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Cannes Lineup: Veteran Auteurs, Newcomers and Awards Hopefuls; Who Missed the Cut?

Speculation about what would play at the 67th Cannes Film Festival (May 14-25) has been rampant. Well, now we know. Some movies that weren't finished or didn't make the cut will wind up in Venice or the fall film festivals. What we will see in the Official Selection of 49 titles (out of 1800 submissions) announced Thursday by Thierry Fremaux is a mix of established auteur perennials who keep coming back to competition lineup, year after year.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • April 17, 2014 9:33 AM
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What Are Grace Kelly's Best Films? We Give the Top Three to Hitchcock

Grace Kelly is having a comeback this year. The Weinsteins' "Grace of Monaco," starring Nicole Kidman, is opening Cannes. And a new six-film DVD collection is set to arrive later this summer, celebrating the quintessential icy blonde. Which leads us to ask: What are Kelly's best films?
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • April 1, 2014 1:26 PM
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Cannes Selects Opening Night Film: 'Grace of Monaco,' Starring Nicole Kidman

Olivier Dahan's Grace Kelly biopic "Grace of Monaco," starring Nicole Kidman, is set to open the 67th Cannes Film Festival on May 14.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 24, 2014 11:20 AM
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'Grace of Monaco' Director Fighting with Harvey Scissorhands Over Re-Edit: "They want a commercial film smelling of daisies"

Harvey Scissorhands is at it again. The latest tale of cuts, snips and re-edits comes from "Grace of Monaco" director Olivier Dahan, who isn't too happy about Weinstein's decision to re-cut the Grace Kelly biopic, starring Nicole Kidman. Dahan says that two versions of the film exist -- "his and mine."
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 18, 2013 1:48 PM
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Weinsteins Will Hold Nicole Kidman's 'Grace of Monaco' Until 2014, Out of 2013 Oscar Race

The Weinstein Company has opted to wait on "Grace of Monaco" and release the title in the spring, keeping it out of the already overcrowded 2013 Oscar season. Per the Hollywood Reporter, the film, which stars Nicole Kidman in the title role, needs more time to be completed.
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • September 24, 2013 12:06 PM
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WATCH: First Trailer for 'Grace of Monaco,' Starring Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly

A first trailer for "Grace of Monaco," starring Nicole Kidman as actress-turned-princess Grace Kelly, has landed.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • September 16, 2013 11:57 AM
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Harvey Weinstein Previews Awards Slate at Cannes

Harvey Weinstein took advantage of Cannes' many attendees to gather some of them together in order to tease TWC's upcoming films and get a head start on the next round of Awards season. That has been the modus operandi of The Weinstein in recent years, which had held more intimate affairs at swanky flats off the Croisette and today opted for a make-shift screening room.
  • By Brian Brooks
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  • May 17, 2013 5:02 PM
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