The Opening Ceremony of the 68th Festival de Cannes took place tonight in the Grand Théâtre Lumière.

Philippines will be represented by Brillante Mendoza's TAKLUB ('Trap') as an official selection to the festival's Un Certain Regard.

A ballet choreographed by Benjamin Millepied, Lambert Wilson welcomed on stage the Feature films Jury: Rossy de Palma, Sophie Marceau, Sienna Miller, Rokia Traoré, Guillermo del Toro, Xavier Dolan, Jake Gyllenhaal and their Presidents, Joel and Ethan Coen.

Photo : Lambert Wilson and Julianne Moore © AFP / Valery Hache vie newsletter@festival-cannes

The Festival was declared open by Julianne Moore and the Ceremony continued with the screening Out of Competition of Emmanuelle Bercot's La Tête Haute, with the key members of the movie crew in attendance.

You can follow eleven days of the event online, step by step, with articles, videos, photos and audio files on the official website www.festival-cannes.com.


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