespread acclaim
Oscar Buzz: Before the Colorado premiere, she took the stage to talk about the film, and her performance has already garnered Oscar buzz from many critics.
The Twilight star kept it casual in blue jeans with a black and white bowling-style shirt layered over a white tank top.
Stewart, who transforms completely into the Princess of Wales onscreen, was seen posing with film director Pablo Larraín.
Ahead of the Colorado premiere, she took the stage to talk about the film, and her performance has already garnered the interest of many Oscar critics.
Other attendees included Helen Mirren who promoted The Duke, Benedict Cumberbatch who promoted The Electrical Life of Louis Wain and The Power of the Dog with Kirsten Dunst.
Promotional tour: Virgin Suicides star was promoting The Power Of The Dog
Friends: Kirsten teamed up with Peter Sarsgaard at the event
Threesome: Cumberbatch, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Sarsgaard were seen posing together
Two films: Sherlock star, 45, premiered two films at the five-day event
Directorial debut: The Lost Daughter is Gyllenhaal’s first film
Gyllenhaal was also present to promote her first film, The Lost Daughter, which also stars her husband Peter Sarsgaard. She posed for a snap with him and Johnson.
Based on Elena Ferrante’s novel, 43-year-old actress Donnie Darko was inspired to make it into a movie because she wanted to shine a light on the “secret truths” of the “female experience”.
The film tells a story of obsession after a professor fell infatuated with a woman and her young daughter while on vacation in Italy, which plunges her into her own past.
Speaking about the book she told Deadline, “I thought” Oh my god, this woman is so fucked up. Then a millisecond later I thought, “Oh no I really relate to her, is that fucking * ed up?” … I realized a lot of people have this experience and nobody talks about it. ‘
Team: Maggie directed both Sarsgaard and Johnson onscreen in the obsessive tale movie
Show support: Branagh direct from Belfast was seen alongside Mirren