On Tuesday, 24th May 2022, the Cannes Film Festival celebrated its 75th anniversary with a group of more than 120 stars and filmmakers from all over the globe. Some of the stars included Jake Gyllenhaal, Paolo Sorrentino, Isabelle Huppert, Diane Kruger, Guillermo del Toro, Jacques Audiard, Melanie Laurent, Gael Garcia Bernal and Nicolas Winding Refn who made the trip for the event.
Some of them , especially del Toro, took part in a symposium that took place during the Exceptional Red Carpet 75th Cannes Festival Celebration to discuss the new challenges that cinema is facing nowadays. Fremaux opened this ceremony by quoting a few words about the resilience of cinema and the importance of Cannes in promoting the moviegoing experience.
“Cinema is not dead! Cinema is alive and will never die,”said Fremaux
Pierre Lescure, for whom this is the last edition as Cannes president, received a standing ovation from the crowd and made a speech talking about the legacy of film festival. Former Warner Bros. top executive Iris Knobloch will be succeeding him as festival president.
This ceremony was followed by the world premiere of Louis Garrel’s “L’innocent” and a lavish dinner prepared by Christian Sinicropi, the chef of the Palme d’Or restaurant, at the Marché Forville in Cannes’ old town.
The Exceptional Red Carpet 75th Cannes Festival Celebration was full of stars and film directors and models walking in statement pieces. The few ‘Exceptional’ pieces from the evening that should not be missed are listed down below.
Best Outfits From The Red Carpet
Bella Hadid in Versace
Cara Delevingne and Olivier Rousteing in Balmain