John Travolta and Kelly Preston make rare red carpet appearance with their kids

John Travolta and Kelly Preston had a family affair at the red carpet screening of "Solo: A Star Wars Story" during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival. 

In their rare public appearance together, the 64-year-old actor and actress wife were accompanied by their daughter Ella Bleu, 18,  and son Benjamin, 7. The family suffered a very public loss back in 2009 when their son Jett passed away from Kawasaki disease.

Shying away from color,  the whole family matched in black. Preston stunned in a tulle gown with a copper metallic bodice while Travolta opted for a black velvet suit and bow tie.

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CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Kelly Preston, Benjamin Travolta, John Travolta and Ella Bleu Travolta attend the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: John Travolta of 'Gotti' and Kelly Preston pose with their children Ella Bleu Travolta (L) and Benjamin Travolta at the red carpet screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Kelly Preston (L) and John Travolta of 'Gotti' pose with their children Ella Bleu Travolta (R) and Benjamin Travolta at the red carpet screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Cannes Film Festival Director Thierry Fremaux, Kelly Preston, Benjamin Travolta, John Travolta and Ella Bleu Travolta attend the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 12: Actor John Travolta, his wife Kelly Preston and their son Benjamin are seen at the 'Four Seasons George V' hotel on September 12, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actors Kelly Preston and John Travolta and daughter Ella Bleu Travolta attend the Oscars Governors Ball at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 12: Actor John Travolta signs autographs as he and his wife Kelly Preston, their son Benjamin and their daughter Ella Bleue are seen leaving the 'Pizza Pino' restaurant on September 12, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/FilmMagic)
UNSPECIFIED, UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 01: John Travolta, Kelly Preston and Ella Bleu Travolta attend the Ambi Gala In Honor of the Movie 'Trading Paint' on September 1, 2017 at an unspecified location in the United States. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Ambi)
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Oldest daughter Ella convinced her famous parents to join the social media platform Instagram while in Cannes. They made their Instagram debut by sharing a cute video disguised in the dog filter. In less than 5 hours, Travolta has racked up 125K followers.

Other famous faces alongside the couple on the red carpet included Curtis Jackson (50-cent), Alessandra Ambrosio, Joe Alwyn, Michelle Rodriguez and Winnie Harlow.

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CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Alessandra Ambrosio attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
US actor John Travolta (2ndR), his wife US actress Kelly Preston (L) and their children Ella Bleu Travolta (R) and Benjamin Travolta pose as they arrive on May 15, 2018 for the screening of the film 'Solo : A Star Wars Story' at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by LOIC VENANCE / AFP) (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
Canadian model Winnie Harlow poses as she arrives on May 15, 2018 for the screening of the film 'Solo : A Star Wars Story' at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by Loic VENANCE / AFP) (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Winnie Harlow attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: John Travolta and Kelly Preston attend the photocall for the 'Rendezvous With John Travolta - Gotti' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: John Travolta and Kelly Preston attend the photocall for the 'Gotti' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Thandie Newton attends the photocall for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany attend the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: A Michael Jackson impersonator attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
(FromL) Chewbacca, US actor Donald Glover, US actor Alden Ehrenreich, British actress Emilia Clarke, US actor Woody Harrelson, British actress Thandie Newton, Finnish actor Joonas Suotamo, British actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge and British actor Paul Bettany pose on May 15, 2018 during a photocall for the film 'Solo : A Star Wars Story' at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Michelle Rodriguez and Mohammed al Turki attend the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
NICE, FRANCE - MAY 15: Serena Jameka Williams is seen during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Nice Airport on May 15, 2018 in Nice, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Elizabeth Debicki and Joe Alwyn attend the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
NICE, FRANCE - MAY 15: Actress Jane Fonda is seen during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Nice Airport on May 15, 2018 in Nice, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Spike Lee attends the photocall for the 'BlacKkKlansman' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Izabel Goulart attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Director Ron Howard attends the photocall for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
NICE, FRANCE - MAY 15: Actress Jennifer Connelly is seen during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Nice Airport on May 15, 2018 in Nice, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Georgia Fowler attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Emilia Clarke attends the Kering Women In Motion photocall during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Majestic Hotel on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Toni Garrn attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Toni Garrn attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: 50 Cent attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Topher Grace attends 'Blackkklansman' Photocall during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Kelly Preston attends the photocall for the 'Rendezvous With John Travolta - Gotti' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: John Travolta attends the photocall for the 'Rendezvous With John Travolta - Gotti' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Phoebe Waller-Bridge attends the photocall for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Emilia Clarke, Chewbacca and Alden Ehrenreich attend the photocall for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: John Travolta of 'Gotti' and Kelly Preston at the red carpet screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Sara Sampaio is seen during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/GC Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Lais Ribeiro attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
NICE, FRANCE - MAY 15: Model Adriana Lima is seen during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Nice Airport on May 15, 2018 in Nice, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Topher Grace, Laura Harrier, Adam Drive, Spike Lee and John David Washington attend the photocall for the 'BlacKkKlansman' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Jordan Barrett attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
NICE, FRANCE - MAY 15: Singer Curtis James Jackson III a.k.a. Fifty Cent is seen during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Nice Airport on May 15, 2018 in Nice, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
US actress Damaris Lewis poses on May 15, 2018 during a photocall for the film 'BlacKkKlansman' at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Sara Sampaio attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Nabilla Benattia attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
(FromL) US actor Woody Harrelson, US director Ron Howard, British actress Emilia Clarke, US actor Alden Ehrenreich, US actor Donald Glover, Chewbacca, British actor Paul Bettany, British actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge and US producer Kathleen Kennedy pose as they arrive on May 15, 2018 for the screening of the film 'Solo : A Star Wars Story' at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Liu Wen attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Laurie Cholewa attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Jessica Jung attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Shanina Shaik attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Maria Borges attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Hofit Golan attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
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