Stars Arriving at the 2021 Venice Film Festival [PHOTOS]

These stars know how to make an entrance! 

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It's All Happening!

Timothee Chalamet and Zendaya arrive in Venice, Italy - 03 Sep 2021
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The Venice International Film Festival is back and boy, are celebrities happy about it. Click through to see the stars arriving for the Italian festival (which runs from Sept. 1 to Sept. 11).

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On Top of the World

Timothée Chalamet is seen arriving at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 03, 2021 in Venice
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Timothée Chalamet got a bird's-eye view from atop a water taxi while arriving for the screening of Dune on Sept. 3.

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Peace Out

Timothée Chalamet and director Denis Villeneuve are seen arriving at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 03, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Earlier that day, Chalamet was much more casual, arriving on Sept. 3 with Dune director Denis Villeneuve.

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Big Fan

Jury President of the 78th Venice Film festival, South Korean director Bong Joon-ho poses after he arrived to the pier of the Excelsior Hotel on September 1, 2021, on the opening day of the 78th Venice Film Festival at Venice Lido
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Jury President Bong Joon-ho arrived at the festival on Sept. 1, keeping cool with a fan.

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Casual and Cool

Zendaya is seen arriving at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 03, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Zendaya looked laid-back and relaxed while arriving on Sept. 3 in a Valentino Couture dress.

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Glammed Up

Zendaya is seen arriving at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 03, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Zendaya wowed later that same day in a slicked-back, glam look — which included a nude Balmain gown and 93-carat emerald necklace from Bulgari — for the Dune premiere.

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Bang, Bang!

Jessica Chastain arrives at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 05, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Jessica Chastain (and her bangs!) made an arrival at Venice Film Festival on Sept. 5.

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Scenes from an Arrival

Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain Celebrity Sightings, 78th Venice International Film Festival, Italy - 04 Sep 2021
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Scenes from a Marriage costars Oscar Isaac and Chastain waved as they arrived by water taxi on Sept. 4.

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Go Big or Go Gome

Cynthia Erivo is seen arriving at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 02, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Cynthia Erivo wore an oversized pair of sunnies and baggy jeans upon her arrival to the 2021 Venice International Film Festival on Sept. 2.

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With Open Arms

Roberto Benigni is seen arriving at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 01, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Roberto Benigni looked thrilled to be back at the Venice Film Festival. The Italian actor smiled big and threw his arms open as he arrived on Sept. 1.

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Sleek and Chic

Penelope Cruz and Pedro Almodovar are seen arriving at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 01, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Penelope Cruz and director Pedro Almodóvar arrived for a screening on Parallel Mothers, which opened the festival this year, on Sept. 1.

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Sparkle and Shine

Molly Sims is seen arriving at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 02, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Molly Sims made a statement in a silver sequined gown with puffy sleeves on Sept. 2.

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Sunny Disposition

Matt Dillon is seen arriving at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 01, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Matt Dillon gave a smile and wave while arriving on Sept. 1.

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Elegant Entrance

Mariacarla Boscono is seen arriving at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 01, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Italian model/actress Mariacarla Boscono looked Old Hollywood glam while arriving on Sept. 1.

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Hats Off

Nina Zilli is seen arriving at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 05, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Nina Zilli rocked a black-and-white ensemble while arriving on Sept. 5.

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Wheel-y Excited

Kristen Stewart is seen arriving at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 03, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Kristen Stewart arrived on Sept. 3 via ... luggage cart? No! The Spencer actress arrived via water taxi, but looked tempted to catch a ride!

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Making Waves

Kirsten Dunst arrives at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 02, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Kirsten Dunst waved to the crowd while arriving at the festival on Sept. 2.

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The Power of the Dress

Kirsten Dunst arrives at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 02, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Dunst stunned in a black gown on Sept. 2 as she arrived for a screening of her film, The Power of the Dog.

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Mellow Yellow

Bianca Balti is seen arriving at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 01, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Bianca Balti arrived at the festival on Sept. 1 — with some help, of course, for her stunning gown!

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True Blue

Benedict Cumberbatch arrives at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 02, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Benedict Cumberbatch arrived on Sept. 2. His film The Power of the Dog got a four-minute standing ovation, though we wish this pale blue jacket moment got one, too!

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Picture Perfect

Anya Taylor-Joy and Matt Smith arrive at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 04, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Anya Taylor-Joy and Last Night in Soho costar Matt Smith arrived together on Sept. 4.

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What a Joy

Anya Taylor-Joy arrives at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 05, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Anya Taylor-Joy arrived on Sept. 5 with a smile on her face — after a five-minute standing ovation for Last Night in Soho we can understand why!

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Forget A-Boat It

Nicole Kimpel and Antonio Banderas are seen arriving at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 03, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Antonio Banderas and girlfriend Nicole Kimpel arrived together on Sept. 3.

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Work Wife (Literally)

Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard are seen arriving at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 02, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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Maggie Gyllenhaal — who made her directorial debut at this year's festival with The Lost Daughter — arrived on Sept. 2 with husband Peter Sarsgaard (who also acted in the film).

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XOXO

Adriana Lima kisses her boyfriend Andre L III as they arrive at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 02, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Adriana Lima shared a kiss with her boyfriend, Andre Lemmers, as they arrived on Sept. 2.

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Think Pink

Cynthia Erivo arrives at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 08, 2021 in Venice, Italy
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Cynthia Erivo rocked a monochrome pink look while arriving on Sept. 8.

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Soak It Up

Jamie Lee Curtis arrives at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 08, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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Jamie Lee Curtis soaked up some sunshine upon her arrival on Sept. 8. The actress was awarded a Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at the festival.

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Coupled Up

VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 09: Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck arrive at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 09, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck made a splash as they arrived by boat on Sept. 9 ahead of Affleck's The Last Duel premiere.

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