The 2012 Cannes Film Festival from a different angle

1. The red carpet is soaked through with rain as guests attend the premiere of ‘Love’

The 2012 Cannes Film Festival from a different angle

2. Cast members Jean-Louis Trintignant and Isabelle Huppert arrive on the red carpet for the screening of the film Love, by director Michael Haneke

The 2012 Cannes Film Festival from a different angle

3. French model and actress – and soon-to-be-Bond-Girl – Berenice Marlohe attends the premiere of Love by Michael Haneke

The 2012 Cannes Film Festival from a different angle

4. Cheryl Cole seems to float above the red carpet at the ‘Amour’ film premiere, Cannes Film Festival

The 2012 Cannes Film Festival from a different angle

5. Cheryl Cole waves at the ‘Love’ premiere

The 2012 Cannes Film Festival from a different angle

6. Pete Doherty doffs his hat at the ‘Confession of a Child of the Century’ photocall

The 2012 Cannes Film Festival from a different angle

7. A worker clears rainwater from the red carpet prior to the arrival of guests for the screening of ‘The Hunt’

The 2012 Cannes Film Festival from a different angle

8. A snail is pictured on the red carpet during the 65th Cannes film festival

The 2012 Cannes Film Festival from a different angle

9. Demonstrators from a French feminist group protest on the red carpet against the dearth of female filmmakers at the festival

The 2012 Cannes Film Festival from a different angle

10. Keith Lemon (Leigh Francis) and Kelly Brook attend a photocall for ‘Keith Lemon The Film’ at the Martinez Hotel

The 2012 Cannes Film Festival from a different angle

11. Chris Rock and Ben Stiller pose during a photocall for the animated film Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted

The 2012 Cannes Film Festival from a different angle