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10 Cannes films that are actually worth watching


From Twilight stars seeking grown-up audiences to wrenching dramas about doomed romances, a look at the breakouts from the high-brow film festival

Last year’s Cannes International Film Festival awarded its coveted Palme d’Or grand prize to the polarizing, trippy Tree of Life and hosted the premiere of The Artist, which received a 20-minute standing ovation. This year’s festival, the 65th, saw the likes of Brad Pitt, Nicole Kidman, and Bill Murray descend on the Croisette. Will any of their films emerge as awards contenders? Here, 10 films to look out for from this year’s Cannes Film Festival:

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