PHOTOS Cannes Film Festival won't take place this year in 'its original form'

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Cannes Film Festival won't take place this year in 'its original form'

Xinhua

15:08, April 19, 2020

Photo taken on April 18, 2020 shows the empty Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France. The Cannes Film Festival will not take place this year in "its original form" due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film festival, one of the largest in the world, was initially due to take place on May 12-23. (Photo by Serge Haouzi/Xinhua)

A beach is closed to the public in Cannes, France, April 18, 2020. The Cannes Film Festival will not take place this year in "its original form" due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film festival, one of the largest in the world, was initially due to take place on May 12-23. (Photo by Serge Haouzi/Xinhua)

Photo taken on April 18, 2020 shows an empty street in Cannes, France. The Cannes Film Festival will not take place this year in "its original form" due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film festival, one of the largest in the world, was initially due to take place on May 12-23. (Photo by Serge Haouzi/Xinhua)

Photo taken on April 18, 2020 shows an empty street in Cannes, France. The Cannes Film Festival will not take place this year in "its original form" due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film festival, one of the largest in the world, was initially due to take place on May 12-23. (Photo by Serge Haouzi/Xinhua)

A woman walks past a closed boutique in Cannes, France, April 18, 2020. The Cannes Film Festival will not take place this year in "its original form" due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film festival, one of the largest in the world, was initially due to take place on May 12-23. (Photo by Serge Haouzi/Xinhua)

Photo taken on April 18, 2020 shows the empty Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France. The Cannes Film Festival will not take place this year in "its original form" due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film festival, one of the largest in the world, was initially due to take place on May 12-23. (Photo by Serge Haouzi/Xinhua)

Photo taken on April 18, 2020 shows the empty Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France. The Cannes Film Festival will not take place this year in "its original form" due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film festival, one of the largest in the world, was initially due to take place on May 12-23. (Photo by Serge Haouzi/Xinhua)

Photo taken on April 18, 2020 shows an empty street in Cannes, France. The Cannes Film Festival will not take place this year in "its original form" due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film festival, one of the largest in the world, was initially due to take place on May 12-23. (Photo by Serge Haouzi/Xinhua)

Photo taken on April 18, 2020 shows an empty beach in Cannes, France. The Cannes Film Festival will not take place this year in "its original form" due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film festival, one of the largest in the world, was initially due to take place on May 12-23. (Photo by Serge Haouzi/Xinhua)

Photo taken on April 18, 2020 shows an empty street in Cannes, France. The Cannes Film Festival will not take place this year in "its original form" due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film festival, one of the largest in the world, was initially due to take place on May 12-23. (Photo by Serge Haouzi/Xinhua)

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