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Photos from the Cannes Film Festival, Day 8

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Kirsten Dunst poses on the red carpet before the screening of "Melancholia" at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, on Wednesday.

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Rolling Stones' guitarist Ron Wood and his girlfriend Ana Araujo on the red carpet for the screening of the film "Melancholia" at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

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Jodie Foster attends the "Melancholia" premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

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Actress Kiera Chaplin blows a kiss on the red carpet before the screening of "La Conquete" at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

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Dutch model Dousten Kroes returns fire on the red carpet before the screening of "La Conquete" at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

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Actress Milla Jovovich on the red carpet for the screening of the film "La Conquete" at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

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Model Eva Herzigova orders up a coffee on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

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French actress Elody Bouchez is your French Actress of the Day for her use of a high ledge overlooking a distant shore to embody the essential emptiness of our lives and remind us of the melancholy fact that suicide is our only escape.

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Famed director Roger Corman got up early and nabbed a great spot on the beach at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

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So did Peter Fonda!

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Kirsten Dunst at the photo call for the new Lars Von Trier movie "Melancholia" at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

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Charlotte Gainsbourg at the photo call for the new Lars Von Trier movie "Melancholia" at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

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Dapper British actor John Hurt at the photo call for "Melancholia" at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

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Actor Udo Kier poses at the photo call for "Melancholia" at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

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French actress Saida Jawad at the photo call for "La Conquete" at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

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Japanese director Naomi Kawase poses during the photo call for her film "Hanezu No Tsuki" at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

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Actress Uma Thurman at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

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Sean Penn arrives for a dinner organised by the Cinema For Peace foundation at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

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