Dakota Johnson attends luncheon and screening for The Lost Daughter with mom Melanie Griffith in LA

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    Dakota Johnson’s mom Melanie Griffith proved to be her daughter’s biggest fan at Netflix’s luncheon and screening for The Lost Daughter.  

    As the mother daughter duo attended the event at San Vicente Bungalows on Saturday, they mingled with Maggie Gyllenhaal and Jamie Lee Curtis. 

    For the occasion, the 32-year-old Fifty Shades star wore a beige suit, low-cut black blouse and a pair of $850 dark brown Gucci loafers.  

    Special event: Dakota Johnson's mom Melanie Griffith proved to be her daughter's biggest fan while attending luncheon and screening for The Lost Daughter

    Special event: Dakota Johnson’s mom Melanie Griffith proved to be her daughter’s biggest fan while attending luncheon and screening for The Lost Daughter

    Johnson, who stars in the upcoming psychological drama on Netflix, styled her look with a gold and ruby necklace, nude lipstick and black nail polish. 

    Griffith, known for her Oscar nominated-performance in the 1988 box-office hit Working Girl, rocked a black leather jacket and matching turtleneck. 

    While posing for pictures with her eldest daughter, 32, the 64-year-old  Night Moves actress beamed with pride. 

    Star-studded occasion: As the mother daughter duo attended the event at San Vicente Bungalows on Saturday, they mingled with Maggie Gyllenhaal and Jamie Lee Curtis

    Star-studded occasion: As the mother daughter duo attended the event at San Vicente Bungalows on Saturday, they mingled with Maggie Gyllenhaal and Jamie Lee Curtis

    Fashionable: For the occasion, the 32-year-old Fifty Shades star wore a beige suit, low-cut black blouse and a pair of $850 dark brown Gucci loafers

    Fashionable: For the occasion, the 32-year-old Fifty Shades star wore a beige suit, low-cut black blouse and a pair of $850 dark brown Gucci loafers

    Chic: Johnson, who stars in the upcoming Netfliz drama, styled her look with a gold and ruby necklace, nude lipstick and black nail polish

    Chic: Johnson, who stars in the upcoming Netfliz drama, styled her look with a gold and ruby necklace, nude lipstick and black nail polish

    At one point, the mom-of-three planted a sweet kiss of Johnson’s cheek ahead of the luncheon with Gyllenhaal, Lee Curtis, Kuoth Wiel and Naja Crawford. 

    While dining, they sat at a table adorned with fall arrangements and small pumpkins. 

    At the screening, The Lost Daughter costars Johnson and Gyllenhaal spoke to Claudia Puig on stage in front of a live audience.  

    Proud mom: While posing for pictures with her eldest daughter, 32, the 64-year-old Night Moves actress beamed with pride

    Proud mom: While posing for pictures with her eldest daughter, 32, the 64-year-old Night Moves actress beamed with pride

    Looking good! Griffith, known for her Oscar nominated-performance in the 1988 box-office hit Working Girl, rocked a black leather jacket and matching turtleneck

    Looking good! Griffith, known for her Oscar nominated-performance in the 1988 box-office hit Working Girl, rocked a black leather jacket and matching turtleneck

    Famous: At one point, the mom-of-three planted a sweet kiss of Johnson's cheek ahead of the luncheon with Gyllenhaal, Lee Curtis, Kuoth Wiel and Naja Crawford

    Famous: At one point, the mom-of-three planted a sweet kiss of Johnson’s cheek ahead of the luncheon with Gyllenhaal, Lee Curtis, Kuoth Wiel and Naja Crawford

    Promoting their film: Johnson and Gyllenhaal pictured with journalist Claudia Puig

    Promoting their film: Johnson and Gyllenhaal pictured with journalist Claudia Puig

    Gyllenhaal, 43, looked beautiful in a plunging black top and lilac purple suit, which emphasized her lean figure. 

    In September, the anticipated movie had its world premiere at the 78th Venice International Film Festival, where Maggie won the Golden Osella Award for Best Screenplay. 

