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Video: Cannes 2014 Preview

Chaz Ebert offers film lovers a fantastic video preview of what's to come at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, including new films by David Cronenberg, Mike Leigh, Bennett Miller, and Steve James (with his "Life Itself," the adaptation of Roger Ebert's memoir). Shot by Scott Dummler, the video presents a great first taste of the coverage to come in the next few weeks as we report on Cannes from top to bottom. Enjoy.

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