2014 Deauville American Film Festival

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2014 Deauville American Film Festival
2014 Deauville American Film Festival poster.jpg
Festival poster
Opening film Magic in the Moonlight
Closing film Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
Location Deauville, France
Hosted by Deauville American Film Festival Group
No. of films 68 feature films
Festival date September 5, 2014 (2014-09-05)–September 14, 2014 (2014-09-14)
Language International
Website www.festival-deauville.com

The 40th Deauville American Film Festival took place at Deauville, France from September 5 to 14, 2014. Woody Allen's romantic comedy film Magic in the Moonlight served as the opening night film. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller was the closing night film of the festival.[1][2] The Grand Prix was awarded to Whiplash by Damien Chazelle, which also won the Audience award at the festival.[3]

The festival paid tribute to James Cameron, Robin Williams, Lauren Bacall, Jessica Chastain, Will Ferrell, Brian Grazer, Ray Liotta, and John McTiernan and host retrospective of their films. In addition James Cameron also screened his film Deepsea Challenge 3D and received special honour as an award called 40th Anniversary Award.[4][5][6][7][8] The festival honoured Russian-born American film and stage actor Yul Brynner with Deauville Legend award.[9]

Juries

Costa-Gavras, Main Jury President

Main Competition[10][11]

Cartier revelation jury

Programme

Competition

Les Premières (Premieres)

Les Docs De L'Oncle Sam (Uncle Sam's Doc)

La Nuit américaine (American cinema overview)

Deauville Se Souvient

Hommage Deauville Legend (Tribute Deauville Legend)

Television

Awards

Damien Chazelle, won Grand Prix and Audience award at the festival.

The festival awarded the following awards:[12]

References

  1. ^ "[DEAUVILLE] "Magic in the Moonlight" : la baguette magique de Woody Allen". Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  2. ^ "'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' to Close Deauville Film Festival". Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  3. ^ "'Whiplash', 'The Good Lie' Win Top Awards At Deauville American Film Festival". Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  4. ^ "James Cameron to Present 'Deepsea Challenge 3D' in Deauville". Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Jessica Chastain Feted at Deauville American Film Festival". Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  6. ^ "40th Deauville American Film Festival to Fete 'King of Comedy' Will Ferrell". Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  7. ^ "'The Good Lie' and 'A Most Wanted Man' Set To Play at Deauville". Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Robin Williams to Be Honored by France's Deauville Film Festival". Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Deauville to Honor Brian Grazer, Premiere Nicole Kidman's 'Before I Go to Sleep'". Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  10. ^ "2014 - 40th Deauville American Film Festival". Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Costa Gavras to Head Jury at 40th Deauville American Festival". Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  12. ^ "'Whiplash' Wins Grand Prize and Audience Nods At Deauville". Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  13. ^ "THE LITERARY AWARD LUCIEN BARRIER". Retrieved August 31, 2015. 

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