The Kwid is the new Renault budget car, launched on Wednesday, is designed to conquer India. Its price is 300,000 rupees or 4,000 euros.
Both are leading film makers in Chinese. Both are vying for the Golden Palm at the 68th Festival.
Malaysia and Indonesia have announced Wednesday they would no longer turn away boat people.
China is negotiating a military base in the strategic port of Djibouti, an historic development that would see the US and China each have bases in the small nation that guards the entrance to the Red Sea and the Suez Canal.
A Frenchman on death row in Indonesia for drug convictions has had the start of his appeal postponed to 13 May, meaning he may be spared the firing squad for some time.