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'Grace of Monaco' receives a muted opening-night reception
'Grace of Monaco' receives a muted opening-night reception

 A strange mood hovered over the Cannes Film Festival's opening-night ceremony Wednesday night, as the Grace Kelly biopic "Grace of Monaco" — or one of its versions, anyway — premiered to a muted response at an otherwise hoopla-filled event. In the Riviera region where much of the Kelly story took place, the glitzy trappings were everywhere. An elegant Nicole Kidman who stars in the film posed atop the red-carpeted steps of the Palais de Festivals in a manner that evoked Kelly. The French actor Lambert Wilson took the stage to greet Kidman and co-star Tim Roth as "Princess Nicole" and "Prince Tim," even breaking with Cannes politesse to enter the crowd and spontaneously dance with Kidman...

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