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Cannes 2015: Emmanuelle Bercot's 'La Tete Haute' to open festival
Cannes 2015: Emmanuelle Bercot's 'La Tete Haute' to open festival

French actress and filmmaker Emmanuelle Bercot's coming-of-age drama "La Tete Haute" will open the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on May 13, marking the first time since 1987 that a female director's film will open the proceedings, organizers announced Monday. Bercot's film follows a juvenile delinquent (Rod Paradot) from childhood to adulthood; Catherine Deneuve, Benoit Magimel and Sara Forestier costar. ------------ For the Record April 13, 2:46 p.m.: Due to an error in the organizers' original announcement, a previous version of this post said Bercot would be the first female filmmaker ever to open the Cannes Film Festival. Diane Kurys' "A Man in...

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