Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Cannes Film Festival Best Dressed PICS

Cannes Film Festival 2011 begins today. Cannes Film Festival honor movies, but it's also become known as one of the biggest fashion events of the year. The 64th annual Cannes Film Festival was held today May 11, 2011 and is scheduled  to May 22, 2011 in the resort town of Cannes, in the south of France. The President of the Jury is American actor Robert De Niro.

American actor Robert De Niro will be the president of the jury for the main competition and French filmmaker Michel Gondry will head the jury for the short film competition.

Other contenders include Pedro Almodovar's Skin I Live In, starring Antonio Banderas, and former Palme d'Or winner Lars Von Trier's Melancholia are also on the competition list.
The opening film is scheduled to be Midnight in Paris, written and directed by Woody Allen. Mélanie Laurent will be the hostess of the opening and closing ceremonies. The winner receives a 30,000 Euro grant to assist in the films distribution.

Italian filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci, best known for his controversial film "Last Tango in Paris," was honored by the Cannes film festival on Wednesday in recognition of his long career. Two time Palme d'Or winner, Serbian director Emir Kusturica will serve as President of the Un Certain Regard Jury.

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