As the purveyors of such confections as the cream tulle gown with ruched neckline and large satin-green shoulder she wore in 2017 to the Evening Standard Theatre Awards, as well as the beautifully embroidered beige gown she selected for the Oscars in 2015, it seems only fitting that Valentino would be the actor's choice when it came to showcasing this season's shade to be seen in: neon green. Opting for a floor-length tulle dress straight from the label’s autumn/winter 2019 runway, she showcased the zesty colour with aplomb at a screening of The Aftermath in New York City on March 13.
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Knightley, who attended the screening with some of her co-stars, completed her look with a bright pink lip and diamond-encrusted jewellery.
The Ridley Scott-produced film, which is set in 1940s Germany, depicts the hardship of life during the Second World War. Following the life of Rachael Morgan as she arrives in Hamburg to be with her husband (played by Jason Clarke), her life becomes complicated after the pair move in with German widower Stefan Lubert (Alexander Skarsg?rd).
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Recently, the actor has been vocal about women being provided with more interesting and complicated on-screen roles. "I think there's a real push to get more female-driven narratives. I think there's a real push to get more women behind the camera, which is what we massively needed," Knightley told Vogue. "I know there are lots of production companies that are looking for female directors. Now that the conversation is being had, we're shining a light on there being very few opportunities for women. I think it's very important that female stories are told from the female point of view."
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The Aftermath hits cinemas on March 15. Watch the trailer below: