Cannes Film Festival 2015 (Day 1) – Opening Ceremony

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The most glamorous meeting of cinema and fashion has started today in Cannes as the 68th edition of the International Film Festival of Cannes returned and it will end on 24th May. This year`s official poster features cinematography legend Ingrid Bergman photographed by David Seymour. The poster was chosen to pay tribute to Bergman for her contributions to films and who also served as the Jury President at 1973 Cannes Film Festival. As part of the tribute to Bergman, the Swedish documentary Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words will be featured in the Cannes Classics section.

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Photo: festival-cannes.fr

The nine-member jury will decide on the winners of the major awards like Palme d’or, Grand Prix, Prix du Jury, Best Actor and Best Actress, all of which will be given to the lucky winners at the end of this year`s Festival. For the first time two people chair the jury – American directors and producers Joel and Ethan Coen. Other jury members include Spanish actress Rossy de Palma, French actress Sophie Marceau, English actress Sienna Miller, Malian composer Rokia Traoré, Mexican director Guillermo del Toro, Canadian director Xavier Dolan and American actor Jake Gyllenhaal. Emmanuelle Bercot opens the 68th Festival with the movie “La Tête Haute” a portrayal of the journey of a young delinquent from the ages of six to eighteen as he moves between rehabilitation centres and juvenile courts.

Check out the sizzling red carpet gallery below…

Jury members Sienna Miller, Rossy de Palma, Ethan Cohen and Jake Gyllenhaal attended the 2015 Cannes Film Festival Jury Photocall in Cannes, on 13th May 2015.

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L’Oréal Paris Ambassadors Doutzen Kroes and Liya Kebede were all smiles while posing together to the photographers at the opening ceremony and premiere of “La Tete Haute” (“Standing Tall”) during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, 13th May in Cannes, France. Liya showed off her legs in Louis Vuitton metallic mini dress adn completed the look with also LV cluch bag and shoes.

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As we expected, Doutzen Kroes looked stunning at the opening ceremony and premiere of “La Tete Haute” (“Standing Tall”) during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, 13th May in Cannes, France. The 30-year-old Dutch beauty was dressed in Atelier Versace all white gown cut-out gown from their Spring 2015 collection. She was accompanied by her husband Sunnery James.

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Israeli model Bar Rafaeli was an elegant vision in white at the opening ceremony and premiere of “La Tete Haute” (“Standing Tall”) during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, 13th May in Cannes, France. The 29-year-old beauty wowed in white draped gown combined with silver strap sandals. She was accompanied by Fawaz Gruosi, founder of Grisogono Jewelry.

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Chinese actress Fan Bingbing also attended the opening ceremony and premiere of “La Tete Haute” (“Standing Tall”) during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, 13th May in Cannes, France. The 33-year-old L’Oréal Paris Ambassador was dressed in custom-made Ralph & Russo Couture dress with nearly 1000 meters metallic thread embroidery pattern and 10 000 Swarovski crystal mosaic. She completed the look with Chopard diamond jewelry and Louis Vuitton clutch bag.

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American screen siren Julianne Moore also walked the red carpet for the opening ceremony and premiere of “La Tete Haute” (“Standing Tall”) during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, 13th May in Cannes, France. The 54-year-old L’Oréal Paris Ambassador opted for all black elegance in Armani Privé embellished gown with deep V-neckline.

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British beauty Naomi Watts sizzled on the red carpet for the opening ceremony and premiere of “La Tete Haute” (“Standing Tall”) during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, 13th May in Cannes, France. The 46-year-old L’Oréal Paris Ambassador exuded elegance in dramatic Elie Saab gown with feather details from Spring 2015 Couture collection. She is promoting her new movie “Sea Of Trees” in Cannes.

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Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o sizzled on the red carpet for the opening ceremony and premiere of “La Tete Haute” (“Standing Tall”) during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, 13th May in Cannes, France. The 32-year-old Lancome ambassador was wearing in vibrant green Gucci gown with deep plunging V-neckline and floral embroideries. She completed the look with hair jewelry on her high elegant bun hairstyle.

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American actress Natalie Portman looked radiant in red while walking the red carpet for the opening ceremony and premiere of “La Tete Haute” (“Standing Tall”) during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, 13th May in Cannes, France. The 33-year-old Dior ambassador was wearing Christian Dior Couture red strapless gown and accessorized with De Grisogono diamond jewelry.

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L’Oreal Paris Ambassador Katrina Kaif also attended the opening ceremony and premiere of “La Tete Haute” (“Standing Tall”) during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, 13th May in Cannes, France. The 31-year-old Indian actress was wearing Oscar de la Renta strapless gown with flower and feather embroideries from their Fall 2015 collection.

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As one of the jury members, English actress Sienna Miller attended the opening ceremony and premiere of “La Tete Haute” (“Standing Tall”) during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, 13th May in Cannes, France. The 33-year-old looked elegant in Lanvin one-shoulder blue gown and accessorized with Swarovski earrings.

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American actress Eva Longoria was all smiles while attending the Global Gift Gala held during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Thursday (May 14) in Cannes, France. The 40-year-old was dressed in Georges Hobeika silver gown with plunging neckline and accessorized with Brian Atwood shoes and Oroton clutch.

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After attending the opening ceremony, Sienna Miller was all smiles at the Hollywood Reporter and Swarovski party during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2015 in Cannes, France. She was wearing Prada black dress with revealing cleavage and accessorized with Swarovski jewelry.

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Images: Bellazon; CelebMafia, Fashion Spot

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