Thursday, May 14, 2015
The 68th Cannes Film Festival officially opened on Wednesday evening with the premiere of La Tête Haute, a French film by Emmanuelle Bercot. Jake Gyllenhaal walked the red carpet with his fellow jury members. They were all then introduced on stage and, presumably, watched the film. Here, an assortment of photos and videos from the festival's official opening and other events:
This video shows some of the jury arriving and some red carpet action. Some behind-the-scenes action: Jake's publicist fixing his tie, Frances McDormand floating in the background; Joel Coen and Jake kibitzing on the stairs of the Palais:
Getting ready and going to the opening ceremony:
Earlier in the day, the jury submitted to the customary photo call, interview and press conference:
Some other snaps of the daytime activities:
Joel, don't move. I just have to check my hair in your sunglasses."
"I have too much hair..."
Post-opening party shot: