- Associated Press - Friday, May 23, 2014

CANNES, France (AP) - The Associated Press is all over the Cannes Film Festival - from its glitzy premieres to the celeb parties and quirky moments in between. Here’s what reporters have seen and heard:

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LOOK OF THE DAY: UMA THURMAN

A ravishing Uma Thurman wowed the crowd at Cannes‘ “Clouds of Sils Maria” premiere in a canary yellow custom-made Atelier Versace couture gown in silk cady and chiffon.

The gathered waist and separate trains, which blew in the breeze, gave the gown a classical, timeless vibe - but the psychedelic color gave it an edgy lift.

Thurman is in Cannes for the 20th anniversary celebration of “Pulp Fiction,” which won Palme D’Or in 1994. She walked the red carpet with Quentin Tarantino and John Travolta.

The “Pulp Fiction” red carpet reunion, in which Tarantino danced in front of paparazzi, almost upstaged the entrance of the actresses in the Olivier Assayas film, starring Kristen Stewart and Juliette Binoche. Stewart showed up in a glittery sleeveless jumpsuit.

-Thomas Adamson - http://Twitter.com/ThomasAdamsonAP

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DESIGNERS SET UP SHOP

Cannes is about so much more than film: It’s also the world’s premier fashion festival.

A-list actresses like Nicole Kidman and Marion Cotillard work 12 days-worth of red carpet dressed to the nines in the latest designer creations.

Luxury houses aren’t stupid - they know all too well the brand image benefits of a Cannes presence.

And now, luxury houses have started to colonize top hotels on the Croisette with pop-up stands.

The Martinez is currently home to dozens of brands such as Pucci, Armani, Valentino and Bulgari - all installed in real suites only for the length of the festival.

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