History in pictures

Tomorrow starts the 65th Cannes Film Festival, which is held annually in France since 1946. Over the years the festival has acquired the status of not only the most significant cinematographic events of the year, but became one of the most anticipated and prestigious star parties. Every day film festival - a celebration with its lush premieres, the sea of ​​champagne and yacht trips along the Côte d'Azur. In the meantime, the red carpet of the Film Forum is preparing to take the current stars of the first magnitude, suggesting look back and remember the bright moments in the history of the Cannes Film Festival.

Bright Debut 19-year-old Brigitte Bardot at Cannes kinofetivale in 1954.






Grace Kelly, 1955. actress white shirt embroidered with sequins and short pants - an image that went down in history of fashion outlets Cannes Film Festival.

Gina Lollobrigida welcomes fans, 1955.

Luxury Sophia Loren poses for photographers on the seashore, 1955.




One of the most controversial images in the history of the festival: Robert Mitchum and starlet Simone Silva, tore off her bikini for a spectacular photo with kinolegednoy.

A series of live photos of Brigitte Bardot with Film Festival in 1956.










Kim Novak on the red carpet film festival. It turns out that the real name of the actress - Marilyn, but she had to change it so that your viewers avoid confusion with Marilyn Monroe. Future Kim did not want to change the name and did not agree to this.

Elizabeth Taylor with her third husband Mike Todd, 1957.





Cary Grant at the airport in Cannes, 1959.



Alfred Hitchcock and the star of his film "The Birds" Tippi Hedren, 1963. It is said that Hitchcock is to blame for that Tippy film career was not as glamorous as it could be. And the thing that Tippi refused to cooperate with Hitchcock once starred in two of his paintings. Hitchcock actress imprisoned on the tooth, and due to its high position in the world of cinema many of his colleagues refused starring Tippi.

Sophia Loren is surrounded by photographers and sailors, 1964.



Film star Catherine Deneuve, 1966.



She and her husband David Bailey.



John Lennon and Yoko Ono, 1971.





Three generations of Douglas Kirk, Michael and Cameron kid, 1979.

Francis Ford Coppola with his family, 1980. Since then, babe Sofia has changed a lot, I would say, has blossomed.

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