Javier Bardem changes Penélope Cruz for Charlotte Gainsbourg at the opening of the festival

The great European date with cinema has arrived, the 72nd Cannes Film Festival It inaugurates its red carpet with an authentic parade of stars in which figures such as Julianne Moore, Eva Longoria and Javier Bardem have posed. The Spanish, however, has not appeared accompanied by his wife, Penelope Cruz, but by the French actress Charlotte Gainsbourg, with whom he participated in the opening ceremony. The film chosen to open the festival has been ‘The dead do not die’, a Hollywood production under the direction of Jim Jarmusch. The great protagonists of this film have not been lacking, Bill Murray, Adam Driver or Tilda Swinton, but special attention has grabbed the singer and former Disney girl Selena Gomez.

Ahead, more than ten days of cinema in which you can see proposals of all kinds. As for the Spanish presence at the festival, the participation of Pedro Almodovar, who will compete for the sixth time to win the coveted Golden palm, an award that still resists him, with his autobiographical film ‘Pain and Glory’. Of course, the faces will have to be seen, among others, with Tarantino himself, who arrives at the Cannes Festival with his latest film, ‘Once upon a time in Hollywood’, a tape with Leonardo Dicaprio and Brad Pitt as great protagonists. Do you want to discover how the first red carpet of Cannes 2019? Click in the gallery! | [LEER MÁS: Don Juan Carlos y doña Sofía, los 5 momentos que nadie esperaba antes de su aniversario]