9 May 2018
Cate Blanchett, Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem led the charge up the red carpet as the Cannes Film Festival opened yesterday. Cruz and Bardem star in the Spanish-language family drama "Everybody knows", which is the festival's opening film.
It is also in the running for its top prize. Twenty-one other films are in this year competition. Joining Blanchett on the jury are actors Kristen Stewart and Lea Seydoux and director Ava Duvernay. The festival runs until May 19.