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  • Sensation of 'Dope' continues at Cannes Film Festival story has photos
    Updated: May-23-15 12:00 pm

    CANNES, France - A year ago, writer-director Rick Famuyiwa was struggling to find financing for his film after studios in Hollywood passed on it. Now, he's sitting in a restaurant at Cannes riding the sensation of "Dope," his comic Los Angeles coming-of-age tale that sparked a bidding war this year at the Sundance Film Festival.