Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix go public at Cannes Film Festival 2017

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara seen leaving Cannes in France (Picture: Splash News)

Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix have gone public with their rumoured romance, after being noticed holding fingers at Cannes.

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The 70th annual movie pageant noticed quite a lot of delights from Robert Pattison to Kirsten Dunst randomly breaking into tears, but it surely seems Cannes additionally noticed Rooney Mara’s and Joaquin Phoenix’s speculated romance taking the following step.

The pair had been seen on the closing ceremony, the place Phoenix bagged the coveted Best Actor award for his function in Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here.

Taking to the stage, he joked: ‘This was completely surprising, as you’ll be able to see from my sneakers.’

Later in a press convention he additionally referred to an different half, saying (by way of Vulture): ‘Before I got here right here, I informed my girlfriend it was going to be a very good expertise as a result of I used to be going to get crushed and that will be actually humbling.

Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix go public at Cannes Film Festival 2017

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara leaving Cannes (Picture: Splash News)

‘I believed it could be nice to know what it’s wish to be unanimously disliked. That was my expectation coming right here, so that is, um, higher.’

Rooney and Joaquin have a wealthy on-screen historical past, having each starred in Mary Magdalene and and 2013 sci-fi romance flick Her.

Metro.co.uk has reached out to Joaquin and Rooney’s reps for remark.

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