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Cannes 2014: What's hotly tipped at film festival?

15 May 2014 Last updated at 00:02 BST

The Cannes Film Festival has now officially kicked off and over the next 11 days the 18 designated "in competition" pictures will be screened - each of them vying for Palme D'Or - the top festival accolade.

From the French Riviera Talking Movies' Tom Brook has been looking at the films in competition and investigating the mix of pictures.