• Italian actress and master of ceremonies Monica Bellucci (R) and French comedian Alex Lutz kiss as they perform on stage on May 17, 2017 during of the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

Cannes 2017: Monica Bellucci puts on a steamy display with co-host Alex Lutz! (VIDEO-HOT PHOTOS)

Plus sexy appearances on the red carpet!

Monica Bellucci worked her irresistible charms while fulfilling a prestigious role as Master of Ceremonies at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival opening ceremony on Wednesday evening.

The Italian model and actress, 52, entertained guests inside the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès by passionately kissing her co-host, French comedian Alex Lutz, during a playful exchange.

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Italian actress and master of ceremonies Monica Bellucci arrives on stage on May 17, 2017 during of the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

Italian actress and master of ceremonies Monica Bellucci (R) and French comedian Alex Lutz perform on stage on May 17, 2017 during of the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

Italian actress and master of ceremonies Monica Bellucci (R) and French comedian Alex Lutz kiss as they perform on stage on May 17, 2017 during of the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

Italian actress and master of ceremonies Monica Bellucci (R) and French comedian Alex Lutz kiss as they perform on stage on May 17, 2017 during of the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

But other sexy actresses stole a lot of the attention outside on the red carpet as well…

General Delegate of the Cannes Film Festival Thierry Fremaux looks at US actress and President of the Un Certain Regard jury Uma Thurman poses as she arrives on May 17, 2017 for the screening of the film 'Ismael's Ghosts' (Les Fantomes d'Ismael) during the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP PHOTO / Anne-Christine POUJOULAT

US actress and President of the Un Certain Regard jury Uma Thurman poses as she arrives on May 17, 2017 for the screening of the film 'Ismael's Ghosts' (Les Fantomes d'Ismael) during the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

US model Bella Hadid (C) is greeted by US actress Susan Sarandon as she arrives on May 17, 2017 for the screening of the film 'Ismael's Ghosts' (Les Fantomes d'Ismael) during the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

US actress and model Emily Ratajkowski poses as she arrives on May 17, 2017 for the screening of the film 'Ismael's Ghosts' (Les Fantomes d'Ismael) during the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

US actress and model Emily Ratajkowski poses as she arrives on May 17, 2017 for the screening of the film 'Ismael's Ghosts' (Les Fantomes d'Ismael) during the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

US actress and model Emily Ratajkowski poses as she arrives on May 17, 2017 for the screening of the film 'Ismael's Ghosts' (Les Fantomes d'Ismael) during the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.   / AFP PHOTO / Anne-Christine POUJOULAT

US model Bella Hadid (L) and her father Mohamed Hadid arrive on May 17, 2017 for the screening of the film 'Ismael's Ghosts' (Les Fantomes d'Ismael) during the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

US model Bella Hadid poses as she arrives on May 17, 2017 for the screening of the film 'Ismael's Ghosts' (Les Fantomes d'Ismael) during the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

US model Bella Hadid (L) and her father Mohamed Hadid pose as they arrive on May 17, 2017 for the screening of the film 'Ismael's Ghosts' (Les Fantomes d'Ismael) during the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP PHOTO / Antonin THUILLIER

French director Arnaud Desplechin (L) and French actress Marion Cotillard arrive on May 17, 2017 for the screening of their film 'Ismael's Ghosts' during the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France.  / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

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