Updated: Wed, 01 May 2013 14:30:00 GMT | By Tom Phillips
Cannes scandals: the film festival's history of controversy

1992 - Lundgren & Van Damme have a 'fight'



1992 - Lundgren & Van Damme have a 'fight' (© SNAP / Rex Features)
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  • 1968 - Festival ends early over May ’68 protests (© Traverso/RDA/Getty Images)
  • 1961 - Viridiana causes controversy (© Everett Collection / Rex Features)
  • 1960 - Catholic Church not happy about La dolce vita (© Everett Collection / Rex Features)
  • 1958 - political upheaval (© Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone/Getty Images)
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1992 saw the festival hit by fake controversy, when European action stars Dolph Lundgren and Jean Claude Van Damme were caught on camera having a fight. They admitted later that it was actually just a publicity stunt to promote their film Universal Solider.

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