Death In Venice (Actually, Cleavage And Glitz) So, the Venice Film Festival kicked off yesterday with the Burn After Reading premiere. And as you might hope, it was gloriously, dizzily Italian: dramatic and glitzy and elegant all at once - well, with a few notable exceptions. (Melted trash bag, I'm looking at you!) The Good, The Bad, The Italian, The Ugly...after the jump.


The Good: Death In Venice (Actually, Cleavage And Glitz) Just enough glitz to make Afef Tronchetti Provera look awesomely Italian, awesomely awesome. Death In Venice (Actually, Cleavage And Glitz) Elsa Martinelli: Just what I'd wear were I an Italian actress of a certain age. A jeweled red caftan?! Fabulous! Death In Venice (Actually, Cleavage And Glitz) Alice Braga: Jane Austen-era bride or contempo vision in white? Death In Venice (Actually, Cleavage And Glitz) Ksenia Rappoport: Jane Austen-era widow or contempo vision in ink?
The Bad: Death In Venice (Actually, Cleavage And Glitz) You know when sometimes in the summer you see a gal in a bikini top under her clothes and you have an unworthy moment of thinking, "Hm, that's not really any sub for a bra,"? Yes. Roberta Rossi. Death In Venice (Actually, Cleavage And Glitz) Claudia Schiffer's been doing a lot of bizarre experimentation lately - the latest being this Scarlett-works-with Jonathan Adler's drapes. Death In Venice (Actually, Cleavage And Glitz) Okay, Valeria Golino almost pulls this off - and really, no shame in failing at an impossible task.
The Ugly: Death In Venice (Actually, Cleavage And Glitz) Isabella Orsini seems to be sporting - and I use the term loosely - PVC. Death In Venice (Actually, Cleavage And Glitz) Yes.

Death In Venice (Actually, Cleavage And Glitz)

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