Slideshow: Sofia Coppola, Kirsten Dunst at Cannes

French actor Vincent Lindon, winner of the Best Actor Award at Cannes in 2015, is back on the Croisette for "Rodin", a film in official competition in which he stars as the famous sculptor.

The cast of "Rodin" pose at the top of the Cannes steps following the film's premiere sporting somewhat downcast faces. The film has been largely panned by the critics and, during the press screenings, several festival-goers walked out before the end.

A delegation from the Paris bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, including the city's mayor Anne Hidalgo (3rd from right), on the red carpet before the premiere of Sofia Coppola's new film "The Beguiled".

Izabel Goulart, a Brazilian fashion model known for her work for Victoria's Secret, turned heads as she arrived on the red carpet.

Arnaud Lagardère, well known in France as the head of a vast media empire, arrives with his wife the Belgian model Jade Foret for the premiere of "The Beguiled".

Jermaine Jackson, one of the brothers of the late King of Pop, was also in attendance for the premiere of "The Beguiled".

Russian model Irina Shayk walked the red carpet in a tight-fitting outfit made of thin black leather straps that left little to the imagination.

In a picture that will not please those who complain catwalk stars receive too much attention at Cannes, several sumptuously dressed supermodels pose on the festival steps, where film stars normally assemble to be snapped by photographers.

The American director Sofia Coppola, whose film "The Beguiled" is being screened in official competition, arrives on the red carpet with some of the movie's stars.

Stars of the TV series "Top of the Lake" pose on the red carpet, including the striking Gwendoline Christie (far left), best known for her role as an indomitable warrior in Game of Thrones.

Actress Kirsten Dunst is back in Cannes as one of the stars of "The Beguiled", which tells the story of a boarding school for girls during the American Civil War whose tranquility is shattered by the arrival of an injured officer.

Hollywood stars Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst and Colin Farrell pose at the top of the Cannes steps with Sofia Coppola before the premiere of "The Beguiled", "a film described as funny, impertinent and often quite beautiful by" France24.com's film critic.