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Steven Spielberg, the Oscar-winning director, will head the jury of the Cannes Film Festival, the festival announced on Thursday. The 66th Cannes Film Festival will take place from May 15-26 of this year. The Oscar-winning director, fresh off the success of his epic "Lincoln," said in a prepared statement: "My admiration for the steadfast mission of the Festival to champion the international language of movies is second to none. The most prestigious of its kind, the festival has always established the motion picture as a cross cultural and generational medium." »


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