Red carpet, flashes, stars… The 75th Cannes Film Festival opened on Tuesday 17 May.

In a particular context, recalled by the speeches of the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky and that of the president of the jury Vincent Lindon, it is the film of Michel Hazanavicius


, with Bérénice Bejo and Romain Duris, who opened the International Film Festival.

Before, American actor and director Forest Whitaker was honored for his entire career.

Back, in pictures, on the opening ceremony presented by Virginie Efira.

Directed by:


  • Thierry Frémaux, the general delegate of the Cannes Film Festival, and Pierre Lecure, of which this is the last edition as president of the Festival, climbed the steps on the famous red carpet.

  • This year, it is the French actor Vincent Lindon who has the honor of being the president of the jury.

    He will be accompanied by the members of the jury: Deepika Padukone, Rebecca Hall, Asghar Farhadi, Jasmine Trinca, Joachim Trier, Noomi Rapace, Ladj Ly and Jeff Nichols.

  • Frédérique Bel unveiled her most beautiful wings to climb the steps and pose in front of the photographers.

  • Australian actress Katherine Langford, known for her role in the series

    13 Reasons Why

    , captured the rays of the sun and those of the flashes!

  • Singer, composer, and actor Benjamin Biolay tried to stay "rock'n'roll" on the red carpet.

  • Cannes is also about American stars… And Eva Longoria came to attend the opening ceremony of the Festival.

  • The actor Jacques Gamblin presented himself for the opening of the Festival.

  • Iris Mittenaere has put on her most beautiful necklace….

  • Rossy de Palma will be the president of the jury for the Caméra d'or at the 75th Cannes Film Festival, which rewards the best first film from all sections of the Festival.

  • Alex Lutz, on the first red carpet of the 75th Cannes Film Festival…

  • This is the movie


    by Michel Hazanavicius, a crazy parody of zombie films and a declaration of love for all films, which opened the Festival.

  • In a superb dress signed Yves Saint Laurent, the mistress of ceremonies Virginie Efira appeared on the stage of the Palais des Festival around 7:00 p.m.

  • The president of the jury Vincent Lindon read a moving and committed text on his arrival on stage: “Can we do anything other than use cinema, this weapon of massive emotion, to awaken consciences and shake up indifference?

    I can't imagine it!

    “, he launched.

  • American actor and director Forest Whitaker received an honorary Palme d'Or for his career.

    In 1988, he had obtained the price of interpretation for


    of Clint Eastwood.

  • "We need a new Chaplin who will prove that cinema is not silent" in the face of war.

    The surprise appearance of the face of the Ukrainian president, in fatigues, on the screen of the Palais des Festivals, was followed by a long ovation by the gratin of world cinema.

  • American actress Julian Moore then declared the 75th Cannes Film Festival "open".

  • Alpes-Maritimes

  • walking sticks

  • Movie theater

  • Slideshow

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  • Paca

  • People

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  • Vincent Lindon

  • Volodymyr Zelensky