Find the perfect city break straight from Cannes' hottest films

Cannes Film Festival is in full swing with the most glamorous and famous faces of the film world gathered in the French Riviera. With the 66th Film Festival comes the promise of romance, drama, action and thrills which will hit the big screen in 2013.

Films in the running for the coveted Palme D'Or for best picture – to be awarded on the final day by the jury – include Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, The Bling Ring and Behind the Candelabra. Also up for the prestigious award is Only God Forgives, a crime thriller set in the Bangkok underworld where Ryan Gosling plays the lead, teaming up with his Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn.

Here's our round-up of the festival's hottest films, and the sought-after holiday destinations that play the backdrop of the action, from New York to Los Angeles and all the way to Bangkok... We bring you the best place to eat and where to stay in each of the fabulous settings.