Olivia Wilde, Miranda Kerr, Blake Lively & More Honor Pedro Almodovar At MoMa Bash [PHOTOS]

Last night’s star-studded MoMA Film Benefit honoring writer and director Pedro Almodovar raised $1 million. The fete, attended by Anna Wintour, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Karl Lagerfeld, featured video messages from Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas.

She was among stars including Blake Lively, Diane Von Furstenberg, Emma Stone, Elizabeth Olsen and Miranda Kerr were on hand for the party.

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In her video message, Cruz told Almodovar he was “one of the funniest people in the world for sure,” adding she was “hoping that we share many, many more” special moments together.

While Banderas praised the director for walking in the “difficult, sometimes painful, always exciting territories of artistic creation,” saying he “broke all the laws of cinematic gravity”.