Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russian authorities had a “relaxed and unprejudiced” attitude towards LGBT people, but decisions about gender identity could only be made by adults and therefore minors need to be “left alone”.
Sir Elton John received the Legion of Honor, France's highest award and spoke alongside French President Emmanuel Macron to fund AIDS research and treatment, in the presidential Elysee Palace courtyard for an event of the annual Fete de la Musique.
The Moscow movie theater Pioner, noted for its adventurous programming, said it would ask for an original cut of Rocketman with Russian subtitles. But the theater said Sunday it had not received a response from the distributor.
Taron Egerton is an inspired choice to play the flamboyant rock star, and more than physical resemblance, the actor goes for capturing Elton's essence, as the film pans outside the studios to film his hits against settings that could have been a possible inspiration.
The third day at the Cannes International Film festival saw the premiere of films like Rocketman, Atlantique, Sorry We Missed You, The Shining and Pain and Glory. Here are all the photos from the prestigious event at the French Riviera.