Art & Culture

66th Cannes Film Festival

May 15th the 66th Cannes Film Festival opened its doors. The opening day was marked by premiere of the film “THE GREAT GATSBY“, in which the main role is played by Leonardo DiCaprio.
Cannes Film Festival is known for its red carpet, which is the symbol of the festival. Of course, the stars passages on red carpet is interesting to cinema lovers and connoisseurs of high fashion, who will discuss next year the stars dresses.
The honor to conduct the ceremony was given to one of the most popular French actress Audrey Tautou, known to the world for the role in the film “Amélie” (Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain). Officially opening of the 66 Cannes Film Festival has been hailed by Leonardo DiCaprio and Amitabh Bachchan.
This year’s jury chairman is none other than Steven Spielberg. Also among the members of the jury, you can find unique and sophisticated Nicole Kidman and Christoph Waltz, who became famous for his role as a fascist in Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglourious Basterds.”
66 Cannes Film Festival will last for 2 weeks and will end on May 26 awarding the top prize to the best film in 2013- Palme d’Or.