May 17 Update - Cannes puts Berenice Bejo on track for nomination number two.
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Berenice Bejo - The Past
Word from Cannes is that Farhadi has followed up his Oscar winning A Separation with another emotional powerhouse, and the Bejo's performance is at the center of it.
Greta Gerwig - Frances Ha
An indie darling with career momentum knocks it outta the park in a showcase role. That's a good equation for a first nomination. If enough of the Academy can get on Frances Ha's quirky comedy wavelength, that is. Full Review
Julie Delpy - Before Midnight
Delpy's been turning in great work for years and years and is more than due for a first nomination. The question is whether the last leg of this beloved trilogy will gather the momentum to secure it for her.