Skip to main content

The Globe and Mail

In photos: Cannes opens with The Great Gatsby

As the Cannes Film Festival kicks off in France, The Great Gatsby's biggest stars glam up for a seaside photocall.

1 of 11

Workers install the red carpet in front of the main entrance of the Festival Palace for the opening ceremony of the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 15, 2013.

Regis Duvignau/Reuters

2 of 11

Cast member Carey Mulligan leaves after a photocall for the film The Great Gatsby. The festival’s opening night will feature Baz Luhrmann’s glitzy, 3D adaptation of the 1925 novel by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Regis Duvignau/Reuters

3 of 11

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who plays the enigmatic millionaire Jay Gatsby in the film, poses for photographers.

Francois Mori/The Associated Press

4 of 11

From left, cast members Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, director Baz Luhrmann and actor Tobey Maguire.

Lionel Cironneau/The Associated Press

Story continues below advertisement

5 of 11

Director Baz Luhrmann poses during a photocall.

Eric Gaillard/Reuters

6 of 11

Candy boxes with the 66th Cannes Film Festival official logo in a shop in the Festival Palace.

Regis Duvignau/Reuters

7 of 11

The Cannes jury will spend 10 days in darkened screening rooms, sitting through some 20 films, to determine who will receive the prestigious Palme d’Or for the best film. Here are all nine jury members, from left to right: directors Lynne Ramsay and Ang Lee, Steven Spielberg, actress Nicole Kidman, actor and director Daniel Auteuil, actress Vidya Balan, actor Christoph Waltz, directors Naomi Kawase and Cristian Mungiu.

Eric Gaillard/Reuters

8 of 11

Jury president Steven Spielberg, left, and jury member Nicole Kidman pose during a photo call for the jury.

Francois Mori/The Associated Press

9 of 11

Actress Nicole Kidman at a news conference.

Regis Duvignau/Reuters

10 of 11

Director Baz Luhrmann and Carey Mulligan at a news conference for The Great Gatsby.

Yves Herman/Reuters

11 of 11

Leonardo DiCaprio listens to questions from journalists.

Virginia Mayo/The Associated Press

Report an error