#MeToo will not affect Cannes, says Blanchett

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The inaugural session of the Indian Pavilion at the 71st International Cannes Film Festival was hosted by actor Sharad Kelkar. In her words, "Sabyasachi is the best we have, and he is creating an Indian and a few other global looks for me". The blazer gives her skin tone a wonderful shine, and she make up is kept to a minimum so that it does not steal the thunder from the fabulous velvet blazer.

"When I was in my twenties, I thought the more I tortured myself the more I would stay in character and the better the result would be".

"As far as I know, no one from Kazakhstan had previously entered the shortlist of Cinéfondation", Alshanova said shortly after her film was chosen by the organizers of the festival.

Cruz said that while she enjoyed working on "Everybody Knows" with Bardem, in which they play ex-lovers thrown together decades later, "it's not something that we plan on doing every two years".

Cruz and Bardem also co-star in Loving Pablo, in which he plays Pablo Escober and she plays his mistress, Virginia Vallejo. "That allows me to jump from reality to fiction". He doesn't have control over the language, he doesn't sleep, he was memorizing all of our dialogues.

The gala screening of "Everybody Knows" on Tuesday evening coincided with U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he was pulling of the worldwide 2015 nuclear deal with Iran - delivering a bittersweet moment for Iranians. "I hope so", Blanchett said.

Manish Malhotra is making his Cannes Film Festival debut this year and the ace designer says that being a movie lover since childhood, he is thrilled to be at the festival that captures "the generosity and glamour of the movies so beautifully".

Kangana had earlier told Times Of India, "I've been invited to accompany Smriti Irani (Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting) and Prasoon Joshi (Chairman, Central Board of Film Certification) at the India Pavilion at Cannes this year". I continue to hope he will be able to come.

Moore also said that she discussed the recent events with her family as her children were "very, very affected" by the things that happened in the industry. "This is something I have difficulty living with".