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Cannes Opens with ‘The Da Vinci Code’ Premiere

Italian designer Valentino and guest (Valery Hache AFP/Getty Images)
Billy Zane and British actress Kelly Brook (Daniel Deme / EPA)
Indian actress Aishwarya Rai (Francois Guillot AFP/Getty Images)
Director Gus Van Sant (Pascal Guyot AFP/Getty Images)
Chinese actress Li Xin (Valery Hache AFP/Getty Images)
French actress Audrey Tautou (Valery Hache AFP/Getty Images)
The president of the jury, Chinese director Wong Kar Wai, right, and master of ceremonies, French actor Vincent Cassel, open the festival. (Francois-Xavier Marit AFP/Getty Images)
From left: Palestinian director Elia Suleiman, actor Samuel L. Jackson, Argentinean director Lucrecia Martel, Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi, Master of Ceremony French actor Vincent Cassel, actor Sydney Poitier, Romanian singer Angela Gheorghiu, Chinese director Wong Kar Wai and Italian actress Monica Bellucci on stage during the festival’s opening ceremony. (Pascal Guyot AFP/Getty Images)