It's the place where the Hollywood's finest let their hair down.
The formality you'll find at the Oscars seems to evaporate the moment A-listers like Brad Pitt, Sharon Stone and George Clooney arrive on the Croisette.
Maybe it's the heady sea air or the thought of treading in Brigitte Bardot's footsteps.
But you'll often find the screen heavyweights dancing on the red carpet or pulling a funny face as they mingle with glamorous friends.
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