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Cannes 2014: 'Grace of Monaco' opening more awkward than regal
Cannes 2014: 'Grace of Monaco' opening more awkward than regal

Cannes Film Festival opening nights are glitzy affairs, with movies like “The Great Gatsby,” “Up” and “Midnight in Paris” premiering to the requisite tuxedoed fanfare in recent years. On the surface, the same seemed to apply to the kickoff of this year’s edition Wednesday night, as Nicole Kidman’s much-awaited, somewhat-delayed Grace Kelly biopic, "Grace of Monaco" had its world premiere at a splashy event just a few miles from where the real-life princess’ story took place. Yet the evening had an added element not normally found at Cannes opening nights: awkwardness. A strange mood hovered over the screening of...

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