Cannes Hangover: Jake Gyllenhaal, Sienna Miller, Paul Allen’s Yacht and the Best Party Scenes of 2015 (Photos)

Cate Blanchett, Duchess Sarah Ferguson, Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves among festival’s biggest stars in Wrap’s Party Report

Last Updated: May 26, 2015 @ 4:31 PM

If you did not pack high heels or the correct type of tuxedo (bowties only, no regular ties), then 2015 film festival was “No Cannes Do For You.”

From secret screenings to jam-packed appearances by Hollywood royalty and British royalty, Here’s The Party Report’s tour through the best parties at the Cannes Film Festival.

Georgina Chapman squates for a chat with Duchess Fergie at amfAR on Thursday night, as Zoe Kravitz, Marion Cotillard, and Michael Fassbender wrangle some paperwork.  (Sarah Ferguson)

Georgina Chapman squates for a chat with Duchess Fergie at amfAR on Thursday night, as Zoe Kravitz, Marion Cotillard, and Michael Fassbender wrangle some paperwork. (Sarah Ferguson)

What’s the best way to keep an advance screening of a hot Jake Gyllenhaal movie leak-proof and crasher free? Screen it at sea.

The Weinsteins revealed “Southpaw,” which is already an early Oscar contender, on a yacht Friday night. VIPs like Adrien Brody, who The Party Report last spotted at the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight in Vegas, Michelle Rodriguez, models Adriana Lima and Jourdan Dunn.

Mary J. with the boxer on Friday night. (Getty Images)

Mary J. with the boxer on Friday night. (Getty Images)

“I love this film,” festival director Thierry Fremaux  told the crowd. Gyllenhaal was actually the fest’s jury, creating a conflict of interest for a festival slot.

Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara’s performances were not the only popular thing about “Carol.”  Their party at Baoli Beach for Todd Haynes’ love story drew strong.

Blanchett and Mara; Haynes and costume designer Sandy Powell. (Getty Images)

Blanchett and Mara; Haynes and costume designer Sandy Powell. (Getty Images)

The transformation from restaurant to Riviera chic lounge had more crashers out front trying to get in than any other night.

A few nights later in the same place, “Sicario” (hitman) was the name on everyone’s hit list.

Festival juror Sienna Miller with Camila Alves and Naomi Watts at the

Festival juror Sienna Miller with Camila Alves and Naomi Watts at the “Sea of Trees” party. (Getty Images)

It felt a bit more Mexican Riviera than French Riviera at the same spot.  Fajitas and chili con carne by the sea refueled the “Sicario” crowd, importing the flavor of the Mexican drug cartel film.

Emily Blunt channeled Mexico by ditching her heels and going barefoot, before a handler got her some sandals.

Josh Brolin was also on the move, emerging from the VIP to mingle, escaping the french security guards around Cannes that Chris Ryan once noted all look like Bond villains.

The through line at these high end bashes was Le Grand Fizz, a souped up summer recipe of Grey Goose’s awards season cocktail program as they hosted several of the top film parties.

Gus Van Sant and Megan Ellison may have been driven to the bottle by the boos for

Gus Van Sant and Megan Ellison may have been driven to the bottle by the boos for “The Sea of Trees”. (David M. Benett/Getty Images)

It’s France. They have the French flag right there on the bottle. This should not be surprising.

De Grisogono founder Fawaz Gruosi flanks new director Natalie Portman at the jeweler's Tuesday night bash at the du Cap.  (David M. Benett/Getty Images)

De Grisogono founder Fawaz Gruosi flanks new director Natalie Portman at the jeweler’s Tuesday night bash at the du Cap. (David M. Benett/Getty Images)

The parties came in all sizes, from intimate restaurant bashes like IMDB’s and Savannah College of Art and Design’s “Ovation for Oscar” to the luxury line bashes.

IMDB - Col Needham Robin Bronk Cannes Party

The Creative Coalition’s Robin Bronk,”Everest” producer Lauren Selig, and Jenny Jacobi join IMDB founder Col Needham (right) at Mantel.

Delavigne and Didier Drogba, emblematic of the mix of cross-industry celebrity at Cannes. (Getty Images)

Delavigne and Didier Drogba, emblematic of the mix of cross-industry celebrity at Cannes. (Getty Images)

Global soccer star Didier Drogba made the scene in Cannes, typifying the international, cross-industry celebrity stew at the festival. This was just days before his teammates would carry him off the field in his final game for Chelsea back in England on Sunday, May 24.

 (Michael Regan/Sunderland AFC via Getty Images)

(Michael Regan/Sunderland AFC via Getty Images)

SCAD toasts the Palais screening of

SCAD toasts the Palais screening of “Ovation For Oscar’, a doc about the fashion designer, not the statue. (Luca Teuchmann/Getty Images for SCAD)

Two big bashes went head-to-head as Emily Blunt, Rachel Weisz and Sienna Miller were amongst honorees at Calvin Klein’s celebration of women in film.

Calvin Klein Cannes Party Cara Delavigne Walking in Glass

Left: The Calvin Klein scene. Right: That is not a maligned french to english translation of Cara Delavigne’s name in lights. It was the de Grisogono “Divine in Cannes” decor. (Getty Images)

Haim, who have been everywhere in the last month from radio station pop concerts in Carson to the Calvin Klein villa, played at the bashas

Others took boats out to Paul Allen’s “Bollywood” themed party on his yacht, Octopus.

Paul Allen Yacht Party Cannes 2015 - Bollywood Dancer, Arrivals

Paul Allen (2nd from left) played guitar. (Instagram photo credits clockwise from top left: BollingerAmber, SusanRockefeller, Philly_Walsh)

The Bond villain clones there would have smashed any overt amateur photography of guests Leonardo DiCaprio, frequent sailor Adriana Lima, Cannes jury foreman Ethan Coen, John C. Reilly or Amy Poehler, but they could not stop Instagram.

The last of the big bashes was amfAR at the Hotel du Cap, raising $30 million dollars as 40 super models walked to the live sounds of Mark Ronson and DiCaprio’s own Banksy artwork got auctioned off 30 minutes away from the plebes on the Croisette.

It is the kind of crowd that makes Oscar caliber movie stars  poor by comparison.

Robin Thicke (with April Love Geary) and Richie Akiva at Akiva's 1Oak satellite in Cannes earlier in the week.

Robin Thicke (with April Love Geary) and Richie Akiva at Akiva’s 1Oak satellite at club Gotha in Cannes earlier in the week.

Richie Akiva’s after party in a villa has the crowd ushering the sun back in to the sky one more time in France before heading off to Monaco or retreating back to the U.S. to recover over the long weekend.

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