20 Impossibly Glamorous Photos from Past Years of the Cannes Film Festival
THE CAST OF DREAMGIRLS
Before baring her soul with her second visual album, Lemonade, Beyoncé – with costars Hudson (who went on to win the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress), Rose and Jamie Foxx – starred in the critically-acclaimed film Dreamgirls, which the group screened a preview of at the Cannes Film Festival.
KIRK DOUGLAS & BRIGITTE BARDOT
What a gentleman! The actor helped braid his Act of Love costar, French actress Bardot's hair while soaking up the sun on the beach in 1953.
Always one to light up a room with her smile, Diaz made her way into the premiere of her film Gangs of New York in 2002.
The legendary actress made her Cannes Film Festival debut in 1955 – the same event and year she would meet her future husband, Prince Rainier III.
Hello, handsome! Six years before scoring an Oscar for his role in Syriana, Clooney attended the 2000 premiere of O Brother, Where Art Thou at the festival.
Taylor was the epitome of elegance at the 10th Annual Cannes Film Festival in 1957, at which she donned mesmerizing statement jewelry.
JOHNNY DEPP & KATE MOSS
Blast from the past! Depp brought along then-girlfriend Moss as his date to The Brave premiere in 1997.
A feather-haired Douglas in 1979, premiering his film, The China Syndrome, which he produced and starred in.
DiCaprio was all smiles as he spoke with press before attending the cocktail party for his film Gangs of New York in 2002.
Streep posed in a pastel pantsuit at the 1989 festival, where she took home the best actress award for her role in A Cry in the Dark.
NATALIE WOOD & WARREN BEATTY
Glitz and glamour were at an all-time high in 1962 when Wood and Beatty attended the Cannes Film Festival.
In 1987, Princess Diana made her way to the festival, donning a powder blue bandeau chiffon dress with matching scarf by designer Catherine Walker (one of her favorites) – which was auctioned off for more than $90,000 in 2011.
PAUL NEWMAN & JOANNE WOODWARD
The married duo, who would go on to star in 10 studio films together, in a candid moment at the 1973 event.
Flawless! The actress got ready for her close-up at the 2005 premiere of the Woody Allen-directed film Match Point, which also starred Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Emily Mortimer.
Field attended the 1979 Cannes Film Festival, where she was awarded the best actress prize for her work in Norma Rae.
A bikini-clad Tate squeezed in some lounging time at the beach before hitting up the festival in 1968.
The timeless Italian beauty set a record at the 1955 Cannes Film Festival for being the most photographed woman at the event.
The ageless actress geared up for the Cannes premiere of her 1992 thriller Basic Instinct, which happened to be the festival's opening film that year.
Lady in red! The star opted for a striped red-and-white dress at the 2011 premiere of The Tree of Life.
Sarandon attended the 1978 festival, where she premiered her film Pretty Baby, which also served as Brooke Shields's big-screen debut.