"I love the festival," Cruz said. "To go around the streets there, it feels a little bit like being inside a Fellini movie. I always say that, but it really feels like that. But it's a beautiful celebration of cinema and embracing of film."
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A fan of the original "Pirates" trilogy, Cruz said the decision to enlist took no thought at all.
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