The Palais des Festivals, the central hub of the Cannes Film Festival, a large bulwark of filmmaker-named halls and pristine movie screens, is about as close as you can get to a cinema temple. To enter, you should ascend pink-carpeted actions.
But in the earlier 16 months, Cannes’ Palais has not been home to the motion picture frenzy it hosts on a yearly basis. Last year’s festival was postponed, then canceled. The Palais, instead, was lined with clinic beds in the early months of the pandemic. Earlier this 12 months, it was turned into a mass-vaccination “Vaccinodrome.”
On Tuesday, the