Cannes 2022: 10 Facts you must know about origin and shaping of the prestigious film festival


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The Cannes Film Festival is in its 75th edition

The 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival is underway and will run until May 25. There is a lot of waiting for movie lovers as different movies will compete in different competition categories and other titles will be shown as different parts. The part under the ear. In addition, the festive atmosphere is conducive to collaboration between filmmakers and provides an opportunity for new and emerging artists and technologists to exchange hands.

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Among the various celebrity photos from the ear that went viral on social media, let’s look back at the festival’s 74-year long history.

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– The Cannes Film Festival was born to directly challenge the Venice Film Festival. In 1938, the seeds of the Cannes Film Festival were sown when the Venice jury did not allow free hand to select the winners.

– In 1939, Italy and Germany refused to attend the first Cannes Film Festival due to tensions with democracies.

– The first Cannes Film Festival was never held due to the German-Soviet pact. However, the festival committee hosted a private screening of the only film screened at the festival, the first film in the competition, William Dettler’s The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

– Only in 1946, the official, first Cannes Film Festival was held.

– Due to competition from French and European competitors, the 1948 and 1950 editions of the Cannes were canceled.

– In the 1950s, the ear began to collect steam due to the presence of international celebrities such as Kirk Douglas, Sophia Loren and Pablo Picasso.

– In 1959, Cannes Film Market was made official. Until then, networking among film professionals was held secretly on the sidelines of the festival.

– Since its inception in 1947, the Cannes Film Festival has always been about fashion, just like film. Even today, there is no shortage of show-stopping fashion moments in the ears.

– Palme d’Or is the most prestigious award in the competition category each year. It was first offered in 1955.

– The legendary walk by the world’s top celebrities requires a 60-meter carpet for 24 steps, changed three times a day for the duration of the film festival.



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