    The film also received a four-minute standing ovation from the audience at the Venice Film Festival.

    It tells the story of Olivia, as Leda, a college professor, who while on a summer holiday, finds herself becoming obsessed with another woman (Dakota) and her young daughter, prompting memories of her own early motherhood to come back and unravel her.

    All dressed up: Gyllenhaal, 43, looked beautiful in a plunging black top and lilac purple suit, which emphasized her lean figure

    All dressed up: Gyllenhaal, 43, looked beautiful in a plunging black top and lilac purple suit, which emphasized her lean figure

    Timeless: Lee Curtis wore a chic all-black ensemble at the San Vicente Bungalows in West Hollywood, California

    Timeless: Lee Curtis wore a chic all-black ensemble at the San Vicente Bungalows in West Hollywood, California

    Effortlessly chic: Gyllenhaal wore a glam makeup look, which included a bold red lipstick

    Effortlessly chic: Gyllenhaal wore a glam makeup look, which included a bold red lipstick

    Kuoth Wiel and Naja Crawford pictured together at the event

    Kuoth Wiel and Naja Crawford pictured together at the event

    The Lost Daughter also stars Peter Sarsgaard, Paul Mescal, Ed Harris and Oliver Jackson-Cohen.

    The film will be released on Netflix on New Year’s Eve after a two-week limited release in US movie theaters.

    Development on The Lost Daughter began in 2018 when it was announced that Gyllenhaal had acquired the rights to the project. 

    Behind the camera: The Lost Daughter marks Gyllenhaal's directorial debut

    Behind the camera: The Lost Daughter marks Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut

    Catching up: Lee Curtis and Gyllenhaal sat closely together at the women-only luncheon

    Catching up: Lee Curtis and Gyllenhaal sat closely together at the women-only luncheon 

    Chatting away: While dining, they sat at a table adorned with fall arrangements and small pumpkins

    Chatting away: While dining, they sat at a table adorned with fall arrangements and small pumpkins

    Deep conversations: Johnson pictured across the table from Lee Curtis

    Deep conversations: Johnson pictured across the table from Lee Curtis

    The feature was based on Elena Ferrante’s 2006 novel of the same name, which was originally published under the title La figlia oscura.

    In addition to directing the feature, the Hank actress penned its screenplay and served as one of its producers.

    Principal photography on the project began in the latter part of September, with Greece serving as a primary filming location.

    Speaking about the film: At the screening, The Lost Daughter costars Johnson and Gyllenhaal spoke to Claudia Puig on stage in front of a live audience

    Speaking about the film: At the screening, The Lost Daughter costars Johnson and Gyllenhaal spoke to Claudia Puig on stage in front of a live audience

    Famous cast: The Lost Daughter also stars Peter Sarsgaard, Paul Mescal, Ed Harris and Oliver Jackson-Cohen

    Famous cast: The Lost Daughter also stars Peter Sarsgaard, Paul Mescal, Ed Harris and Oliver Jackson-Cohen

    The feature was based on Elena Ferrante's 2006 novel of the same name, which was originally published under the title La figlia oscura

    The feature was based on Elena Ferrante’s 2006 novel of the same name, which was originally published under the title La figlia oscura

    nThe Lost Daughter received overwhelmingly positive reviews upon its release, and it currently has a rating of 94% on Rotten Tomatoes.

    The feature is currently set to make its wide debut on the Netflix streaming service on December 31st. 

    Speaking of what called her to the film, Gyllenhaal told Deadline: ‘When I finished reading Elena Ferrante’s The Lost Daughter, I felt that something secret and true had been said out loud.’

    ‘I was both disturbed and comforted by that. I immediately thought how much more intense the experience would be in a movie theatre, with other people around,’ she added.  

    Future release: The Lost Daughter is currently set to be made available to the public on the Netflix streaming service on December 31st

    Future release: The Lost Daughter is currently set to be made available to the public on the Netflix streaming service on December 31st

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