Festival of the American cinema of Deauville
The Festival of the American cinema of Deauville is a cinema festival which was created in 1975 by Lionel Chouchan and André Halimi, with the financial aid of the group Lucien Barrière and the city then directed by Michel d' Ornano. Devoted to the American cinema, it is held each year with Deauville, in Normandy, of first Friday of September to Sunday of the following week. Underperforming at its origin, the festival is not it today any more: since 1995, it puts, indeed, in competition a selection of feature-length films and, moreover, since 1998, a selection of short films. In truth, the festival had been initiated with the competition since 1987, but in a nonofficial way, by creating the Very favorites LTC . Previously, it was used primarily as launching pad in France with the large American productions. Without to have given up this function, it develops from now on, through its rewards, the American independent cinema.
The Festival of Deauville accommodated the largest stars of the American cinema, in particular Robert De Niro (1987, 1988,1995), Clint Eastwood (1980, 1992,1995,2000), George Clooney (1998, 2007), Harrison Ford (1977, 1981,1982,1997,2000,2002,2003), Tom Cruise (1993), Sharon Stone (1991), Al Pacino (1999), Michael Douglas (1990, 1998), Julia Roberts (1990)… Its Homages , created in 1977, enabled him to receive with ostentation some Hollywood glories, like Liz Taylor (1985), Bette Davis (1987), Kirk Douglas (1978, 1999), Robert Mitchum (1989), Gregory Peck (1977), Burt Lancaster (1979)…
Grand Prix of the juryThis price was called special Grand Prix Deauville of 1995 with 1997 and Grand Prix of the American independent cinema in 1998 and 1999.
- 1996: On the way towards Manhattan, of Greg Mottola
- 1997: Sunday, of Jonathan Nossiter
- 1998: And more if affinities, of Brad Anderson
- 1999: In the skin of John Malkovich, of Spike Jonze
- 2000: Girlfight, of Karyn Kusama
- 2001: Hedwig and the Angry Inch, of John Cameron Mitchell
- 2002: Long Way Home, of Peter Sollett
- 2003: What Alice Found, of has Dean Bell
- 2004: Maria Full off Grace, of Joshua Marston
- 2005: Collision, of Paul Haggis
- 2006: Little Miss Sunshine, of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris
- 2007: The Dead Girl, of Karen Moncrieff
Price of the juryThis price was called Prix of the special jury Deauville of 1995 with 1997 and Special price of the jury of the American independent cinema in 1998 and 1999.
- 1996: ex æquo Bound, of Larry and Andy Wachowski, and Welcome in the awkward age, of Todd Solondz
- 1997: ex æquo: In company of the men, of Neil LaBute, and Ulee' S Gold, of Victor Nuñez
- 1998: High Art, of LISA Cholodenko
- 1999: ex æquo: the Brothers Falls, of Michael Polish, and Guinevere, of Audrey Wells
- 2000: ex æquo: Memorandum, of Christopher Nolan, and the Initiates, of Ben Younger
- 2001: Ghost World, of Terry Zwigoff
- 2002: ex æquo: Photo Obsession, of Mark Romanek, and DREGS, of Michael Cuesta
- 2003: Thirteen, of Catherine Hardwicke
- 2003: The Woodsman, of Nicole Kassell
- 2005: ex æquo Girls in America (One the Outs), of Lori Silverbush and Michael Skolnik, and Keane , of Lodge Kerrigan
- 2006: Half Nelson, of Ryan Fleck
- 2007: Never Forever, of Gina Kim
- 1995 : Andrei Konchalovsky (president), Anouk Aimee, Michael Lonsdale, Claudie Ossard, Rene Bonnell, Valerie Kaprisky, Steven Zaillian, Mathilda May, Élie Chouraqui and Yvan Attal.
- 1996: Charlotte Rampling (president), Sabine Azéma, Rene Cleitman, Dominique Farrugia, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chiara Mastroianni, Laura Morante, Ornella Muti, Melvil Poupaud and Alain Rocca.
