Moonrise Kingdom to Open the 65th Cannes Film Festival

Well this is exciting news. Word has come in that Moonrise Kingdom will open this year’s Cannes Film Festival on May 16th in the Grand théâtre Lumière of the Palais des Festivals. Last years festival opened with Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris. A prestigious premiere for Wes’ film, and the first time any of his films have played the festival, though the opening slot is an out of competition one. We’ll bring you reports from the festival when the film premieres, along with the always entertaining press conference.

Vive Le France!

(via IndieWire)

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