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'Maps to the Stars', 'Clouds of Sils Maria', and 'Foxcatcher' Among 2014 Cannes Lineup

April 18, 2014 (1:40 am) GMT
Robert Pattinson's film will compete for the coveted Palme d'Or prize along with Kristen Stewart's movie and Channing Tatum's flick which also stars Steve Carell.

Cannes Film Festival announces official selections for the upcoming 67th annual event. David Cronenberg's satire drama "" starring , Olivier Assayas' drama "" starring , and Bennett Miller's true-story pic "" starring and are among the competition lineup.

Also competing for Palme d'Or are a thriller "" led by , ' western drama "" that features and , and a movie about British painter J. M. W. Turner called "" as well as a biopic of French designer Yves Saint Laurent titled "".

The festival will be held from May 14 to May 25. It will open with "" which stars as actress-turned-princess Grace Kelly. In Out of Competition lineup, "" is joined by Chinese movie "" and France film "Les Gens du Monde".

Another Pattinson movie, "", is listed for Midnight Screening along with "" from Denmark and "The Target" from South Korea. In "The Rover", Eric () sets off on a hunt to find a gang of dangerous criminals who robbed his last possession.

2014 Cannes jury panel is headed by director Jane Campion. She is the first and only woman to have won the Palme d'Or, thanks to her brilliant work in "The Piano" in 1993. This year, Japanese director Naomi Kawase and Italian director Alice Rohrwacher are the two female finalists. They are recognized for their film "Deux Fenetres" and "La Merveille" respectively.

Approximately 1800 films are submitted to the Cannes this year. Complete list of the movies making to the final list can be found on the official website.

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