DeNiro to chair the ‘mean streets’ of the French Riviera
Bust out your best auteur-ial New Wave style: The Cannes Film Festival, now in its 64thyear, hits the Eden Roc shores May 11th, running through May 22nd.
Per usual, everyone who’s anyone, and everyone who wants to be someone, will be strutting the red carpets and hitting the party circuit, from St. Tropez to little-old Cannes itself.
The rooms go as fast as one of those little sports cars with the shoulder ornament in the shotgun, and the driver also wearing an Hermes scarf with Mastroianni shades, natch.
Here’s the link to knowing who’s coming and what’s showing: www.festival-cannes.com/en.html
Lastly, for your viewing pleasure here’s a few archival outtakes from the days when Cannes did it Old Hollywood glam…such as Brigitte Bardot, posing cheesecake style in St. Tropez, 1953 Palm D’or; Happy Jack, spa-side in Cannes, 1974 (pictured above); and the whole “Easy Rider” gang, in 1969. Maybe we’ll all learn…