The Most Famous Film Premieres at Cannes Film Festival

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Pulp Fiction

Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman, directed by Quentin Tarantino, the film won the Palme d'Or at Cannes in 1994. It established Tarantino as an iconic filmmaker, relaunched John Travalota's career, and became a cult classic among cinephiles.

Moonrise Kingdom

Wes Anderson's coming-of-age drama stars Bill Murray and Edward Norton. It was the director's first film to screen at the festival in 2012 and explored the power of young love.

Midnight in Paris

In this Woody Allen film, Gil returns to the past where he spends time with Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemmingway and Juan Belmonte. The film stars Kathy Bates and Adrien Brody and premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.


The film is directed by Bong Joon-ho and premiered at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. It became the first Korean film to win the Palme d'Or. The film stars Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong and Choi Woo-shik.

Moulin Rouge!

In this Baz Luhrmann directorial, a writer visits Paris' most famous dance club and falls for the performer, Satine. The film stars Nicole Kidman and Natalie Mendoza. It premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.

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