Cannes Film Festival is now in full swing, with the world’s most glamorous Hollywood stars, social media icons, artists, models and creative individuals attending premieres, parties and the most amazing events in the French Riviera.
With the Film Festival being a full 2 weeks long, the famous attendees have had some time to explore their playground in the South of France.
The biggest event in film is returning for its 71st year in the beautiful South of France. For two weeks, Hollywood will take short-term residence along the French Riviera as a number of original films compete for numerous awards such as the prestigious Palme D’Or, Un Certain Regard, Best Actor and Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes en Français).
Having been comparable to “two weeks at the Oscars” the Cannes Film Festival is entrenched in glitz and glamour, with previous celebrity attendees being models, actors and music artists alike, such as Rihanna, Nicole Kidman, Bella Hadid, David Beckham and Jessica Chastain. With Cate Blanchett heading up the panel as President of the Competition Jury, this year’s Film Festival promises to be as magical as the last.
Films to watch out for this year include the Spanish psychological thriller Everybody Knows directed by Asghar Farhadi, which will open the Festival. Some of the other most anticipated films being featured include Under the Silver Lake, BlacKkKlansman, Girls of the Sun, Fahrenheit 451 and The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, the Festival’s closing film.
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Cannes is at the centre of all things glamorous on the French Riviera. If you are planning a holiday here this summer, here are some of the most fashionable spots to visit. Being based in Cannes, we can give you recommendations on all the best destinations for food, drinks and stunning views.
The Cannes Film Festival has been at the forefront of celebrating popular culture, creativity and charisma every year since 1946. The event has come a long way in this time and in its 70th year, it’s time to look back to where it all started.
With your feet in the sand, sipping on a crisp Provençal rosé, there is no better way to spend your summer than on Pampelonne Beach in St Tropez. For years this beach has been the playground of the rich and famous, attracting partygoers and sun worshippers from all over the world! It is truly a beautiful place to spend a day soaking up the sun and living the simple life of luxury.
With just three months until the start of the 70th Cannes Film Festival, get your yacht charter organised now to secure the best of the remaining available yachts while there is still time to book your berth! Pedro Almodóvar, the flamboyant icon of Spanish cinema and world-famous director and screenwriter will be the next President of the Jury for the Cannes Film Festival which begins on 17th May for its 70th edition. This is set to be the biggest Cannes Film Festival in years, an event not to be missed!
It is well known by now that the French Riviera is one of the best places in the world to discover classic French cuisine. With the freshest regional fruits, vegetables, meats and herbs (that can be haggled for in the local Forville Market in Cannes) there is no doubt you will enjoy gourmet cuisine on your yacht charter. Yet, there are also some fantastic restaurants in this area that are sure to entice you to step off your yacht for the afternoon, and try some of the local delicacies! Here are some of our suggestions:
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From the dazzling opening night of Woody Allen’s Cafe Society to Bella Hadid’s daring scarlet gown, the red carpet has welcomed stars from around the world in a truly spectacular fashion during the 69th Cannes Film Festival. As the curtain slowly falls after a magnificent couple of weeks, catch up on all that’s happening in Cannes tonight!
Tonight the Film Festival excitement continues in Cannes with the world premiere of Olivier Assayas’ latest offering ‘Personal Shopper’, a French suspense drama featuring actress Kristen Stewart. This is Stewart’s second appearance in the festival so far, having starred in Woody Allen’s ‘Café Society’ on the opening night of the Cannes Film Festival.
Stewart plays the lead in this mysterious ghost story which takes place in the fashion underworld of Paris. As the real life face of Chanel and Balenciaga, two prestigious French fashion houses, Stewart slips easily in to the world of high-fashion.
Little is known about the ‘Personal Shopper’ storyline but it has been met with mixed reviews, it was even booed at a press showing on Monday! However, critics have praised Stewart’s performance in this interesting fashion piece.
The full cast are expected at the red carpet premiere tonight, along with various other stars who have flocked to the South of France for this exciting ‘International Festival du Film’. Cannes is the hottest destination along the riviera at the moment, whether you want to stay at the Eden Roc Hotel or charter a Superyacht – live like a movie start and soak up the infectious atmosphere of the Cannes Film Festival.