When the Cannes Film Festival revealed its official poster that featured an image of Italian actress Claudia Cardinale, there was an uproar on twitter. The actual image (taken in 1959) shows Claudia dancing on the rooftops of Rome by an unknown photographer. It shows her a bit of her thigh under her skirt but in the poster, however, her waist and thighs have been retouched.
Commenting on the poster, the magazine Telerama said, “while the poster is magnificent, we see and deplore that the photograph has been largely retouched…Pity”.
Here’s a gif of the before and after image [Read more…]