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    Cannes: Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Palme d'Or Contender ‘Wild Tales’

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North America and Australia/New Zealand rights to Damian Szifron’s Cannes Competition entry "Wild Tales," Variety reports. Pedro Almodovar is one of the film's producers. Indiewire's Eric Kohn called the film "an early contender for the Palme D'Or."

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    Cannes: A24 Acquires New Atom Egoyan Thriller 'The Captive' Starring Ryan Reynolds

    A24, in partnership with DirecTV, has acquired U.S. rights to Atom Egoyan's new thriller "The Captive," Variety reports. The film, which just screened for press at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival moments ago, stars Ryan Reynolds, Rosario Dawson, Mireille Enos and Scott Speedman. The film is competing ...

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    Cannes Review: An Aging Stripper Finds Love In Un Certain Regard Opener 'Party Girl'

    Amateur performer Angélique Litzenburger stars as a fictionalized version of herself, playing a 60-year-old bar hostess and cabaret performer stuck in the same cycle of recklessness that has weighed down on her for the duration of her life.

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    Cannes Review: Céline Sciamma's 'Girlhood' Is One of the Best Coming of Age Movies In Years

    The director's third feature confirms mastery over the coming-of-age drama, a genre too often reduced to its simplest ingredients.

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    Cannes Review: Why Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner,' Starring Timothy Spall, is a Masterful Biopic

    Watching "Mr. Turner," which premiered today at the Cannes Film Festival, one gets the sense that only a film artist like Leigh could apply such elegance to the uneasy state of another creative mind.

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    Cannes Jury President Jane Campion Calls Out the 'Inherent Sexism' in the Film Industry

    Jane Campion is the only female director to have ever won the Cannes Film Festival's most prestigious prize, the Palme d'Or (for 1993's "The Piano"). The prize is an honor she clearly holds in great esteem, having agreed to head this year's jury and having presided over the shorts jury in 2013. Stil...

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    Nicole Kidman Talks of Personal Lows and Professional Highs at 'Grace of Monaco' Press Conference in Cannes

    Nicole Kidman brought the glam to the 2014 Cannes Film Festival this afternoon at the press conference for the aptly glamorous opening night film, "Grace of Monaco," looking every bit the star that she is, and that she portrays onscreen as Grace Kelly. But like the drama, directed by Olivier Dahan (...

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    The 2014 Indiewire Cannes Bible: Every Review, Interview and News Item Posted During Run of Festival

    Stay up-to-date on the latest news out of Cannes. Check the 2014 Indiewire Cannes Bible throughout the day as our team on the ground files reviews, acquisition announcements, business analysis and interviews with both established and up-and-coming talent.

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    The Cannes Springboard: Here are 10 Actors to Watch Out For at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival

    If you want to trace the rise of Oscar Isaac, Adele Exarchopoulos, Tye Sheridan, and countless other name actors, all you have to do is take a look at past editions of the Cannes Film Festival. The event, a notorious hotbed for successful breakouts, kicks off May 14th this year, ushering in another ...

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    Exclusive: Cannes Artistic Director Thierry Fremaux Explains Why 'The Cinema Is Alive'

    Even the world's classiest movie theater can't rival the exclusivity of the Cannes Film Festival. Selectivity bleeds out of every pore of this chaotic showcase for world-class auteurs and newcomers alike, which begins its 67th edition on Wednesday. But the rarified circumstances of a Cannes selectio...

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