The 35-year-old actor, who produced the flick, was joined on the red carpet by his director Christina Voros for the event.
The film is a documentary about Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini.
“We were allowed to observe and capture moments in places where a camera had never before been allowed,” Christina told People about the movie.
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