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Rooney Mara, Eva Longoria wow in lavish gowns at Cannes

The actresses both wore elaborate dresses to the premiere of Mara's film "Carol."

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Annie Martin
Rooney Mara (L) with 'Carol' director Todd Haynes and co-star Cate Blanchett (R) at the 2015 Cannes International Film Festival on May 17, 2015. Photo by David Silpa/UPI
Rooney Mara (L) with 'Carol' director Todd Haynes and co-star Cate Blanchett (R) at the 2015 Cannes International Film Festival on May 17, 2015. Photo by David Silpa/UPI | License Photo

CANNES, France, May 18 (UPI) -- Rooney Mara and Eva Longoria wowed at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Sunday.

The 30-year-old actress got cheeky with Carol co-star Cate Blanchett and director Todd Haynes at a photocall for the film before changing from a flirty Alexander McQueen frock into an ethereal Rochas gown for the premiere.

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Longoria also turned heads by attending the the screening in an elaborate Versace Atelier dress. The 40-year-old actress revealed she had to be sewn into the gown on Instagram, and shared several photos from the event.

Carol stars Mara as a department store clerk who falls for an older, married woman (Blanchett) in 1950s New York. Blanchett was recently quoted as saying she has had many real-life relationships with women by Variety, but later clarified the relationships weren't sexual to The Guardian.

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