A look back at the golden era of the Cannes Film Festival, presented by Getty Images.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
Posted on May 22, 2017, at 5:19 p.m. ET
The Spice Girls pose for photographers in front of Cannes Martinez Hotel on May 11, 1997, during the 50th Cannes Film Festival.
Tourists lounge on the beach during Cannes in May 1998.
Model Heidi Klum poses in front of a Concorde jet after arriving for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Cannes.
NSYNC arrive at a promo party in Cannes to a crowd of fans and paparazzi.
The cast of the the 1996 film Trainspotting greet the press for a photo op.
Jim Carrey goofs off for the camera during the 1994 Cannes Film Festival.
The cast of Pulp Fiction sits for a group portrait during the 1994 Cannes Film Festival.
Film festival staffers lay out the red carpet as paparazzi capture the scene in 1995.
Liz Hurley and Hugh Grant arrive to the red carpet of the 1995 Cannes Film Festival.
Left: Guests arrive to the red carpet of the 1995 Cannes Film Festival. Right: Pamela Anderson and Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee share a kiss during the 1996 premiere of her film Barb Wire.
Johnny Depp and Benicio Del Toro are accompanied by Kate Moss to the premiere of their 1998 film Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
Left: Madonna arrives for the premiere of her 1991 film In Bed With Madonna.. Right: Leonardo DiCaprio and his grandmother arriving to the 1996 red carpet premiere of the film Kansas City.
Antonio Banderas poses during the 1995 photo call for his film Desperado.
Left: Will Smith smiles at the premiere of his film Wild Wild West in 1999. Right: Salma Hayek attends the amfAR party during the 1999 Cannes Film Festival.
Tyra Banks walks the catwalk at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Cannes Film Festival.
Arnold Schwarzenegger presents Terminator II during the 1991 Cannes Film Festival.
Jean Claude Van Damme throws a kick for the press at the Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes pool in 1993.
Frenzied photographers on La Croisette, Cannes' seaside promenade, attempt to snap photos of a group of women wearing bikinis in 1992.
Left: Keanu Reeves smiles at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival. Right: Mark Wahlberg attends the premiere of The Yards at the Cannes Film Festival.
Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman greet the paparazzi during the 1992 Cannes Film Festival.
Kenneth Branagh, Denzel Washington, and Emma Thompson on the red carpet at the premiere of their 1993 film Much Ado About Nothing.
Jeff Goldblum shoots a picture of Holly Hunter among photographers during the 1999 Cannes Film Festival.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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