Cindy Crawford Steals Spotlight at 2011 Venice Film Festival

Supermodel Cindy Crawford turned heads this week, as she as she walked the red carpet at the opening ceremony for the 2011 Venice Film Festival.

The 45-year-old mother of two wowed the crowed in a stunning red full-length Roberto Cavalli gown, which she paired with matching open-toed stilettos, a ruby clutch, and silver Chopard jewels.


Cindy, along with her husband of thirteen years, Rande Gerber, attended the event in support of their friend George Clooney,whose political thriller The Ides Of March was premiering as part of the iconic Festival’s opening ceremonies.

The film, which features other big-name stars such as Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ryan Gosling, and Evan Rachel Wood, tells the story of an ambitious campaign press secretary (Gosling) who gets swept up in a political scandal in the last frantic days of a heavily contested primary race.

Vying for the coveted Gold Lion – the festival’s highest award for best film – The Ides of March, which comes to US theaters on October 7th, will be pitted against 22 other films being screened over the course of the prestigious 11-day event.

In the days leading up to the 68th Venice Film Festival, the Daily Mail reports that Crawford and her husband had been staying with Clooney at his villa in Lake Como.

Check out the trailer for The Ides of March below:

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