Slideshow: Robert Pattinson steals limelight on Cannes red carpet

British actor Robert Pattinson, adored by teenage girls around the world for his role as a vampire with heart in the "Twilight" series, is in Cannes for the screening of his latest film, "Good Time", in which he plays a New York bank robber.

"Good Time" was directed by brothers Josh and Benny Safdie, seen here about to climb the Cannes steps alongside the film's star Robert Pattinson (Benny is on the far right, Josh in the centre).

Hysterical cries rang out across the Croisette as Robert Pattinson made his appearance on the red carpet, with teenage fans massed around the Palais des Festivals rushing to capture a picture of their idol.

The stars and directors of "Good Time" pose for the cameras before the film's screening. The crime thriller was well received by critics.

The Malian singers Amadou and Mariam are all smiles as they walk the red carpet as the loudspeakers play tracks from their critically-acclaimed album "Dimanche à Bamako" ("Sunday in Bamako").

Ukrainian filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa is in Cannes to present his latest film, "A Gentle Creature". This near two-and-a-half-hour-long film about a woman in search of her prisoner husband is screening in official competition.

The cast and crew of "A Gentle Creature" pose at the top of the steps after the film's premiere. The movie failed to excite many of the critics and some festival goers even fell asleep during the press screening.

The French filmmaker and photographer Raymond Depardon poses on the red carpet, camera in hand. The veteran documentarian is in Cannes for the screening of his new film, "12 Jours" ("12 Days").

French actor Gérard Jugnot arrives for the premiere of the new season of "Twin Peaks".

Director and 1990 Palme d'Or winner David Lynch, is in Cannes for the screening of the first two episodes of the third season of his cult series "Twin Peaks".

American actor Kyle MacLachlan reprises his role as agent Dale Cooper in the new incarnation of "Twin Peaks", 27 years on from the release of the show's first episode.

The cast of "Twin Peaks" pose on the steps with David Lynch ahead of the premiere. The new series has been described as being "as disturbing and strange as the original".