TORONTO, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Telefilm Canada proudly announces three Canadian films in competition at the 67th Festival de Cannes (May 14 to 25, 2014). The films are David Cronenberg's MAPS TO THE STARS, Xavier Dolan's MOMMY and Atom Egoyan's THE CAPTIVE. This marks the most Canadian films that have screened in competition in the same year.
"This year's Cannes festival is truly a monumental occasion for Canadian filmmakers," said Carolle Brabant, Executive Director of Telefilm Canada. "This is the strongest presence we've ever had, and a true testament to the exceptional vision and tremendous artistry of our country's filmmakers. Canadians should feel very proud."
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