The Independent Critics List named Marion Cotillard “The Most Beautiful Face” of 2013.
1. Marion Cotillard
Marion Cotillard is generally considered to be one of the very best actresses of our time. Her role in “La Vie En Rose” was one of the most sublime in recent memory. The Oscar winner continues to be featured in some of the best films every year. However, her beauty is now also legendary. She has been on our list for 12 years, all but two of which were in the Top 20. She has had an 8th, a 7th, a 4th, a 3rd and a 2nd… But in 2013, she reigns supreme. Marion Cotillard is the Most Beautiful Face of 2013.
Congratulations Marion! La Reine!
Years on List: 12 ….. Highest Position: Winner 2013
In addition, Red Carpet Fashion Awards named Marion Cotillard “Brand Ambassador of the Year” in 2013 – for Christian Dior of course (click link to see pictures of her wearing Dior in 2013).
French star Marion Cotillard was Christian Dior most lavish representative, with a grand sum of 19 looks to her name over the past 12 months.
The face of Lady Dior, she wears the brand well, gracefully balancing designer Raf Simons’ sophisticated yet still-edgy offerings. Not that she didn’t have competition in the category, with Natalie Portman and Jennifer Lawrence also working the Dior angle—sometimes more successfully than others.
That said, Marion started the year off with a bang, cementing an early spot on the best-dressed list with her risk-taking, citron-yellow couture gown at the 2013 BAFTA Awards that was breathtakingly bold and thereby unforgettable.
More Dior moments at the Met Gala, the Cannes Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival soon followed, with the actress later wrapping up her 2013 designer run at the Marrekech Film Festival.
Rather regrettably for this year’s Dior-Marion match, she wavered as a pristine style steward of the brand, also landing the unfortunate award of Magnifique to Tragique 2013.
Marion Cotillard, Nicole Kidman, and Scarlett Johansson are among stars snapped by London photographer Andy Gotts for a project started by Bafta eight years ago to record all living performers ever nominated for its movie honours.
The portraits are among 100 at an exhibition opening on Monday ahead of the Bafta awards on February 16. It also features Juliette Binoche, Jodie Foster, Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Robert De Niro, and Clint Eastwood. Gotts told how he was initially given just 12 minutes with Brad Pitt on the set of Troy: “But he said, ‘Take as long as you want.’ One and a half hours later we were arm-wrestling.” Pitt handed Gotts his phone with George Clooney on the line. Clooney invited the photographer to his villa in Italy, where Gotts found him feeding the ducks on Lake Como.
Gotts, 42, has taken pictures of more than half of about 800 candidates.
The exhibition, Behind The Mask, runs from January 20-February 7 at Somerset House, before a smaller display at Bafta HQ in Piccadilly. Limited edition prints are on sale to support Bafta’s charitable work.
Source: Evening Standard
BAFTA will project every image from the series onto the façade of its headquarters at 195 Piccadilly, London during the weekend of the EE British Academy Film Awards. Go the Exhibition Homepage.
Open daily 10.00-18.00
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