Penelope Cruz won the best actress award on the closing night of Venice film festival 2021 on Saturday.
The beautiful Spanish mogul Penelope Cruz ecstatically received the Coppa Volpi award as she headed home after making a bedazzling appearance at the Venice film festival 2021.
Penelope Cruz donned a knitted black jumpsuit along with red heels while heading home with her husband Javier Bardem. Her husband was seen sporting a blue shirt over a pair of dark rinse jeans. Penelope Cruz, the ever-stylish diva flawlessly sported a crossbody bag, shades, and earrings while wearing her beautiful ombre tassels loosely sleek on her sides.
The 47 years old actress exclaimed that she felt like she was on cloud nine after winning the best actress award for her movie at the closing moments of the festival.
Penelope had initially arrived on the red carpet of the Coppa Volpi awards in a stunning silver strapless gown.
In her acceptance speech, she exclaimed “thank you, Pedro. This is 100 percent yours.” She further stated “thanks for once again trusting me, for inspiring me every day with your search for truth, outside and inside.”
Penelope Cruz won the award for her portrayal as Janis in the much-anticipated movie where she is showcased as a pregnant woman all set to give birth in a hospital while her life crosses with another woman in the same condition at the hospital.
Cruz has all praises for her director, Almodovar stating that “he can ask me to do something that can really scare me but I know he will be there waiting to sustain me.” She further ecstatically said that “she is so grateful to the director for giving her so many different challenging characters.”
Penelope Cruz is a favorite of Almodovar as she has appeared in seven movies directed by him.
The Venice film festival 2021 saw the world of performing arts back in full throttle as it returned to its normal star-studded red carpet events. Last year’s festival was adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic so this year Venice witnessed all the hoopla back into action like prior pandemic time.