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Indiana Jones premiere in Cannes: Harrison Ford tears his eyes as he receives a standing ovation


Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, the highly anticipated final installment in the beloved film series, had its world premiere at the 76th Cannes Film Festival. The film, which stars veteran actor Harrison Ford, is written and directed by James Mangold. The world premiere of Indiana Jones, held at Cannes 2023, was attended by the film’s main cast including Harrison Ford, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Mads Mikkelsen, Shaono Renée Wilson, Boyd Holbrook and Ethann Isidore, along with makers the film. .

Harrison Ford gets a tearful welcome when he receives a standing ovation

Prior to the premiere of the latest Indiana Jones movie at the 76th Cannes Film Festival, leading man Harrison Ford received a standing ovation for 5 minutes from the audience, as he received an honorary Palme d’Or for his contributions to cinema. The large gesture from viewers left the 80-year-old superstar extremely emotional, to the point where he was brought to tears.

“I was so touched. I was so touched by this. They say when you were about to die you see your life flash before your eyes, and I just saw my life flash before my eyes. A big part of my life, but not all of my life,” said the great actor who addressed the audience, as it was shown Clips from key acting moments. My life has been empowered by my beautiful wife Calista Flockhart, who has supported my passions and dreams. I am thankful. Thank you. And you know, I love you, audience, too. Thank you. I gave my life purpose and meaning, and I am grateful for that,” added the Indiana Jones star.

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About Indiana Jones movies

For the unprofessional, Harrison Ford first appeared as Indiana Jones in 1981’s Raiders of the Lost Ark, and later in 1984’s Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, 1989’s Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and Indiana Jones. Jones 2008 and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Steven Spielberg directed the first four parts of the film, while the fifth was directed by James Mangold.

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