Cannes Film Festival 2013

The 66th Cannes Film Festival kicks off Wednesday with a screening of “The Great Gatsby.” Steven Spielberg is this year’s jury president, and the jury includes actors Vidya Balan, Nicole Kidman, Daniel Auteuil and Christoph Waltz, and directors Ang Lee, Cristian Mungiu, Lynne Ramsay and Naomi Kawase. Here are a few of the films that will be presented at the festival, which concludes May 26.

'The Bling Ring'

In this drama based on real events, a group of fame-obsessed teens growing up in Southern California celebrity culture begin burglarizing stars' homes. With Emma Watson, Katie Chang, Taissa Farmiga and Israel Broussard. Written and directed by Sofia Coppola.

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'Fruitvale Station'

A drama based on the true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old unarmed black man who was killed by a transit policeman at a BART station in Oakland, Calif. With Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer and Melonie Diaz. Written and directed by Ryan Coogler.

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'Behind the Candelabra'

A drama chronicling the unconventional and contentious relationship between Liberace and his cocaine-addled, much-younger lover, Scott Thorson. With Michael Douglas and Matt Damon. Directed by Steven Soderbergh.

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'The Great Gatsby'

In the Roaring '20s, a Midwestern writer is drawn into the world of New York City's upper crust, including his socialite cousin, her philandering husband, and an enigmatic, party-throwing playboy. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan and Joel Edgerton. Directed by Baz Luhrmann.

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'Inside Llewyn Davis'

A singer-songwriter tries navigates New York's folk music scene in the 1960s. With Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman and Garrett Hedlund. Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.

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An aging man thinks he's won a sweepstakes prize and wants to travel from Montana to Nebraska to claim his winnings, so his estranged son goes along for the ride to keep him out of trouble. With Bruce Dern and Will Forte. Directed by Alexander Payne.

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'As I Lay Dying'

An adaptation of William Faulkner’s novel about a family that sets out to fulfill their mother’s final wish about where she should be buried. With James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson, Danny McBride and Logan Marshall-Green. Directed by Franco.

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'Le Passe (the past)'

An Iranian man leaves his French wife and two children and returns to his homeland. She starts a new relationship and asks him for a divorce. With Berenice Bejo and Tahar Rahim. Directed by Asghar Farhadi.

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