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Originally posted 05/20/2013 11:15AM
It's not every day you spot a $1.9 million car on the street. Well, unless you're in Cannes. Then you see a few of them.
But if you don't have a movie premiering at the Cannes Film Festival, you can still check out all the random Cannes-dom shots – the celebs! The shopping! The carousel in the middle of the street! – by following PEOPLE on Instagram.
Get insider shots of the big parties, gorgeous scenery pics and more – as it happens in Cannes! And check out who we've spotted so far...
Originally posted 05/20/2013 06:00AM
If the Preakness was the only event you bet on this weekend, chances are you missed everything from Cannes to Kanye.
But we didn't. Get up to speed:
Originally posted 05/18/2013 07:55AM
A live outdoor television broadcast from the Cannes Film Festival was briefly interrupted Friday when what sounded like gunshots sent crew and spectators scurrying for cover.
Actors Christoph Waltz and Daniel Auteuil were among guests being interviewed on the Canal Plus program Le Grand Journal when what sounded like gunfire rang out.
Television footage showed Auteuil and Academy Award winner Waltz – a member of the Cannes festival jury – scrambling from the seaside stage with dozens of others as a voice said "there's someone shooting."
Originally posted 05/17/2013 08:30AM
Find out how many fittings it took to perfect Spencer's showstopping Cannes look
Originally posted 05/16/2013 01:15PM
Believe it or not, Emma Watson considers the Kardashians an inspiration.
In Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring, Watson, 23, plays an L.A. teenager who becomes part of a criminal gang, and the actress says she has Kourtney, Kim, Khloe and a few other reality TV stars to thank for helping her perfect the role.
"I watched a lot of Keeping up with the Kardashians and The Hills, and I tried to understand the psychology of this kind of girl as much as possible," Watson told reporters at Cannes. "I didn't want her to be just a parody. The accent was hard as it was a particular kind of dialect. I also thought a lot about what her parents must have been like."
Though it's inspired by true events, Watson says the film's more than a crime movie.
Originally posted 05/15/2013 11:00AM
Under unseasonably cloudy skies and dodging a few raindrops, Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire kicked off the 66th Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday just hours before walking the red carpet for their blockbuster film The Great Gatsby, which opened the star-studded 12-day extravaganza of movies and parties on the French Riviera.
"Every time I go to Cannes it feels like I'm entering the helicopter scene in La Dolce Vita; it's an insane experience," said DiCaprio, who posed for photos on the fabled Croisette next to his Gatsby costars.
Emma Watson, who stars in Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring, premiering Thursday, was spotted among the early celebrity arrivals at Nice International Airport on Tuesday – along with Paris Hilton, Cannes jury member Nicole Kidman and British singer Florence Welch.
Originally posted 04/22/2013 06:30PM
Ooh la la! It's that time of year when stars brush off their French phrases and put them to tres bon use.
Yes, we're talking about the Cannes International Film Festival, where Hollywood descends on the French Riviera to ramp up excitement for their newest films – but mostly, it's to see and be seen at the posh parties that line the strip.
Take a look back at what went down last year – and follow PEOPLE on Instagram for all the inside scoop from this year's fest!
Originally posted 04/19/2013 12:45PM
Hollywood aime Cannes.
With the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival kicking off May 15 (and running through May 26) – and with The Great Gatsby opening the festival – stars will flock to the French Riviera to promote their latest films.
But before the festival starts, create your own must-see list after checking out what will be premiering by watching these clips.
Originally posted 03/12/2013 07:45AM
Great Scott, the Cannes Film Festival has its opening film – and accompanying stars!
Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan are expected to attend the French festival's opening night, as their film The Great Gatsby – Baz Luhrmann's extravagant take on the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel – will kick off the festivities May 15.
DiCaprio, 38, who has not made an official Cannes appearance since 2007, and Mulligan, 27, are expected to be joined by other cast members, including Isla Fisher, Joel Edgerton and Tobey Maguire, who plays the Jazz Age novel's narrator, Nick Carraway.
Originally posted 06/03/2012 11:00AM
You don't need to be on the red carpet to cause a sensation in Cannes.
Milla Jovovich was the talk of the Hotel Martinez when she posed for PEOPLE on the steps of the luxury hotel's spiral staircase.
Built in 1929, the Martinez is one of the palatial hotels lining the Croisette, the famous waterfront promenade in Cannes.
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