WATCH: Robert Pattinson's Eerie Role In 'The Rover'

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Could Robert Pattinson's part in The Rover earn him his first Oscar nomination?

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Starring alongside Guy Pearce, the Twilight heartthrob's new sci-fi drama is about a loner (Pearce) who tracks down the gang who stole his car from a desolate town in the Australian outback. He does so with the forced assistance of a wounded guy (Pattinson) left behind in the wake of the theft.

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The Rover
, written by Pearce, hits theaters in limited release on June 13 and expands wide on June 20. It will also premiere at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.