The time has finally arrived. In what is possibly one of the most anticipated world film debuts at Cannes, The DaVinci Code will have its first screening tonight at the Cannes Film Festival. The movie is especially of interest in France, as it features high-profile scenes set at Le Louvre. Starring Tom Hanks and directed by Ron Howard, this movie's based on the bestselling Dan Brown book is destined to be a blockbuster.
You can also see Cannes Film Festival 2006 opening day photos in a gallery on the About Cruises site. The guide, Linda Garrison, was in port this morning as crews put the finishing touches on the city and the festival grounds.
The World/Independent Film site features a blog about the Cannes Film Festival opening day, featuring a run-down of some of the films in competition.