Outcry as Cannes Film Festival poster ‘thins’ Claudia Cardinale’s curves

The official poster for this year’s Cannes Film Festival sparked an outcry Wednesday over claims that Italian actress Claudia Cardinale’s thighs had been airbrushed to make them thinner.

 

French media poured scorn on the festival for seemingly tampering with a photograph of Cardinale swirling her skirt on a Rome roof in 1959.

“Claudia Cardinale dropped a dress size in one swirl,” said the left-leaning Liberation, while the culture magazine Telerama questioned why it was necessary to retouch the famously sexy star when she was in her heyday.

“While the poster is magnificent, the photograph has clearly and deplorably been airbrushed to thin the actress’s thighs. What a pity,” it said. [ . . . ]

Read Full Story: Outcry as Cannes Film Festival poster ‘thins’ Claudia Cardinale’s curves – France 24

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