The 65th annual Cannes Film Festival is right around the corner with 54 features made to cut. Cannes is one of the most influential film festivals of the year and this one will be marking the 65th anniversary this May in the south of France. Filmmaker Nanni Moretti will lead the jury at the Cannes Film Festival 2012 from May.
This year 1779 films were submitted but only 54 were accepted. The official poster of the Cannes Film festival 2012 will feature Marilyn Monroe, to mark the 50th anniversary of her death. This extremely diverse Cannes film festival 2012 has films from all over the world: a handful of French films, American films, Asian films and one from Africa this year too. A total of 26 countries will present their films at the Cannes Film Festival 2012.
The audience at the Cannes film festival 2012 will be critics people, world press, the elites of France, people from the film industry and some huge fans from all over the world. This star studded event is worth looking forward.
Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ starring Bruce Willis and Bill Murray opened the fast and played competition. Other films to watch out are Lee Daniels’ ‘The Paperboy’ starring Zac Efron, Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman and John Cusack. John Hillcoat’s ‘Lawless’ starring Ryan Gosling and Rooney Mara. David Cronenberg’s ‘Cosmopolis’ starring Robert Pattinson and ‘On The Road’ starring Kristen Stewart.
Cannes Film festival is one of the most glamorous events of the year and with such a star studded line up you can be sure to see folks of celebrities walking the red carpet including Robert Pattison, Kristen Stewart and Brad Pitt. Travelers and fans from all around the world are coming to Cannes film Festival to see the stars, watch the awards and experience the magic of the international cinema world.
The likely attendance of Brad Pitt, Sharon Stone, Bill Murray and Marion Cotillard will keep the paparazzi busy. There will be glamour, scoops, gossip, glitter, madness and acres of exposed tanned skin. However the films at Cannes will obviously be the most glamorous part of the event.
The festival will also bring along its dose of classy cocktail parties, high-stakes movie deal-making, and publicity stunts such as British comic Baron Cohen’s armed intervention at the Carlton Hotel like every year’s Cannes Film Festival.
With all the razzle dazzle of Cannes Film festival 2012, it is indeed the King of Film festivals and the most awaited event of the year so far.