- 1997: Sophie Marceau (president), Élodie Stop, Philippe Carcassonne, Etienne Chatiliez, Alain Finkielkraut, John Hurt, Michele Laroque, Inés Sastre, Nathalie Quintane and Lambert Wilson.
- 1998: Jean-Paul Rappeneau (president), Michele Halberstadt, Sandrine Kiberlain, Virginia Ledoyen, Russell Banks, Maurice Bernart, Alessandro Gassman, Ewan McGregor, Liam Neeson, Eric Tightened and Christian Vincent.
- 1999: Governed Wargnier (president), Jean-Hugues Anglade, Humbert Balsan, Richard Berry, Gabriel Byrne, Jean-Pierre Dionnet, Marie Gillain, Michel Houellebecq, Marie-France Pisier and Elsa Zylberstein.
- 2000: Neil Jordan (president), Guillaume Canet, Clotilde Courau, Tchéky Karyo, Philippe Labro, Samuel Bihan, François Ozon, Vincent Perez, Daniele Thompson and Marie Trintignant.
- 2001: Jean-Jacques Year (president), Sandrine Bonnaire, Marion Cotillard, Arielle Dombasle, Gerard Darmon, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Darius Khondji, Benoit Poelvoorde and Gabriel Yared.
- 2002: Pierre Lescure (president), Chantal Akerman, Richard Anconina, Jean-Marc Barr, Charles Berling, Amira Casar, Julie Gayet, Irene Jacob, Cédric Kahn and Bruno Wolkowitch.
- 2003: Roman Polanski (president), Claudia Cardinale, Pawel Edelman, Jacques Fieschi, Ben Kingsley, Anne Parillaud, Zbigniew Preisner, Ludivine Sagnier, Fernando Trueba and Tom Tykwer.
- 2004: Claude Lelouch (president), Anouk Aimee, Marie-Josée Croze, Daniele Heymann, Diane Kurys, Jeanne Labrune, Lio, Claudie Ossard, BETTINA Rheims and Mathilde Seigner.
- 2005: Alain Corneau (president), Enki Bilal, White Dominique, Romance Bohringer, Rachida Brakni, Christophe, Dominik Moll, Melvil Poupaud and Brigitte Roüan.
- 2006: Nicole Garcia (president), Maurice Barthelemy, Guillaume Canet, Amira Casar, Emmanuelle Castro, Antoine de Caunes, Julien Clerc, Philippe Djian and Marthe Keller.
- 2007: Andre Techine (president), Odile Barski, Xavier Beauvois, Nicolas Cazalé, Charlélie Seams, Emilie Deleuze, Anouk Grinberg, Marie-France Pisier and Yasmina Reza.
Very favorites LTCNonofficial competition reserved for the independent films, which took place of 1987 to 1994.
- 1987: Hollywood Shuffle , of Robert Townsend
- 1988: Patti Rock'n'rolls , of David Burton Morris
- 1989: Signs off Life , of John David Coles
- 1990: Metropolitan , of Whit Stillman, and Pump Up the Volume , of Allan Moyle
- 1991: My Own Private Idaho , of Gus Van Sant, and Trust me ( Trust ), of Hall Hartley
- 1992: Gas, Food, Lodging , of Allison Anders
- 1993: Best man ( The Wedding Banquet ), Ang Lee
- 1994: Federal Hill , of Michael Corrente
" Hommages" created in 1977 to honor with the remarkable figures of the American cinema. The ceremony takes place most of the time in the presence of the interested parties, come especially from the United States.
There was also several Hommages sets of themes: American Film Institute (1985), the 20 years of the Studio Action (1987), the 60 years of the Oscars (1988), Ucla Film and Television Files (1989), American Playhouse (1990), the 75 years of Universal (1990), Hollywood 44 (1994), New York with the cinema (1995), Broadway (2000), HBO Films (2003), the 25 years of the Sundance Institute (2006).
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