The Deauville Festival of American Cinema looks set for another great year with a strong central line-up and retrospectives that focus on the work of Cate Blanchett, Nicolas Cage and John Travolta, with all three stars attending.

The festival runs from August 30 to September 8.

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Deauville Latest Reviews

Dancing In Jaffa
Dancing In Jaffa
A documentary about a man trying to bring Israeli and Palestinian children together through ballroom dancing.
When an ex-con meets a teenager who looks to him for inspiration, he has to decide, once and for all, what to do with his life.
20 Feet From Stardom
20 Feet From Stardom
Backing singers tell their stories.
Blue Ruin
Blue Ruin
Unexpected news transforms an easy-going vagrant into a man bent on revenge.
All Is Lost
All Is Lost
One man must battle to survive after his boat sinks in the ocean.
Stand Clear Of The Closing Doors
Stand Clear Of The Closing Doors
A boy with Asperger's syndrome goes riding on the New York subway for days as his distraught mother searches for him.
Our Nixon
Our Nixon
Super-8 film shot by Nixon's aides documenting the presidency.
Seduced And Abandoned
Seduced And Abandoned
A documentary about filmmakers' attempts to raise money to make a film.
Blue Jasmine
Blue Jasmine
A troubled woman travels to San Francisco to spend time with the sister she hardly knows.
We Are What We Are
We Are What We Are
A cannibal family faces an uncertain future following a bereavement.
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Deauville Festival of American Cinema Features

Cage takes a walk on the dark side
Nicolas on reaching for the naked truth in Joe.
Long live the blockbuster
Roland Emmerich defends the genre in Deauville.
Cate's flight of fancy
A dream role from Woody Allen.
Michael Douglas packs up his troubles in Deauville
Gala opening for Behind The Candelabra.
Blanchett on an honours roll
Tributes in Deauville and New York.
To The Lighthouse and beyond
David Lowery in conversation about Ain't Them Bodies Saints.
The Stars and Stripes Invasion
Deauville launches its programme.
Bed and bawd Behind The Candelabra
Matt Damon on getting into bed with Michael Douglas.

Deauville Festival of American Cinema News

A double victory for Ryan
First time director scores in Deauville.
Clark gets his skates on
Deauville celebrates the director of Kids

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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