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Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, 'Lost River,' drowns at Cannes

Hey girl -- your boy Ryan Gosling isn't having the best day.

The actor's directorial debut, "Lost River," was unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, and let's just say that early reviews aren't as pretty as the actor himself.

But first: What is the 33-year-old's film about? As it turns out, that may be anyone's guess. As far as we can tell from the vague descriptions seeping out of the South of France, the film is set in a run-down town where a down-on-her-luck mother of two (Christina Hendricks) starts working at a sleazy nightclub. Meanwhile, her teenage son (Iain De Caestecker) pursues a relationship with a local girl (Saoirse Ronan), but the pair find...