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17 April 2014 Last updated at 19:38

Leigh and Loach selected for CannesMike Leigh and Ken Loach

Veteran British directors Mike Leigh and Ken Loach see their new films selected for competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival.


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Three artists are shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award 2014, for work featuring a homeless man, a reluctant mother and a mature fashionista.

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It's a great honour to be in competition in Cannes for the fifth time, and I'm over the moon!

Mike Leigh reacts to his film Mr Turner being selected for competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival

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