Cate Blanchett became the star of the Cannes Film Festival this Monday. The actress appeared on the Croisette as a UNHCR goodwill ambassador to give a voice to refugees around the world, from Gaza to the Republic of the Congo, and ask the industry to make films about their “incredible and inspiring stories.” .

The Oscar-winning actress, who has collaborated with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees since 2015, has traveled in recent months to different countries around the world to learn about the reality of those families who have had to flee their homes. “The stories of refugees are not only about their hard experiences, they speak about their sense of humor and their resilience, they are not monolithic. There are many stories to tell,” she said.

Blanchett wanted to make her mark at the 77th edition of the film festival and surprised with her look on the red carpet at the premiere of The Apprentice, the film based on the story of how a young Donald Trump launched his own real estate business in New York in the 1970s. and eighty.

The protagonist of Blue Jasmine appeared at the premiere in a dress with which she showed her support for Palestine. Cate caused a sensation upon her arrival with a design by Jean Paul Gaultier by Haider Ackermann that was made in black and a very light powder pink, practically white.

A piece with an off-the-shoulder neckline embellished with a strip of pearls and rhinestones and that had a surprise in the part of the train. When lifting this piece of the dress, the actress discovered that this part was covered by a green fabric, so the creation, along with the red carpet, had the colors of the Palestinian flag.

A vindictive style in support of Palestine that the performer wore with two-tone pumps in black and powder pink, her hair combed with casual waves and very flattering makeup in pink tones.