NEWS OF THE WEEK: Johnny Depp receives seven-minute standing ovation at Cannes
The 59-year-old actor reportedly held back tears during a lengthy applause for his performance as King Louis XV. The Pirates of the Caribbean star waved to the audience from the balcony of the Palais Theatre, seemingly taken aback by the response. The film's director and star, Maiwenn, also broke out into tears from the response. "I want to share this moment with my lover, with my producer, with Le Pacte," she told the audience, before adding the production was "difficult to finance".