Jury member Julia Ducournau, left, and jury president Ruben Ostlund pose for photographers on the photograph name for the jury on the 76th worldwide movie pageant, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, Could 16, 2023. (Photograph by Scott Garfitt/Invision/AP)
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CANNES, France — The Cannes Movie Pageant opened its 76th version with a parade of stars, together with the much-debated return of Johnny Depp.
Depp’s prominence on the pageant’s first day — he performs Louis XV within the opening night time movie, “Jeanne du Barry” — has been a sizzling subject within the leadup to the premiere. (Pageant juror Brie Larson left it an open query on whether or not she would even watch the movie, which isn’t in competitors.) Depp acquired a heat welcome Tuesday night time, smiling for cameras as followers close by chanted “Johnny!”
Helen Mirren supplied a standout have a look at the premiere together with her hair dyed blue and a fan with the phrase #WorthIt printed on it.
The night time additionally belonged to Michael Douglas, who acquired an honorary Palme d’Or through the opening ceremony. Douglas attended the premiere together with his spouse, Catherine Zeta-Jones and their daughter, Carys, who kissed the actor on his cheeks on the prime of the steps of the famed Palais des Festivals earlier than the ceremony.
The pageant’s premieres double as moments of excessive trend, with Elle Fanning, Uma Thurman and Fan Bingbing opted for appears to be like with lengthy, flowing trains.
The starry celebration, which is able to embody the premieres of “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Future” and Martin Scorsese’s newest movie, continues via Could twenty seventh.