Amber Heard praised her new film this weekend when she attended the premiere at Italy’s Taormina Film Festival.
The 37-year-old actress stars in the thriller Fire, her first big-screen appearance since a 2022 defamation lawsuit filed by her ex-husband Johnny Depp, 60.
“It’s a beautiful film about the almost supernatural effect and power of love,” she applauded Human beings in the film competition.
She added: “It’s about the limits that love can overcome and the creation of that, and really the immense power that love has.”
Heard, who moved to Spain with her two-year-old daughter during the trial, said: “I don’t want to sound stupid about it, but it’s a movie about love.”
Hot quotes: Amber Heard praised her new film In The Fire this weekend as she attended the premiere at Italy’s Taormina Film Festival
Exiting: “It’s a beautiful film about the almost supernatural act and power of love,” she reveled in the film’s People competition.
In The Fire is set in Colombia in 1899.
Summary of the competition Web sitereveals that Amber will play an American psychiatrist who “arrives at a wealthy farm in Colombia on a call to solve the case of a disturbed child.”
The boy’s mother is worried about accusations by a neighboring priest that her little one is possessed by Satan.
“When the doctor arrives, she discovers that the boy’s mother is dead and that the father himself has believed in possible possession of the child.”
As the doctor uses the still young follower to try to cure the baby, it turns into a race against time to save a lot of the boy’s life and possibly her personal life as well.
Amber exuded showbiz glamor in an all-black ensemble as she presented In The Fire at the 69th Taormina Festival.
She looked elegant in a pleated dress with sheer waterfall sleeves, which she teamed with platform heels.
The Hollywood blonde wore her golden locks in a tight curl over her shoulders and finished off her look with bold purple lipstick.
Hit the carpet: She downplays a chic outfit in a pleated dress with sheer waterfall sleeves, which she styled with platform heels
As They Were: The film marks her first foray into the big screen since the 2022 swimsuit scandal introduced by her ex-husband Johnny Depp, 60; seen in the courtroom in 2022
The former couple was photographed in 2016
Amber put the courtroom drama behind her as she smiled and laughed with her Italian co-star Luca Calvani, 48, and various friends the night before.
The stunner slipped right into a white high-waisted cream midi skirt with an entrance slit that highlighted her toned studs.
She teamed her night outfit with a lightweight black clutch and black pumps, which she later took off during the outing.
Amber let her wavy blonde locks loose for the event, while amping up the glamor with a touch of bold purple lipstick.
Despite her latest allowed troubles, the baby mama looked happier than ever as she laughed and joked with her friends at the film competition.
Her performance marked the first time she sold a film since the trial.
Amber will even appear in the upcoming Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. She is expected to reprise her role as Mera in the superhero movie, which will be released in December.
Amber lives near Madrid with her daughter Oonaga (2), where she moved after the trial. The child was born from a surrogate mother in April 2021.