Woody Allen’s “Hollywood Ending” opens the Cannes Film Festival.
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On the Red Carpet

Woody Allen’s “Hollywood Ending” opened the Cannes Film Festival and, for the first time, the filmmaker attended. (AL SEIB / LAT)
Unlike years past, Annie Turon, left, Nicole Cosquer and Ghislaine Conversin couldn’t get into the opening ceremony, so they stargazed outside. (AL SEIB / LAT)
This year’s jury includes, at far left, actress Michelle Yeoh and director David Lynch, the jury president. Also on the panel, at center, are actresses Sharon Stone and Christine Hakim. (AL SEIB / LAT)
David Lynch and his wife, center, walk the red carpet with jurors, from left, Regis Wargnier Sharon Stone and Michelle Yeoh. (AL SEIB / LAT)
Jury members, from left, Christine Hakim, Sharon Stone and Michelle Yeoh pose for cameras on the red carpet. (AL SEIB / LAT)
“Searching for Debra Winger” director Rosanna Arquette walks the red carpet. (AL SEIB / LAT)
Patricia Arquette pauses for photographers on the red carpet on opening night at Cannes. (AL SEIB / LAT)
Debra Messing hams it up for photographers as part of the “Hollywood Ending” photo call. (AL SEIB / LAT)
“Hollywood Ending” director Woody Allen tolerates a mob of photographers. (AL SEIB / LAT)
Two of Cannes’ finest keep an eye on the red carpet on the festival’s opening day. (AL SEIB / LAT)
Lighted signs welcome visitors to the Cannes film festival over Rue D’Antibes. (AL SEIB / LAT)
Opening night featured tents and parties along the beachfront. (AL SEIB / LAT)