Monica Bellucci and other stars of the first day of the Cannes film festival

Monica Bellucci and other stars of the first day of the Cannes film festival

In France starts one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, and on the Croisette have already appeared and the main participants in the events of the next few days.


The opening ceremony of the 70th anniversary of the Cannes festival, to which this year will be Monica Bellucci, will begin the evening of 17 may, but a large part of the show even before the evening arrived on the Cote d’azur to take part in the first events of the show. One of these is the formal dinner of the jury Commission, which this year was headed by Spanish Director Pedro almodóvar. Apart from him, to determine the winners will be American actors Jessica Chastain and will Smith, Chinese actress Bingbing fan, French movie star agnès Jaoui, South Korean Director, Park Chan-UK and French composer Gabriel Yared. The jury also includes Italian Director Paolo Sorrentino and German Director Maren Ade.

On the first day of the festival, before the opening ceremony, held a Photocall animated film “Emoji Movie”. In addition, several chasov to the world premiere of their joint work — the film “Ghosts of Ismael”, which will open the exhibition, was presented by the Director Arno Desplechin and actors Marion Cotillard, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Louis Garrel.

Among the most anticipated premieres of the festival is Sofia Coppola’s drama “Fatal temptation” with Nicole Kidman, Kirsten dunst and Colin Farrell (which is essentially a remake of the 1971 Western “the Deceived”), the latest provocation from Francois Ozon — “Double lover”, “happy end” from him and a regular at Cannes by Michael Haneke, and, of course, the new season of the cult TV series “twin Peaks”.

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We will remind, this year in Cannes Russia will present three films: “the Meek” by Sergei Loznitsa and “Dislike” by Andrei Zvyagintsev — in the main competition, and “Tightness” of Cantemir Balagova second in importance to the section “Special look”.

70-th Cannes film festival will run from 17 to 28 may.