Cannes Festival Highlights

At the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival, the most earnest names in the entertainment industry land on the French Riviera for a red carpet filled with glamor and sophistication.

Southern France received the cinematographic works of some of the most acclaimed directors of the big screens, such as Pedro Almodóvar, Xavier Dolan, Terrence Malick, and Quentin Tarantino. They landed at Cannes with new stories competing for the much-desired Golden Palm, the festival's main prize.

While the films do not reach the big screen, we keep our attention to the highlights of the most important festival of cinema.

Powerful Message On The Red Carpet

powerful empowered message at cannes festival

Belgian-Dutch actress Sand Van Roy attended the A Hidden Life red carpet on Tuesday, May 21, wearing a beautiful black strapless gown. On her back was a large temporary tattoo that read, “Stop violence against women,” next to a Venus symbol with a raised fist inside it.

Margot Robbie shining at the French Riviera

Margot Robbie was one of the most expected celebrities in the red carpets at the Cannes Film Festival, where she stars the film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" which is receiving its first screening. The Quentin Tarantino's 9th movie also has a stary duo Brad Pit and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Brad Pitt and @leonardodicaprio attend the screening of Quentin Tarantino's new film, "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes.

Watch the new Once upon a Time in Hollywood trailer - in theaters July 26.

Synopsis: Quentin Tarantino’s ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.

Rocketman cast at Cannes

The cast of Rocketman is an inspirational story, set to Elton John’s most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton, tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop culture.

ROCKETMAN also stars Jamie Bell as Elton’s longtime lyricist and writing partner Bernie Taupin, Richard Madden as Elton’s first manager, John Reid, and Bryce Dallas Howard as Elton’s mother Sheila Farebrother. 

The only way to tell his story is to live his fantasy. Watch Rocketman trailer - in theaters on May 31st.

Synopsis: Rocketman is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John.

The dead don't die cast at Cannes

The greatest zombie cast ever disassembled, "The dead don't die" gathers a constellation of artists like: Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Rosie Perez, Iggy Pop, Sara Driver, RZA, Selena Gomez, Carol Kane, Austin Butler, Luka Sabbat, and Tom Waits. 

 Watch "The dead don't die" trailer in theaters June 14th.

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