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In photos: In Cannes, Soderbergh's Behind the Candelabra takes center stage

As the Cannes film festival rolls into its second week, we find Canadian content and plenty of star appeal with HBO's Candelabra.

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Actor Michael Douglas poses for photographers during a photo call for the film Behind the Candelabra at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 21, 2013.

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Douglas and co-star Matt Damon during a photo call for Behind the Candelabra, the true-life story of the flamboyant pianist Liberace and his young companion and chauffeur Scott Thorson. In the film, Damon plays the secret lover of Liberace (Douglas) at the height of his career.

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Steven Soderbergh, who directed Behind the Candelabra, poses for photographers. Soderbergh has spoken candidly in recent months of his frustration with the Hollywood system. Candelabra was originally intended to be a theatrical feature film, but wound up at HBO.

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Behind the Candelabra premiers on HBO and HBO Canada on Sunday.

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Get to know this face. Actor Oscar Isaac, the 33-year-old Juilliard-trained actor posing here for a portrait, has earned rave reviews for his portrayal as the lead role in the Coen brothers’ Cannes hit, Inside Llewyn Davis.

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Director and actress Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (second from the right) poses with cast member Celine Sallette (right) during a photocall for the film Un Chateau en Italie.

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Actor Alec Baldwin carries his wife Hillaria Thomas during a photo call for the film Seduced and Abandoned.

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Actress Sharon Stone living the life - on a yacht.

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More good times.

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Cast member Jamel Debbouze jumps really high during a photocall for the film Ne quelque part.

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Quebec director Chloe Robichaud, left, and producer Fanny-Laure Malo pose during a photo call for the Canadian film Sarah Prefere La Course.

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Actor Jean-Sebastien Courchesne poses during a photo call for the Canadian film Sarah Prefere La Course.

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