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Director and jury president Steven Spielberg acknowledges applause during the opening ceremony ahead of the screening of The Great Gatsby at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Gallery: Film festival opens at Cannes

May. 15, 2013 @ 06:00 PM

The Cannes Film Festival got off to a blockbuster start, as Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" opened on a soggy French Riviera. Amid heavy rain, dancing flappers and starts flocked down the red carpet Wednesday night.

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