World Restoration Premiere of Sergio Leone's 'Once Upon A Time in America' at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival

Gucci continues its efforts towards preserving the artistic and cultural heritage of landmark cinema through a 2012 contribution to Martin Scorsese's Film Foundation for the restoration of Sergio Leone’s Once Upon A Time in America (1984).  To date, Gucci has donated over USD $2 million to The Film Foundation in its restoration of seven historic film titles. 

The newly restored version of Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in America debuted at the 65th Cannes Film Festival Cannes. Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini was joined on the red carpet by the film’s original cast members Robert De Niro, Jennifer Connelly, James Woods, and Elizabeth McGovern, as well as original composer Ennio Morricone. The Leone family joined them in honor of their father’s masterpiece. 

Salma Hayek-Pinault wore a Gucci Première floor length  fully embroidered gown, of overlapping deep aubergine coloured cuvettes, with a degrade of beading opening onto layers of nude tulle at the lower part of skirt with a pale blush satin evening clutch and high heeled evening sandals. 

Click below to see other guests who stunned in Gucci...

Bella Heathcote wore Fall Winter 2012-2013 look 13 brandy floral printed silk georgette halter neck evening gown with ruffle detail at neck, black crocodile evening clutch and black suede high heeled sandals. 

Charlotte Casiraghi wore a one of a kind forest green silk georgette halter neck gown featuring plunging neckline and cascading ruffle detail with high heeled gold evening sandal and black suede evening clutch. 

Frida Giannini wore a one of a kind black strapless silk crepe gown with a long sleeved sheer chiffon overlay featuring jet beaded ruffle detail at the neck, black evening sandals and black clutch. 

Gemma Arterton wore a Gucci Première tulle floor length sleeveless v-neck gown featuring an all over linear embroidery of oyster grey crystals and beads with black velvet high heeled evening sandals and 18kt yellow gold diamantissima drop earrings. 

Jennifer Connelly wore a Gucci Première black silk crepe strapless gown. The dress features a cross panel detail along the bodice wrapping around to a pleated train with black peep toe evening sandal and black python box clutch. 

Zhu Zhu  wore a one of a kind black and white silk crepe cocktail dress with gold chain detail, black satin clutch and gold high heeled evening sandals. 

Li Bing Bing wore a Gucci Première pale yellow strapless evening gown worked with layers of gathered silk tulle draped vertically over a corset down to a full multilayered skirt. From the bust across the waist and hips. The dress is embroidered with a motif of tonal flowing leaves in transparent pale yellow pale glass yellow bugels and jonquil crystals 

Natasha Poly wore Fall Winter 2012-2013 look 35 emerald green printed velvet long sleeved evening gown with plunging v-neck detail.