Everything’s larger than life in this place.
A magnum of rose isn’t enough – it has to be a jeroboam. You don't just get a Formula I driver to present, he drives on stage in is F1 car. You don't have super-yachts, you have super-ships.
For all its ridiculousness Cannes is yet again a heady mix of incredible inspiration and ridiculous excess. It's a combination that seems strangely acceptable down here on the Riviera. Perhaps that's what inspired Matisse and Renoir all those years ago?
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