Cannes 2022 Red Carpet: Tom Cruise, Julianne Moore, Viola Davis, and More (Photos)

The 2022 Cannes Film Festival kicked off May 17 with some of the world’s biggest stars and revered filmmakers in attendance.Opening night saw Julianne Moore, special Palme d’Or winner Forest Whitaker, and jurors Rebecca Hall, Deepika Padukone, Noomi Rapace, Asghar Farhadi, Ladj Ly, Jeff Nichols, and Joachim Trier, plus jury president Vincent Lindon, unveil “Final Cut,” the latest from Oscar winner Michel Hazanavicius.

As the Ukraine-Russia war continues, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky made a special guest appearance remotely via live video call.Wednesday’s buzziest event was the star-studded premiere of “Top Gun: Maverick,” as lead star, producer, and ultimate icon of “contemporary cinema” (according to Cannes festival director Thierry Fremaux) Tom Cruise graced the red carpet alongside Jon Hamm, Jennifer Connelly, Eva Longoria, Jerry Bruckheimer, Elle Fanning, and Kering’s Women in Cinema award winner Viola Davis.“Three Thousand Years of Longing” co-stars Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton

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