CANNES PHOTOS: See standout moments of glamour, humor and reunion as the festival draws to a close

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival at all times instructions a specific amount of awe.

The appearances by cinema royalty, the nightly parade of excessive style and the pageant’s means to launch filmmakers and movies massive and small onto the worldwide stage all mix to supply an array of eye-catching moments throughout the 12 days of Cannes.

As the pageant attracts to an in depth Saturday, see a few of its standout moments via the lenses of photographers for The Associated Press.

From its first day, the 76th version demonstrated its means to attract consideration, internet hosting Johnny Depp’s return to cinema with the opening night time movie, “Jeanne du Barry.”

While some have been irked by the emphasis on Depp — who advised the AP “I didn’t know what planet I was on” throughout his look for the premiere — the pageant shortly turned the highlight onto different stars.

Michael Douglas accepted an honorary Palme d’Or and kisses from his spouse and daughter on the high of the pageant’s famed Palais stairs. Harrison Ford, debuting his final movie as Indiana Jones, additionally accepted an honorary award, choking again tears after a profession spotlight reel was performed.

Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio reunited on the purple carpet on the premiere for “Killers of the Flower Moon,” one of many pageant’s most prestigious entries and a return for Scorsese to the French Riviera cinema celebration. Wes Anderson additionally returned, this time joined by Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson and the various stars of his movie “Asteroid City.”

Six days after her father’s premiere, Lily-Rose Depp debuted her personal controversial venture, the HBO sequence “The Idol.” The youthful Depp and costar The Weeknd shined on the purple carpet and smiled and laughed collectively as photographers snapped away.

The pageant runs by itself exact rhythm, with press conferences and daytime photocalls. The French Riviera typically serves as a whimsical backdrop, as when actor Tom Mercer did a handstand for photographers or “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” actor Ethann Isidore took a leap from a podium.

Yet the most important consideration grabbers stay the flashy premieres, the place followers crane for even fleeting glimpses of their heroes. Cannes is the place the place stars playfully work together with the cameras and, when the movies cease, awards prognostications start because the applause helps carry motion pictures to screens all over the world.


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