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Cannes’ famous Croisette lights up the night

May 16, 2009

cannes-croisetteHere at the Cannes film festival along the world famous Croisette, which is not unlike a seaside boardwalk in the U.S., a sort of circus atmosphere lights up the night as tourists stroll along the beachside walkway. Posh hotels, designer boutiques and restaurants border the Croisette and its adjacent boulevard. Artists and street performers work the crowds that come out to see film stars who are here to attend the festival. Movie companies advertise their upcoming films, and industry pros take a break from business to schmooze a little. A nighttime view is pictured above, and for a video look, click below:

And to read some of our early stories from Cannes, click below:

Jane Campion

Martin Scorsese

Lou Ye’s banned Chinese Film

Opening Night

Disney/Pixar’s Up

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