Celebrities were expected to pour into Cannes on Saturday to mark the final
hours of this year’s film festival.
They were preparing for a glittering closing ceremony to honour one of 19
films vying for the Palme d’Or award.
Contenders for the Palme d’Or include 2046, by acclaimed Hong Kong director
Wong Kar-wai, French movie Look at Me, Emir Kusturica’s Life is a Miracle, and
The Motorcycle Diaries, a Brazilian film about Che Guevara.
Hollywood contenders include the animation Shrek 2 and The Ladykillers
starring Tom Hanks.