McConaughey will find out Sunday, when the film festival wraps up, whether either of his Cannes films has taken a prize.
Next up, he hopes, is "The Dallas Buyers' Club," a drama based on a true story about illegal AIDS drugs in the 1980s that he's long sought to make with director Jean-Marc Vallee.
"I never had a rule on what to do, just keep trying to do different things," he said. "But it's got to be more than that. I was instinctually drawn to this kind of material where I was not necessarily drawn to some other comedies or things that I've done in the past.
"I'm more fulfilled with the work probably than I've ever been, and more turned on by it, and I hope that continues."
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