Director and jury member Naomi Kawase arrives on stage during the opening ceremony ahead of the screening of The Great Gatsby at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 15, 2013. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP)
Gallery: Film festival opens at Cannes
May. 15, 2013 @ 06:00 PM
The Cannes Film Festival got off to a blockbuster start, as Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" opened on a soggy French Riviera. Amid heavy rain, dancing flappers and starts flocked down the red carpet Wednesday night.