From the red carpet to the awards ceremony, by way of the unusual situations captured in a snapshot, for twelve days nothing has escaped the lens of the photographers of the agency . On this day of the closing ceremony, Le Figaro returns with this album on the twelve most memorable moments, the most unusual of the vintage cannes 2019, commented by Lisa Marie Rae, director of .
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● Day 1, Iñarritu has already head-turning
“With two rows of photographers face-to-face, the jury president Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu knew where to head during the photocall (the traditional photo session, editor’s note) inauguration of the 72nd edition of the Cannes film Festival”.
● Day 2, the beauty of Elle Fanning captivates the Croisette
“The first night of the Festival was marked by the passage on the red carpet of Elle Fanning before the screening of The Dead Don’t Die. In front of her, the tide of the photographer is removed as by a miracle, and allowed the photographer Gareth Cattermole captures the serene beauty of the young member of the jury”.
● Day 3, the glamour of Sririta Jensen illuminates Les Misérables
“Our photographer François Durand, positioned above the face of the red carpet, on the balcony of a hotel, has captured the beauty of Sririta Jensens for a few seconds before the start of the screening of “les Misérables”. In a photo , it has captured all the glitz and glamour of the Cannes film festival”.
● Day 4, the magic of the duo Elton John-Taron Egerton
“The duet impromptu for Sir Elton John and Taron Egerton has sharpened the eye of the observer during the gala evening dedicated to the film Rocketman . Gareth Cattermole, our photographer, was able to perfectly capture this moment of magic”.
● Day 5, the hustle and bustle of the red carpet with Penelope Cruz
“This photograph shows the hustle and bustle with access to the red carpet. Penelope Cruz crosses the Martinez Hotel before the screening of Bread and Glory, surrounded by a crowd of photographers, security officials and fans”.
● Day 6, nothing can stop the stars, not even the rain
“The rain does not stop on the red carpet at the Cannes film Festival and the stars were present for the screening of the Most beautiful years of life Saturday evening. Here, Nick Jonas protects Priyanka Chopra in the rain before winning the Palais des festivals…”.
Pascal Le Segretain/
● Day 7, Alain Delon, like a roman emperor before the triumph
“The great French actor, Alain Delon, seems to be like a caesar on the red carpet a few moments before receiving the Palme d’or of honor at the festival for her overall career.”
● Day 8, Jean Dujardin and Gilles Lellouche admire the elegance of Marion Cotillard
“This superb photo captures Jean Dujardin and Gilles Lellouche, arm-in-arm, watching the sublime Marion Cotillard pose for photographers on the red carpet a few minutes before the screening of Belle Époque “.
● Day 9, Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, or it was once the Croisette
“Two holy monsters of Hollywood, Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, have walked the red carpet before attending the screening of Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood by Quentin Tarantino, in which they are the heads up displays.”
Vittorio Zunino Celotto/
● Day 10, Winnie Harlow on the vastness of a red carpet
“For this image of the top-model Winnie Harlow, who came to attend the projection of Roubaix, a light of Arnaud Desplechin our photographer used a lens tilt to capture perfectly the experience of the passage in the middle of the famous and grandiose red carpet of Cannes”.
● Day 11, the flamboyance of Kendall Jenner
“This photo of the beautiful model Kendall Jenner, a descendant of the hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc to make it to the Gala of the Cannes film contributes to the prestige of the festival”.
Gareth Cattermole/amfAR/ for amfAR
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