Vintage Cannes

POster of the 21st Cannes Film festival
Ana Maria BahianaMay 19, 2018

The 21st Cannes Film festival began like any other, on May 10th, 1968. The opening film was a freshly restored version of Gone with the Wind,...

Grealdine Chaplin and Truman Capote in Cannes, 1968
Ana Maria BahianaMay 16, 2018

Festival guest Truman Capote, still riding high on the success of In Cold Blood, enjoys the luxurious comfort of the Carlton Hotel in the company...

Mia Farrow, Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate in Cannes 1968
Ana Maria BahianaMay 14, 2018

Before the whole festival imploded under the pressure of a growing number of filmmakers and artists, several films were screened to mixed...

Actress Ingrid Bergman in Cannes 1956
Ana Maria BahianaMay 27, 2017

Born in Sweden, catapulted to stardom by Hollywood, Ingrid Bergman is such an integral part of Cannes that the festival made her the face of the...

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Master Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa and Filmmaker Martin Scorsese in Cannes 1990
Ana Maria BahianaMay 26, 2017

By the time Akira Kurosawa and Martin Scorsese met on the Croisette in 1990, both were already celebrated master filmmakers. Scorsese had one...

Johnny Depp and Director Emir Kusturica in Cannes 1993
Ana Maria BahianaMay 25, 2017

If you grew up under the spell of Captain Jack Sparrow you will probably find it difficult to believe that, back in 1990s, Johnny Depp was the...

Director Michael Cimino and actors Kris Kristofferson and Isabelle Huppert in Cannes 1980
Ana Maria BahianaMay 24, 2017

By the time Heaven's Gate landed on the Croisette, a trail of rumors, allegations and serious problems was following it like a hound from hell....

Actress Sigourney Weaver in Cannes 1997
Ana Maria BahianaMay 23, 2017

After catching the attention of the international film circuit with a trio of powerful pictures firmly rooted in Taiwanese culture - Pushing Hands...

Director David Lynch and actress Isabella Rosselini in Cannes 1990
Ana Maria BahianaMay 22, 2017

In 1977 David Lynch tried to get his first film, Eraserhead, into Cannes. "It didn't happen", he told us. "(The effort) was a long and complicated...

Jack Lemmon and Harrison Ford in Cannes 1982
Ana Maria BahianaMay 21, 2017

Director Constantin Costa-Gavras' Missing was a major hit in Cannes 1982. A family drama set against the 1973 Chilean coup d'état that ousted...