The 69th Cannes Film Festival opened on Wednesday at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in the French Riviera town. Actors and directors across the globe dazzled the red carpet with their glamorous appearances. Bollywood actor Mallika Sherawat, whose film Time Raiders has been selected for the festival, wore an off-shoulder Georges Hobeika gown which she paired with a diamond neckpiece from Maison Mellerio for the opening ceremony. American director Woody Allen (C) with the cast of his film Cafe Society that premiered at the French Riviera: Jesse Eisenberg (L), Kristen Stewart (2L) and Blake Lively (2R).Still Alice star Julianne Moore stunned all in an intricate black gothic ensemble. The dress was covered with silver and gold shimmering whirls, going up to her chest into the shape of two cobras. (American actor Anna Kendrick arrived on the opening day to promote Trolls, a comedy featuring optimistic trolls being threatened by pessimistic Bergens. L-R) Actors Julianne Moore, Susan Sarandon and Naomi Watts pose for shutterbugs at the red carpet of the gala, which will conclude on May 22.Fashion designer, model and singer Victoria Beckham sported a no-fuss look as she attended the screening of the film Cafe Society at the film festival on Wednesday.