Twitter would go into meltdown as people conjured up images of Joe Anderson sipping champagne on the Promenade de la Croisette
while on his mobile phone ordering the closure of libraries and SureStart centres.
The Promenade de la Croisette
is a 2 km long stretch along the coastline lined with expensive shops, restaurants, and hotels.
It is on the exclusive Promenade de la Croisette
that stretches a mile-and-a-half along the sea front, and is thronged by the rich and famous throughout the year.
The Carlton is one of Cannes' most prestigious hotels, located on the seaside Promenade de la Croisette
on the French Riviera.
Discover the treasures of Europe's ancient civilisations in Rome and Naples, climb the Rock of Gibraltar for views of the African coast and mingle with the chic and stylish on Promenade de la Croisette
Fans lined Cannes' iconic Promenade de la Croisette
on Wednesday for a glimpse of the star who plays Marylou in the relatively low-budget film, which was produced by Francis Ford Coppola.