The audience gave the famous actor an extremely warm reception Johnny Depp at the premiere of the film “Jeanne Du Barry” at its inception Cannes festival. It’s the Hollywood star’s return to the red carpet after the high-profile trial with his ex-wife, Amber Heard.

Depp was especially moved as the audience erupted into a sustained seven-minute standing ovation for his performance as King Louis XV.

I want to share this moment with my lover, with my producer, with Le Pacte“, said the director and star of the film, Maiwen Le Besco. “It was a production that was difficult to finance…and I want to share this moment with my whole team“, he said.

It is noted that in “Jeanne du Barry” Maywen plays Madame Dupari, the great love of the French King. Depp arrived at the festival dressed in a black suit and purple sunglasses, and according to Variety he spoke to the thousands of fans waiting for him at the Palais des Festivals holding up signs and chanting his name.

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However, the appearance of the famous actor in Cannes has caused strong reactions due to allegations of abuse that came to light during the trial.

In my life, I have only one rule that is freedom of thought and freedom of speech and action within a legal framework“, said the artistic director of the festival, Thierry Fremaux, about the presence of the actor in Cannes. “If Johnny Depp had been banned from a movie, or if the movie had been banned, we wouldn’t be here talking about it“, he said.