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Cannes film festival

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Cannes film festival


How do you book to go to the cannes film festival? is this something that can be done?.... or do you have to be famous???

All the best


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1. Re: Cannes film festival

Bonjour from Cannes

Hello Tammy

Re. booking rooms during the Film Festival,

basically , the same people and/or companies return each year.

You can always try -

through an agency or directly with the hotels -

one must remember that it is one of the world's biggest film business meetings each year apart from the official film competition.

The star names are brought in and out by the film companies according to their needs.

They are wheels in the machine

( but there are lots of other wheels and things that make the whole thing go around )

.. the moguls are the most important - and pay the bills !

The atmosphere is pretty unique if you like that sort of thing and

it is also hectic.

You might find it easier to find accommodation in somewhere like Juan les Pins - which is just minutes away by train from the Cannes railway station , which is a few minutes from the Festival Hall and La Croisette.

If several of you are coming, you could consider trying to rent a flat .

Weather-wise it can be brilliant or rotten - and hot or even quite cold.

Bon festival .


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2. Re: Cannes film festival

Alain is right - its not a trip to the movies for the public. Most people go to the festival to star spot from behind the crushbarriers and enjoy the fabtastic crazy atmosphere, fireworks and some. The films wil be out soon enough.

Details of accreditation process is here


To star spot check Nice Matin religiously as it tells you each day who is flying in and who is flying out., and which of the four grande dames (hotels) they are holed up in. Then follow the paparazzi with their stepladders and longtoms. Every star has to slip out for lunch and thats also where everyone gathers to spot - its a sport like fishing really.

Geat fun. Not to be confused with watching films.

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HI again..

Sorry I was replying in the sense of booking to obtain a room and NOT to attend events during the Festival.

Hence my reply ... " to go through and agency or contact the hotels directly "..

Good luck .


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