The stars of “Voleuses“, Mélanie Laurent and Isabelle Adjani, show their elegance on the October 27th, 2023 issue of Madame Figaro. The cover, masterfully photographed by Esther Haase, exudes vitality and style. Laurent wears a chic Balenciaga top and exquisite Cartier earrings. Adjani looks stunning in a sleek COS vest.
For the cover story, stylist Agnès Poulle curated ensembles from prestigious labels including Fendi, Valentino, Rokh, Michael Kors Collection, Stella McCartney, AMI Alexandre Mattiussi and Alaïa. Mélanie Laurent’s hair is styled by the skilled hands of Rudy Marmet, complemented by the artistry of make-up artist Christophe Danchaud. Isabelle Adjani’s look was created by Delphine Courteille, with make-up by Margaux Jalouzot.
Inside the magazine, Isabelle Adjani shared her thoughts on dismantling male dominance and gave a resounding yes to the cause. In a candid conversation, she delved into her role in “Voleuses,” a female-led action film directed by and starring Mélanie Laurent, available on Netflix. Adjani portrays a formidable crime matriarch, showcasing her versatility and commitment to challenging traditional gender roles.
The film “Voleuses” shatters the typical gender stereotypes associated with action films. It features a quartet of heroines who engage in diamond heists, high-speed chases and explosive action, all while maintaining a sense of self-awareness and humor. Adjani’s character, referred to as the Godmother, is a powerful and manipulative figure who adds depth and complexity to the narrative.
Adjani and Laurent’s decades-long friendship has only strengthened their collaboration, resulting in a film that is both entertaining and thought-provoking. Their shared passion for art, commitment to their craft, and willingness to speak their minds have made them a formidable duo in the film industry.
In addition to her work in “Voleuses,” Adjani has recently released an album and is set to star opposite Nicole Kidman in a Netflix series directed by Susanne Bier. Laurent, on the other hand, is directing a new film called “Libre,” which explores the tumultuous love story of Bruno Sulak, a notorious gentleman burglar from the 1980s.
Both actresses are advocates for women’s rights and are vocal about their feminist beliefs. Adjani emphasizes the importance of supporting all women, regardless of their choices, while Laurent stresses the need for women to write their own stories and define their own paths.