June 10, 2023

A perplexed Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart had been left with a seat dilemma on the 2023 Cannes Movie Competition.

Footage is circulating on social media of the celeb couple on the lookout for their seats, all while receiving a standing ovation on the business occasion.

Ford’s new film Indiana Jones and the Dial of Future was getting its world premiere screening at Cannes while the actor additionally obtained an honorary Palme d’Or award.

In a second captured by New York Occasions journalist Kyle Buchanan, Ford and his spouse of 10 years, Ally McBeal actress Flockhart, entered the room to a spherical of applause from the opposite visitors.

Calista Flockhart and Harrison Ford attend the “Indiana Jones And The Dial Of Future” crimson carpet in the course of the 76th annual Cannes movie pageant at Palais des Festivals on Might 18, 2023 in Cannes, France.
Marc Piasecki/FilmMagic

“Awkward second on the Indiana Jones premiere when Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart arrive at his seat and she or he realizes Cannes assigned her the row behind him,” Buchanan wrote in a tweet, seen by tons of of 1000’s of individuals.

His 35-second video reveals Ford and Flockhart enter the room, seemingly on the lookout for the seat with Flockhart’s title on it. They finally spot she’s been positioned straight behind Ford, and she or he proceeds to go round to take her seat.

Twitter person @lidia_rebel provided up a rational clarification to elucidate why the couple had been separated. “I do not wish to be that particular person however that is commonplace process at film premieres,” she wrote. “The actor’s accomplice seat is behind so all of the ensemble may be in the identical row in entrance.”

It seems to be regulation at Cannes because the forged and creators behind a film usually obtain a multiple-minute standing ovation on the finish of the movie, with forged members taking the adulation collectively. It has additionally led to the alleged “spitting” incident between Harry Types and Chris Pine on the Do not Fear Darling premiere in 2022.

Others who had been unaware of the custom weighed in with their very own ideas of separating an individual from their partner on the occasion. “How horrible,” one Twitter person wrote, whereas one other advised “they might’ve simply swapped the seats.”

Quite a lot of folks advised it was impolite of the occasion organizers, whereas others agreed with the sentiment to have the forged sitting collectively at a premiere.

Flockhart wasn’t left ignored behind Ford although, as one other clip shared on Twitter by Deadline Hollywood confirmed the actress standing and receiving a spherical of applause in the course of the occasion. Ford may be seen clapping his spouse too, and she or he locations a hand on him as she takes her seat once more.

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Future is the fifth film launched within the franchise, the primary since 2008’s Kingdom of the Crystal Cranium. It is due out in theaters on June 30, 2023.