A Hollywood Couple at the Venice Film Festival
The last movie in competition at the Venice Film Festival 2023 brought an unexpected surprise to the red carpet: actor Peter Sarsgaard, co-star of Memory by Michel Franco, arrived at the Lido accompanied by his wife Maggie Gyllenhaal. Maggie had left the red carpet to her husband, limiting herself to taking pictures of him and the rest of the cast with her phone, as if she were any other fan, but then it was the audience who wanted her in front of the flashes. So here they are, one beside the other, more than twenty years after their first meeting. Jake Gyllenhaal, Peter’s great friend and Maggie’s brother, made them meet.
A Marriage in Italy
They got married – in Italy, in the characteristic cloister of the ancient Convent of Santa Maria di Costantinopoli, in Diso in the province of Lecce – in 2009, they have two daughters. Both are very attached to Venice: in 2021 she had directed him in The lost daughter, taken from the book by Elena Ferrante. And soon the two will return to the set together.
A New Movie Adaptation
Maggie, in fact, will direct a new film adaptation of The wife of Frankenstein and her husband will be part of the cast. Being there for each other, when a marriage works. This content can also be viewed on the site it originates from.