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    The 15 Most Anticipated Films Of The 2014 Cannes Film Festival

    If movie twitter seems quiet in the next few days, replaced only by the distant sound of frantic packing, printers being cursed at for not spewing out boarding cards, and argumentative scheduling, that's because the world's movie press are in large part decamping to the South of France, because we'r...

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    Check Out This Telling Chart on Women Directors at Cannes Over the Past Decade

    The number of women directors who make it into the Cannes lineup is a source of yearly contention. And it makes sense. Over the past ten years, there's been virtually no consistent improvement in terms of women auteurs landing in the hallowed competition program. Un Certain Regard has gradually impr...

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    Jane Campion Close to Deal to Direct The Flamethrowers for Producer Scott Rudin

    We will see a lot of Jane Campion over the next two weeks as she chairs the jury in Cannes.

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    Megan Ellison Heads for Cannes with 'Foxcatcher,' Rebrands Her Foreign Sales Arm

    Heading into the Cannes International Film Festival -- which opens Wednesday with Nicole Kidman vehicle "Grace of Monaco"--producer-financier Megan Ellison (Oscar contenders "Zero Dark Thirty," "Her," "American Hustle") is launching Sony Pictures Classics' much-anticipated true murder drama "Foxcatc...

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    The 10 Films That Might Surprise or Shock Us at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival

    The 2014 Cannes Film Festival launches on Wednesday, and with it, comes a slew of films sure to shock, surprise and provoke, just as last year's Palme d'Or winner "Blue is the Warmest Color" did after world premiering at the event. Here are 10 films that could potentially follow suit.

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    Cannes Trailer Watch: Alice Rohrwacher's Le Meraviglie

    The trailer for Alice Rohrwacher's Cannes Competition entry "Le Meraviglie" is here. Rohrwacher is one of only two women up for the Palme d'Or this year. The film focuses on "the eldest daughter of a provincial bee-keeping family, whose summer is upended by the arrival of a young German boy and loca...

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    New Pics From Olivier Assayas' Cannes Competition Pic 'Clouds Of Sils Maria' Starring Kristen Stewart & Juliette Binoche

    While every day at the Cannes Film Festival is worth paying attention to, and though festivities kick off on Wednesday, it's next week when all the major high-profile films will get screened, with Olivier Assayas' "Clouds Of Sils Maria" showing on the last day. So until the verdict comes in, these s...

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    No Cannes Do - The Status of Women Directors at Cannes Over the Last Decade

    A look at how many women directed films have been in competitions over the last decade.

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    Watch: First Clip From Dardennes' Cannes Drama 'Two Days, One Night' Starring Marion Cotillard

    "That was one of my best experiences," Marion Cotillard tells the LA Times plainly about working with Luc and Pierre Dardenne on their upcoming "Two Days, One Night." "They offered me everything I had always wanted in a relationship between an actress and a director — well, two directors in that cas...

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    Watch: First Clip From Atom Egoyan's Cannes Thriller 'The Captive' Starring Ryan Reynolds Plus New Pics & Poster

    Can Atom Egoyan get his groove back? It has been a while since the director showcased the skill he brought to films like "The Sweet Hereafter" or "Felicia's Journey," and last weekend's "Devil's Knot" was another in a string of recent pictures that were tepidly received by both critics and the publi...

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