In pictures: Almodovar, Assayas and Brazilian film 'Aquarius' in Cannes

The Cannes red carpet was the scene of an unusual political protest as the cast and crew of the Brazilian film 'Aquarius' held banners denouncing the suspension of Dilma Rousseff as a "coup d'├ętat".

A member of the 'Aquarius' crew shows a T-shirt with the face of former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, who was suspended from office on May 12 as part of impeachment proceedings.

Spanish director Pedro Almodovar arrives with actress Adriana Ugarte for the premiere of 'Julieta', the story of a mother's search for her daughter presented in official competition.

The revered Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar poses with his cast at the top of the steps before the screening of 'Julieta'.

Cannes being Cannes, attention quickly shifted from film to the glitz and glamour of supermodels, such as Hungarian beauty Barbara Palvin pictured here.

Chilean model and actress Carolina Parsons turned heads as she posed in a voluminous ball gown.

Adriana Lima hit the red carpet in a stunning floor-length white dress with black lace detailing.

American actress Kristen Stewart was back on the red carpet for the premiere of 'Personal Shopper', a movie by French director Olivier Assayas presented in official competition.

French filmmaker Olivier Assayas and his cast pose before the premiere of 'Personal Shopper'. FRANCE 24's film critics report that the film was - rather unfairly - booed during its press screening.

American actress Riley Keough, Elvis Presley's grand-daughter, walks the red carpet to attend the 'Personal Shopper' premiere.

Danish-American actor Viggo Mortensen and the cast of 'Captain Fantastic' are in Cannes to promote their movie, the only title from the Sundance festival selected for the official Cannes lineup this year.