Awards season is officially upon us, and the red carpet is transforming into a romantic haven for our beloved celebrity couples.
Among the stars who graced the 35th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards on Thursday, January 4, were Kirsten Dunst and her dashing husband, Jesse Plemons, making a rare joint appearance.
The power couple turned heads as they strutted onto the red carpet in perfectly coordinated black ensembles, radiating elegance and sophistication.
Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons make a rare appearance together, turning heads with their coordinated black outfits at the 35th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Convention Center in Palm Springs, California, on January 4, 2024 (Credit: Xavier Collin / Image Press Agency / Abaca Press / INSTARimages)
Kirsten Dunst stunned in a backless black pleated Valentino silk chiffon gown, showcasing her timeless beauty.
The 41-year-old American actress’ sleeveless dress featured a scooped neckline at the front and straps that wrapped around her shoulders, infusing a sultry touch to the ensemble.
Her floor-length gown’s short train elegantly trailed behind her, concealing the carefully chosen footwear.
Kirsten added a pair of Anita Ko graduated diamond Huggies and a sparkling Anita Ko large graduated diamond Hepburn choker necklace to complement her look, adding glamour to her outfit.
Kirsten Dunst shines in a backless Valentino silk chiffon gown, a testament to her timeless beauty (Credit: Xavier Collin / Image Press Agency / Abaca Press / INSTARimages)
Her signature blonde locks were styled in a shoulder-length half-up, half-down hairdo embellished with a black bow, with elegant loose curls flowing effortlessly.
The Spider-Man star’s makeup was flawlessly executed, featuring a dark smokey eyeshadow, warm blush, and a light red matte lipstick that enhanced her natural beauty, creating a classic and sophisticated makeup look.
Beside her, Jesse Plemons exuded charm in a classic black suit jacket buttoned at the front, perfectly complementing Kirsten’s outfit.
Kirsten’s signature blonde locks are styled in a half-up, half-down hairdo accented with a black bow, complementing her outfit perfectly (Credit: Xavier Collin / Image Press Agency / Abaca Press / INSTARimages)
The 35-year-old American actor’s ensemble included a white tuxedo shirt and a black bow tie. Dressing to impress, he paired his top with black slacks and shiny black dress shoes, completing his dapper look.
The lovebirds, who tied the knot in July 2022 and are parents to Ennis and James, shared sweet moments on the red carpet, posing for a series of snaps before entering the Palm Springs Convention Center.
Power Couple Gracing The Screen Together
After previously co-starring in the 2021 The Power Of The Dog, Kirsten and Jesse are set to grace the screen together again in the upcoming A24 film, Civil War, scheduled for release on April 26.
Directed by Alex Garland, the movie follows a team of journalists traveling across the United States during a rapidly escalating civil war that has engulfed the entire nation.
With Cailee Spaeny and Nick Offerman joining the project, the film will run for 1 hour and 49 minutes.
Jesse Plemon’s Performance in Killers Of The Flower Moon
Notably, Jesse Plemons was recognized for his role in Killers Of The Flower Moon, which received the Vanguard Award during the awards night.
Directed and produced by the renowned Martin Scorsese and co-written with Eric Roth, the screenplay is based on David Grann’s compelling 2017 non-fiction book, which you can buy on Amazon.
Jesse Plemons, a part of the cast of “Killers of the Flower Moon,” was recognized at the Palm Springs International Film Awards (Credit: Paramount Pictures / Apple Original Films)
The narrative unfolds in 1920s Oklahoma, honing in on a string of murders targeting Osage members and their connections within the Osage Nation after the discovery of oil on tribal land.
Despite the tribal members retaining mineral rights on their reservation, a corrupt local political figure attempts to steal their wealth.
The 2023 American epic Western crime drama film, featuring stars like Leonardo DiCaprio, Lily Gladstone, Brendan Fraser, and Robert De Niro, earned around $156 million at the box office and was released on Apple TV+ in October 2023.