[Luxus+ Magazine] The 76th edition of the Cannes Film Festival has begun

Photographers, evening wear, red carpet, and palm trees are all the elements that announce the beginning of the festivities of the Cannes Film Festival. The 76th edition opened yesterday, May 16th, and more than 35 000 festival-goers were expected. From the highlights to the opening film to the films in competition, discover the first glittering day of the biggest film festival in the world.

 

For 40 years, the Cannes Film Festival has been a real institution. It is one of the events, if not THE biggest, awaited by the cinephiles and other people of the 7th art world. This year, the stars approach the steps and the Palais des Festivals red carpet under a stormy sky with autumnal temperatures.

 

The opening ceremony was presided over by Chiara Mastroiani, daughter of Catherine Deneuve and Marcello Mastroiani. On this occasion, an honorary Palme d’Or was awarded to the great American actor Michael Douglas.

 

As for the jury, it is composed of Ruben Östlund, the Swedish director, Maryam Touzani, Denis Ménochet, Rungano Nyoni, Brie Larson, Paul Dano, Atiq Rahimi, Damián Szifron, and Julia Ducournau.

 

 

The first film of the festival

 

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Featured photo : © PASCAL LE SEGRETAIN/GETTY IMAGES

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