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Seven new feature films direct from the Cannes Film Festival will be included in this year's Sydney Film Festival.
Sydney audiences will be the first in the world to view the films following the wrap-up of the Cannes Film Festival on May 28 in Cannes, France.
Among the critically-acclaimed films is this year's winner of the Palme d'Or, The Square.
The Palme d'Or is the highest prize awarded at world-renowned Cannes Film Festival.
Directed by Ruben Östlund, The Square is an uproarious and outlandish satire of the art industry and features actress Elizabeth Moss (Mad Men, Top of the Lake) and Dominic West (The Wire, The Affair).
Sydney Film Festival Director Nashen Moodley said the seven inclusions were essential viewings for film buffs.
"It’s exciting to be able to present to the Sydney audience some of the films that received a great deal of attention in Cannes," Mr Moodley said.
"In most cases, Sydney Film Festival will be the first opportunity for the public anywhere in the world to see these amazing films."
A familiar name amid the seven additions is Robert Pattinson in Good Time, a crime thriller about a heist gone wrong. Pattinson's character makes an attempt at bank robbery with his intellectually disabled brother before his plans quickly derail.
The seven films included in the late announcement are: A Man of Integrity, Blade of the Immortal, Good Time, I Am Not A Witch, Jupiter's Moon, Tehran Taboo, and The Square.
A Man of Integrity took away the Un Certain Regard Prize, which recognises films that experiment with different perspectives and styles in non-traditional ways.
The 64th Sydney Film Festival begins tomorrow and runs from 7-18 June. Tickets are on sale; purchase them here.