Home>News Center>Photo Gallery>Life

Cannes Film Festival kicked off
Updated: 2004-05-13 10:43

The 57th Cannes Film Festival opened Wednesday evening with Spanish director Pedro Almodovar's thriller, "La Mala Educacion." 18 movies are vying for the prestigious Palme d'Or prize. [file photo]

Chinese actress Gong Li, Indian actress Aishwarya Rai and French model Laetitia Casta (L-R) pose during red carpet arrivals on the first day of the 57th International film festival in Cannes, May 12, 2004. Spanish director Pedro Almodovar's Out of Competition film 'Mala Educacion' (Bad Education) is screened on the opening night of the film festival. [Xinhua/AFP]