Before I Go To Sleep Before I Go To Sleep

The Deauville Festival of American Cinema celebrated its 40th birthday with a stellar line-up including the première of Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth's Before I Go To Sleep. It included tributes to Robin Williams, Lauren Bacall and Yul Brynner, plus a special award for James Cameron.

The festival will run from 5 to 13 September.

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Deauville Latest Reviews

Infinitely Polar Bear
Infinitely Polar Bear
A manic-depressive mess of a father tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility for their two young daughters.
The Good Lie
The Good Lie
Escape of Sudanese children from the devastation of civil war ends years later in the USA where fresh culture shocks await
White Bird In A Blizzard
White Bird In A Blizzard
A teenager's life is thrown into turmoil when her mother disappears.
Love Is Strange
Love Is Strange
The consequences of a gay marriage on family and friends.
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
A lonely vampire and a young man exhausted by caring for his father come together in a nightmare city.
Get On Up
Get On Up
A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
National Gallery
National Gallery
A documentary exploring the National Gallery in London.
It Follows
It Follows
A teenager finds herself having strange visions and becomes convinced that something dangerous is following her.
The Boxtrolls
The Boxtrolls
A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator.
The Hundred-Foot Journey
The Hundred-Foot Journey
An Indian family move to France and open a curry house across the road from a Michelin-starred restaurant.
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Deauville Festival of American Cinema Features

Two's company
Paul Eenhoorn and Earl Lynn Nelson talk about bonding and battling the elements for road trip comedy Land Ho!
Mirren on the menu in Deauville
Food, sex and a love affair with France.
Jessica Chastain honoured at Deauville Festival of American Film
Star on Isabelle Huppert, internet exposure, equality... and why she likes talking about clothes.
Apprehending A Most Wanted Man
Anton Corbijn on Hamburg, Hoffman, and the nature of good and evil.
A touch of magic, part 2
At the Magic In The Moonlight after party with Jacki Weaver, Danny Strong, Alex Karpovsky, Dana Delany and Mia Moretti.
A touch of magic, part 1
At the première of Magic In The Moonlight with Woody Allen, Colin Firth, Emma Stone and Regis Philbin.

Deauville Festival of American Cinema News

Whiplash drums up a storm in Deauville
Double prizes whammy plus a standing ovation.
Stars and Stripes in Normandy
Emotional start to Deauville’s American Film Festival.
Jagger swagger for Deauville
Rocker turns producer for James Brown biopic.
Kidman starrer joins Deauville roll call
Brian Grazer signs for tribute list.
Deauville tribute to Williams
Star was a friend of the Festival over the years.

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