Daisy Edgar-Jones looked effortlessly chic as she accepted an award at the 75th Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland on Friday night.
The actress, 24, made sure all eyes were on her in a one-shoulder black tassel dress as she picked up the gong for her role in Where the Crawdads Sing, which she stars in as social outcast Catherine ‘Kya’ Clark.
Daisy showed off her sense of style in the quirky number which had colourful flower stitching on it and flashed some leg through the hanging tassels.
Daisy boosted he height with strappy black heels and accessorised with statement silver earrings while wearing her brunette tresses in loose waves over her shoulders.
The beauty was glowing with a natural makeup look as she beamed up on stage while accepting the Leopard Club Award and giving a short speech.
According to the festival’s website: ‘The Leopard Club Award pays tribute to a great personality of the cinema who through her or his work has managed to mark the collective imagination.’
The Normal People star recently revealed the theme of isolation in her new film Where The Crawdads Sing really ‘stuck with her’ as her character’s loneliness resonated with her.
She stars as social outcast Catherine ‘Kya’ Clark, a young woman struggling to raise herself in the marshes of North Carolina after her parents abandon her, with the character having a lonely existence.
Her character’s plight has seemingly struck a cord with the film star, who previously told how shooting to fame following her stint in Normal People was a ‘very lonely experience’ as her stardom happened during lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking to The Mirror about how she can in a way relate to Kya, Daisy said: ‘The theme of isolation really stuck with me, especially with everything we have been through because of the pandemic.’
Sharing how she was moved by her character’s resilient outlook on life, she went on: ‘Being able to escape into Kya’s world and see how she finds comfort, solace and love through the connections she makes with the natural world around her was incredibly comforting and moving.’
As a fan of the original book by author Delia Owen, Daisy added that she was ‘lucky’ to have had the opportunity to portray the character.
Daisy shot to fame in 2020 after starring alongside Paul Mescal in the BBC mega-hit Normal People.
The beauty recently previously to feeling slightly lonely in her newfound fame, as the series became a household hit during lockdown.
‘It was a very lonely experience in many ways because we weren’t able to share the joys of certain things, but it was obviously amazing,’ she said.
And Daisy’s latest film – which also sees her character Kya involved in a love triangle with two men before becoming a murder suspect when one of them turns up dead – will certainly see her soar to worldwide stardom once again.
The film is an adaption of a bestseller novel by Delia Owen and produced by Oscar winning actress Reese Witherspoon.
It has already racked up $17 million at the American box office.