In Cannes Film Festival official poster was used stills from Jean-Luc Godard’s 1963 film, Contempt (Le Mépris), in statementy, the fest said, “It’s all there. The steps, the sea, the horizon: a man’s ascent towards his dream, in a warm Mediterranean light that turns to gold. Cinema replaces our gaze with a world in harmony with our desires.”
The image was designed by Hervé Chigioni and graphic designer Gilles Frappier.
Cannes runs from May 11-22 with George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road) presiding over the jury.