Cannes festival jewellery heist mirrors Hollywood plot

Thieves got away with a hotel safe containing Chopard jewellery worth $1 million intended as showcase loans to film stars attending the festival.

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More than $1 million-worth of Chopard jewellery to be loaned to stars attending the Cannes Film Festival was stolen from a hotel safe in a pre-dawn heist in the Riviera town on Friday, reports The Guardian.