Stars Shine at Cannes

The stars were shining Wednesday as they arrived at the 64th Cannes Film Festival.

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CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 11: Actors Rachel McAdams and Michael Sheen attend the Opening Ceremony and "Midnight In Paris" Premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 64th Cannes Film Festival on May 11, 2011 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage) *** Local Caption *** Rachel McAdams;Michael Sheen;
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Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek pose in promotion of their movie, "Puss in Boots," a "Shrek" spinoff that's slated to premiere this November. Click through to see more scenes from the festival.
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Actress Uma Thurman was one of many celebrities who appeared for the first day of the Cannes Film Festival. The "Kill Bill" star will serve as a member of the jury alongside Jude Law and Robert De Niro.
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Lady Gaga stunned fans when she arrived at the film festival for a surprise performance, dressed in an outfit that looked like it was made from the red carpet itself.
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Adrien Brody poses at the festival. He is part of the all-star cast of "Midnight in Paris," and his role was described as "flashy" by The Hollywood Reporter.
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From left, actors Michael Sheen, Rachel McAdams and director Woody Allen arrive for the screening of Midnight in Paris and the opening ceremony, at the 64th Cannes film festival.
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Jude Law sports some seriously chic shades at the Cannes Film Festival. Law is slated to appear in "The Last Voyage of the Demeter," the story of the merchant ship that carried Dracula's coffin from Transylvania to England only to arrive at port with no survivors aboard, set to release later this year.
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Antonio Banderas gives the thumbs up while standing with Salma Hayek and her husband Francios-Henri Pinault as they arrive for the screening of Midnight in Paris.
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Jury member Uma Thurman and president of the jury Robert De Niro greet the stars at the opening ceremony of the festival.
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Models display creation by fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel as part of "Croisiere 2011-2012" presented near Cannes, ahead of the 64th Film Festival, Monday, May 9. The fashion show is followed by the screening of the film "The Tale of a Fairy" directed by Karl Lagerfeld.
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Salma Hayek poses on the red carpet in a champagne-colored number for the screening of "Midnight in Paris" at the film festival.
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Director Woody Allen and actors Owen Wilson and Rachel McAdams arrive in support of Woody's new romantic comedy, "Midnight In Paris," which will serve as the festival's opening film. "Midnight in Paris" will not show in competition.
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Jude Law, Uma Thurman and Robert De Niro at the festival. Law joins Thurman and De Niro on the film jury this year.
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In "Midnight in Paris," Owen Wilson plays a modern-day Hollywood script writer named Gil, who travels back in time to 1920s Paris in the era of Ernest Hemingway and Salvador Dali and other artists he's admired. Rachel McAdams plays his fiancee in the film.
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Director Woody Allen told reporters, "You know it's a big trap that thinking living in another time would be better," about his new movie, "Midnight in Paris," in which Owen Wilson plays a Hollywood scriptwriter who longs for the past.
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Actress Rachel McAdams poses at the 64th Cannes Film Festival. Actors Brad Pitt, Sean Penn and actress Angelina Jolie are all slated to walk the red carpet at the festival.
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Director Woody Allen at the 'Midnight In Paris' press conference at the festival. Last year, he premiered "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger," at the festival, starring Naomi Watts, Josh Brolin, Anthony Hopkins and Antonio Banderas, to mixed reviews.
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Actor Adrien Brody at the 'Midnight In Paris' press conference during the festival. He will next appear in "Splice," in which he and Sarah Polly play a pair of bio-engineers who learn the hard way about the dangers of mixing human DNA with other lifeforms, opening June 4.
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Rachel McAdams at the 'Midnight In Paris' press conference during the festival. The film will have a limited release in the US, starting May 20.
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Salma Hayek waves to the crowd at the 64th Cannes Film Festival. She wore a stunning red dress to promote her new movie, "Puss in Boots" at the festival.
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A very animated Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek promote "Puss in Boots" at the 64th Cannes Film Festival.
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Banderas kisses his charming co-star, Salma Hayek on the cheek. "I never pretended when I first went to Hollywood to be a guy from Oklahoma. I am what I am. And fortunately, the Spanish community in the United States has grown in the last 22 years that I have been there," Banderas told the <a href="http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/entertainment/celebrities/121625124.html"> Winnipeg Free Press</a> at the festival.
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Models display poppy yellow suits for the Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel fashion show near Cannes, ahead of the 64th Film Festival.
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Workers install the red carpet at the entrance of the Palais des Festivals before the opening of the 64th Cannes Film Festival.
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Actor Robert De Niro will serve as the president of the jury for the festival this year.
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