Zombies, many zombies. Invasion at the Cannes Film Festival - TSF

Zombies, many zombies. Invasion at the Cannes Film Festival - TSF

The red broom extends from this Tuesday on the waterfront of Cannes, the famous Croisette. It is the start of the most famous film festival in the world.

In competition for the Golden Palm will be 21 feature films. Candidates include Tarantino's new films, Pedro Almodovar, Terrence Malick, Jim Jarmush and a film shot in Portugal.

The opening film is Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead", which features Bill Murray, Steve Buscemi, Tom Waits, Iggy Pop and many zombies. The premiere in Portugal is scheduled for June 20.

The festival ends on the 25th and the official jury is chaired by the Mexican Alejandro González Iñárritu. The budget to produce the Cannes festival is 20 million euros.