Every major film festival has its own unique identity. Sundance is the cold-weather indie hub. Toronto is the people's festival, when one of the world's greatest cities transforms into a cinephile's playground. But, in terms of glitz, glamour, and all-out wackiness, the Cannes Film Festival takes the cake.
In fact, it's not even close.
The 67th edition isn't even halfway through and we've already seen a handful of indelible moments from the French Riviera. The festival's legendary boo-birds have reared their ugly heads to help stall any hopes of a Ryan Reynolds comeback; The Hunger Games clan took a break from filming to throw one of the parties of the year, and the fest's opening salvo Grace of Monaco was nearly laughed out of the country. Oh, and that's just the stuff they'll let us in on, because in Cannes, what happens on the yacht, stays on the yacht.
Just think: If so much action unfolded in only five days of this year's festival, imagine the madness from the last five decades. Do you happen to need a refresher? Perfect, because that's exactly what we're here for. So come take a walk with us down the legendary Croisette, as we recount the seven most unforgettable moments in the history of Cannes.