Cate Blanchett stunned at the premiere of her new film Carol at the Cannes Film Festival, see the pics here.

The actress donned a voluminous strapless Giles Deacon gown which featured a modern print and layered bustle skirt.

To counteract the dramatic dress, she wore her hair pulled back in a simple upstyle, and accessorised simply with diamond studded earrings.

She posed alongside her Carol co-star Rooney Mara, who looked ethereal in a Olivier Theyskens for Rochas white gown, which had a cut-out halterneck and embroidered chiffon skirt.

Eva Longoria also impressed in a custom-made midnight blue Atelier Versace gown with a fishtail skirt.

Salma Hayek looked sensational in a purple, plunging neckline gown with an A-line silhouette.

Sienna Miller went for a gothic look in a Sonia Rykiel sheer star-print dress worn with a matching cape.

Poppy Delevingne donned a forest green long-sleeved gown with a deep V-neckline and circular embellishments.