The 74th Cannes FilmFestival, finally held offline, turned out to be festive and quite informal. At the end of the evening, the premiere of the musical film “Annette” by Leos Carax and the group Sparks with Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard in the lead roles.
On July 6, the opening ceremony of the 74th Cannes Film Festival was held on the Croisette. This year, the jury was headed by American director Spike Lee. The opening film was the musical “Annette” by Leos Carax, about a stand-up comedian who lost his wife and their daughter with superpowers. The musicians wrote the script for the film of the band Sparks.
The chairman of the jury of the 74th Film Festival, director Spike Lee, opened the festival and filming — with a cracker.
The full jury of the festival: actor Son Kang Ho, actor Tahar Rahim, singer Mylene Farmer, actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, director Spike Lee, actress and director Melanie Laurent, directors Jessica Hausner, Kleber Mendonça Filho, and Mati Diop.
Actresses Iris Berben, Andy McDowell, and Helen Mirren had fun in front of the cameras in anticipation of the show “Annette
Smiles did not leave the faces of the guests in the Palais des Festivals and Congresses. The first reason for this is the actress and director Jodie Foster’s awarded with the honorary “Palme d’Or” in recognition of her brilliant creative path and “unique personal qualities: a modest but unwavering commitment to solving the pressing problems of our time.” The audience was greeted with applause by Jody, who greeted the audience in impeccable French. Pedro Almodóvar announced the awarding of the star of “Silence of the Lambs.”
Did not refuse a couple of shots photographers and the director of “Annette” Leos Carax.
Jodie Foster and her husband, photographer Alexandra Hedison, did not hide their emotions after the awarding of the actress.
Spike Lee definitely set the tone for the evening and, hopefully, the movie show as a whole.