Uma Thurman
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Stars strut their stuff as the Cannes Film Festival opens

The 64th annual Cannes Film Festival has opened on the French Riviera, with the premiere of the new film by the American director Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris.

The gathered crowds and press were treated to a parade of stars on the red carpet, including Uma Thurman, Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas, and the 2011 jury president, Robert De Niro.