Rosamund Pike was a vision in white at the A United Kingdom screening at the opening night gala for the 60th BFI London Film Festival.

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Pike arrived at Odeon Leicester Square Wednesday in an ivory Givenchy Fall 2016 Haute Couture ensemble. Pike’s elegant asymmetrical dress featured jewel embellishments and fringe detailing. It also featured long white tassels. Pike completed her daring look by wearing a pair of slim-fitting black pants underneath the gown.

At the screening, Pike commented on the lack of diverse roles in Hollywood for both women and people of color.

“It’s not easy being a woman in this business,” Pike, who stars alongside David Oyelowo in A United Kingdom, told the BBC. “It’s also hard from an actor’s point of view to be a person of color. It’s fine to be the second lead, but it’s not always so easy to be the lead.”

Pike also commented on the “huge” milestone it was for A United Kingdom‘s director Amma Asante to have her film opening the BFI London Film Festival – becoming the first black woman to achieve such an accomplishment. Pike said that she “deserves every success she gets.”

A United Kingdom hits theaters in the U.S. Feb. 17, 2017.

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