John Travolta's pulp night

The unmistakable notes of Pulp Fiction invade the red carpet. Crowds of fans armed with cell phones have been waiting for hours along the barriers for their favorite. And here he comes, John Travolta: sober black suit, white shirt with nineteenth-century style ruffles, moccasins without socks, the star with the seductive look reviews the fans without forgetting anyone. Just before abandoning himself to the barrage of flashes, he poses with the numerous admirers next to the red barriers at the edge of the catwalk. A virtual hug reciprocated by many shouts of approval. He is followed in this marathon of affection by the producer Oscar General with his wife, and former Miss Italy, Denny Mendez , in black trousers over a precious bodice. He holds little Nayara by the hand . And speaking of the most important beauty contest in Italy, the reigning Miss Italia, Carolina Stramare, cannot be missing, showing off her crown on an elegant dress with a halter neckline, hand-embroidered black lace, tulle tail and flounce , lace and pleats. Meanwhile, Travolta reaches the Sala Sinopoli to meet the public but also to receive the lifetime achievement award from Antonio Monda . He lined up a long line of autographs to sign. And even in this case the star makes everyone happy.


Then, with a small group of friends, he heads towards Via Margutta for a dinner featuring Mediterranean flavours. The team led by the young chef Daniele Ladaga and the pastry chef Maria Chiara Serges awaits him: the delicious menu is based on local cheeses and Parma ham accompanied by homemade bread and focaccia, spaghetti with cacio e pepe and a classic such as risotto Milanese style. Followed by beef cheek accompanied by mashed potatoes. In closing, tiramisu. Boils until late.


And again, on the red carpet, for the film Judy, arrive Rocio Munoz Morales, in an elegant black velvet suit with shiny edges, Lina Sastri and Cesare Bocci. Here is Carlotta Rondana, in red, with Leonardo Bocci, Sara Ricci and Martina Stella, who chooses a long black outfit with a lurex bodice. Also in the afternoon, at the Roma Lazio Film Commission, the presentation of the 17th edition of Roma Videoclip - cinema meets music, curated by Francesca, takes place. Piggianelli. Among the winners are the singer-songwriter Daniele Silvestri, accompanied by his wife Lisa Lelli, and Alessandro Haber. Gianni Rivera and Barbara Bouchet were spotted nearby. In the evening Cinema Italy Italian Film Festival Miami 2019 Award to Carlo Verdone, for 'Benedetta folli'. Daniela Poggi, Antonio Flamini, Chiara Giallonardo and Mita Medici applaud. Toasts to follow.

Il Messaggero, Chronicle of Rome 23/10/2019


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