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La Vie d'Adele wins at Cannes

A Cannes jury led by Steven Spielberg has chosen sexually-explicit lesbian love story La Vie d'Adele, or Blue is the Warmest Colour, as the winner of the film festival's prestigious Palme d'Or.

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Stars arrive for The Great Gatsby premiere in Cannes

The stars of the Baz Luhrmann film The Great Gatsby are arriving at its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.

The 3D adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's novel, which stars British actress Carey Mulligan, is opening the festival in the South of France.

Leonardo DiCaprio who plays the lead role joins the British actress Carey Mulligan and director Baz Luhrmann. Credit: Briquet-Hahn-Marechal/ABACA/Press Association Images

Speaking about the event Leonardo DiCaprio said "Every time I go to Cannes, it feels like I'm entering the helicopter scene in La Dolce Vita. It's an insane experience".

"The entire town is turned into a red carpet. Every hotel is a premier. But at the same time, it is the Mecca for the world to celebrate film-making and bold film-making."

Isla Fisher poses for photographers in Cannes Credit: Briquet-Hahn-Marechal/ABACA/Press Association Images
Tobey Maguire with Carey Mulligan and Leonardo DiCaprio Credit: Briquet-Hahn-Marechal/ABACA/Press Association Images

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