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"You know the kid who just won the Best Actor award at Cannes? What's the name of his movie?"

"Nobody Knows."

"C'mon, Japan has gone wild over 14-year-old Yuuya Yagira, who turns in a heartbreaking performance as the eldest of four children struggling to survive in a Tokyo apartment after being abandoned by their mother. He's the youngest person ever to win the award at Cannes, and the first Best Actor from Japan, and the film's name is..."

"Nobody Knows!"

"Well, they will soon: the kid's been offered a...

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