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Funny man Carell astonishes Cannes in dark, twisted role

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America's funny man Steve Carell had the Cannes Film Festival gasping in disbelief Monday when he delivered an "astonishing" performance as a deranged, sinister millionaire in Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher". 

US actor Steve Carell (C) arrives for the screening of the film "Foxcatcher" at the Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2014

Based on the true-life 1996 murder of Olympic wrestling medallist Dave Schultz by John du Pont, a member of the family dynasty behind the chemical giant DuPont, the film saw the star of "The Office" exploring his dark side.

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