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Competition in the movie business is cut-throat at the best of times, and even more so when it comes to Cannes.

Just take a look at the numbers: There are 20 films vying for the top prize, the coveted Palme D'Or; 20 films looking for the international recognition that winning the Un Certain Regard section of the festival could bring; nine films showing out of competition and 10 special screenings.

Few film festivals boast such imposing numbers for buyers: With 10,000 film industry professionals from 97 countries attending the Cannes Film Market, it's certainly one of the best places to get your film out there. Read full article »