Cannes 2017, Day One: A Whole Lotta Love

by Ana Maria Bahiana with Luca Celada May 17, 2017
Palais Marquis
Press waiting to credential
Fans in formation on the carpet
The Marché also in full swing
Optimus Prime really wants that Palme D'Or
Girls & Friend on the Croisette
Marion Cotillard
Will Smith
Adrien Brody
Jessica Chastain
Blanca Li dances during Opening Ceremony of the 70th Cannes Film Festival
Mistress Of Ceremonies Monica Bellucci (R) and French comedian Alex Lutz kiss during the Opening Ceremony of the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival
Gabriel Yared, Paolo Sorrentino, Park Chan-wook and Will Smith

Security was tight, the weather was balmy and the stars came out in full force - the 70th Cannes Film Festival is officially open.