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American actors and directors projected to shine at Cannes
American actors and directors projected to shine at Cannes

Seventy years ago next month, the Americans made a historic landing in France. They're at it again. At this year's Cannes Film Festival, the prestigious and peculiarly French cinema gathering now underway, many of the hottest titles don't come from an obscure group of Europeans, as they have so often before. Instead they arrive from more familiar faces, including one of Hollywood's biggest heartthrobs (Ryan Gosling)‎ and one of its most grizzled veterans (Tommy Lee Jones) making rare directorial efforts, plus star turns from comedy actors (Steve Carrell), teen pinups (Robert Pattinson) and action stars (Channing Tatum).‎ All of their movies will be —...

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