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Julianne Moore wins best actress at Cannes for her role in Maps to the Stars

Published on May 25, 2014 1:45 AM
(left-right) Canadian director David Cronenberg, US actress Julianne Moore and US actor John Cusack arrive for the screening of Maps To The Stars during the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival, in Cannes, France, May 19, 2014. Julianne Moore won the best actress prize at Cannes. -- FILE PHOTO: EPA

CANNES, France (AFP) - Julianne Moore won the best actress prize at the 67th Cannes Film Festival on Saturday for her role as a shallow starlet in Canadian director David Cronenberg's biting Hollywood satire "Maps to the Stars".

In the film, the 53-year-old redhead plays an ageing star feeling increasingly sidelined by an industry obsessed with youth.