The fashion house recently supported a restoration of the Luis Buñuel film.
The French actress will put her personal collection of Saint Laurent outfits on sale on Jan. 24.
Guests arrived at the show in Paris just as the sun was setting over the Louvre pyramid.
“Game of Thrones” star Sophie Turner and Catherine Deneuve also appear in the campaign shot by Bruce Weber in Florida.
The designer’s longtime companion and business partner attended a press conference in Paris despite a recent stint in hospital.
Designers and front-row VIPs included Isabelle Huppert, Catherine Deneuve and Maria Grazia Chiuri.
The show unites major works acquired by Russian collector Sergei Shchukin, one of the greatest art patrons of the early 20th century.
Jennifer Connelly, Michelle Williams, Léa Seydoux, Catherine Deneuve, Karlie Kloss and Miranda Kerr also attended the show.
The Franco-German network Arte is to air the reading this fall.
Jennifer Connelly, Léa Seydoux, Catherine Deneuve and Fan Bing Bing were also among the guests.