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Five unforgettable moments of the Cannes film festival


The "Tiny Dancer" singer fought back tears as the crowd cheered the high-energy picture and it was waterworks again when the on-screen Elton, British actor Taron Egerton, tried to describe his feelings about playing the pop legend.


Spain's most acclaimed director Pedro Almodovar reunited with two stars from his early films, Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz, for his stunner of a Cannes contender, "Pain and Glory".


Abortion rights activists joined by a group of female stars led by Cruz, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Spanish actress Rossi de Palma and French director Claire Denis seized the Cannes spotlight for a pro-choice demonstration.


Sand Van Roy, whose rape allegation against French film mogul Luc Besson was dropped in February for lack of evidence, walked up the vaunted steps with the words Stop Violence Against Women tattooed on her back, next to a raised-fist feminist symbol.


Critics overwhelmingly dismissed Abdellatif Kechiche's "Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo", an ode to pole dancing and women's derrieres, as a pointless jiggle fest that exploited its female cast.


Sand Van Roy, whose rape allegation against French film mogul Luc Besson has been dropped for lack of evidence, walked the red carpet with the words Stop Violence Against Women tattooed on her back






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