The couple have been plagued by controvery over the state of their marriage and were clearly keen to show a united front.
Guy, who'd spent an hour anxiously awaiting her arrival, gave Madonna's waist a warm squeeze before escorting her proudly down the red carpet. His wife, looking fabulous in a satin faux jewel-detailed Stella McCartney design, was also greeted by an appreciative roar from the crowd.
Asked by one reporter about how they keep their at times tempestuous relationship on track, the movie director replied: "It's hard because there's a big ocean in the way sometimes, but we try to do our best".
Monday's screening was followed by a star-studded party attended by the film's stars Thandie Newton and Gerard Butler. The friend who introduced the pair, Sting's wife, film producer Trudie Styler was also there, with two of her children - daughters Coco and Kate.