Cannes Candids: Meryl Streep, Greta Gerwig arrive in style at opening ceremony of film festival

Cannes 2024 Opening Ceremony: The Cannes Film Festival is back. One of the world's most famous film festivals rolled out its red carpet on Tuesday night for its 77th edition (All Pics/ Cannes Official Instagram handle)

Updated On: 2024-05-15 08:30 AM IST

Compiled by : Athulya Nambiar

Celebs at Cannes Opening ceremony 2024

The jury of the ongoing Cannes Film Festival graced the film festival on Tuesday as they posed for the shutterbugs stationed at the venue in the French Riviera

The jury, headed by filmmaker Greta Gerwig, includes acclaimed artists from Europe, the Middle East, the Far East and the Americas such as Lily Gladstone (‘Killers of the Flower Moon’), Ebru Ceylan (co-writer of 'Winter Sleep'), French actress Eva Green (‘Kingdom of Heaven’), Italian actor Pierfrancesco Favino (‘The Traitor’), Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda (‘Shoplifters’), Spanish filmmaker Juan Antonio Bayona (‘The Orphanage’), Lebanese filmmaker Nadine Labaki (‘Capernaum’) and French actor Omar Sy ('X-Men: Days of Future Past').

Meryl Streep, renowned for her talent and illustrious career, is making her return to the prestigious event after 35 years

Before the main ceremony, Streep posed for the paparazzi in a white pantsuit and hat

The jury for Cannes 2024 poses on the red carpet on opening day

Barbie' super hitmaker and president of the Cannes Film Festival's competition jury, Greta Gerwig, addressed the growing #MeToo movement in France at the jury press conference on the opening day of the annual celebration of global cinema

French actor Omar Sy caught in a candid moment with Greta Gerwig on the Cannes red carpet

Meryl Streep has her moment of glory as she returns to the film festival after three decades. She opted for a stunning white gown for the night

Legendary actor Meryl Streep was awarded an honorary Palme d'Or during the opening ceremony of the 77th Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday night

Meryl Streep gives Greta a kiss after being honoured with Palme d'Or

Upon being called to the stage and handed the gold-plated emblem of the city of Cannes by French actress Juliette Binoche, the 74-year-old received a thunderous 2.5-minute standing ovation from the more than 2,000 guests who packed the Grand Lumiere Theatre

Member of the Jury of the 77th Cannes Film Festival Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda, French actress and model Eva Green, Italian actor Pierfrancesco Favino, French actress and master of the ceremony of the 77th cannes film festival Camille Cottin, French actress Juliette Binoche, US actress Meryl Streep, US director and president of the Jury of the 77th Cannes Film Festival Greta Gerwig, members of the Jury of the 77th Cannes Film Festival Lebanese director Nadine Labak, US actress Lily Gladstone, Spanish director, producer, and writer Juan Antonio Bayona, French actor and comedian Omar Sy and Turkish actress and screenwriter Ebru Ceylan pose on stage after US actress Meryl Streep received the Honorary Palme d'Or

French actress and master of the ceremony of the 77th cannes film festival Camille Cottin delivers a speech on stage during the Opening Ceremony and the screening of the film "Le Deuxieme Acte"

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