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Cate Blanchett, Penelope Cruz and Kristen Stewart walk Cannes' opening red carpet

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.