CANNES 2015: LUPITA NYONG’O IS A GREEN GODDESS IN GUCCI AT ‘LA TETE HAUTE’ OPENING CEREMONY PREMIERE!

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o stole the show in a striking, custom lime-green Gucci gown as she worked the red carpet at the opening ceremony and premiere of La Tete Haute (Standing Tall) during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 13, 2015 in Cannes, France.

GUCCI GIRL: LUPITA NYONG'O (IMG: PASCAL LE SEGRETAIN/ GETTY IMAGES)

STEALING THE SHOW: LUPITA NYONG'O (IMG: DANNY E. MARTINDALE/ GETTY IMAGES)

Not to be outdone at the star-studded affair, was Naomi Watts, who was a feathered dream in Ellie Saab. Natalie Portman saw red in a sleek, strapless Christian Dior gown while Julianne Moore was classic in black Armani Prive.

IN ELIE SAAB: NAOMI WATTS (IMG: PASCAL LE SEGRETAIN/ GETTY IMAGES)

NAOMI WATTS (IMG: PASCAL LE SEGRETAIN/ GETTY IMAGES)

NATALIE PORTMAN (IMG: PASCAL LE SEGRETAIN/ GETTY IMAGES)

JULIANNE MOORE (IMG: PASCAL LE SEGRETAIN/ GETTY IMAGES)

The stars of the night were legendary French actress Catherine Deneuve, Benoit Magimel, Emmanuelle Bercot, Rod Paradot and Sara Forestier, who took pride of place as they promoted their film, La Tete Haute (Standing Tall, opening the storied film festival.

'LA TETE HAUTE' CAST: BENOIT MAGIMEL, CATHERINE DENEUVE, EMMANUELLE BERCOT, ROD PARADOT AND SARA FORESTIER (IMG: PASCAL LE SEGRETAIN/ GETTY IMAGES)

Directed by Emmanuelle Bercot, La Tete Haute (Standing Tall) is a coming of age tale about a delinquent teen Malony (Rod Paradot), constantly in trouble with the police, in an environment plagued by violence, where redemption always seems just out of reach. Introducing engaging newcomer Rod Paradot, whose name we will be hearing about in the coming years, Catherine Deneuve and Benoit Magimel also star, delivering strong supporting performances.

LA TETE HAUTE (STANDING TALL)

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