Deauville Festival of American Cinema 2014

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Whiplash Whiplash
Whiplash and The Good Lie
The Better Angels (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: AJ Edwards; Writer: AJ Edwards; Stars: Wes Bentley, Diane Kruger, Jason Clarke, Brit Marling, Jamie Harrold, Lola Cook, Casey Roberts, Cameron Mitchell Williams, Reagan Leonard, Wayne Pyle, Tim Duquette, Robert Vincent Smith, Joseph K. Bevilacqua, Heidi Philipsen, Phillip X. Levine)
Set in the harsh wilderness of Indiana, this is the story of Abraham Lincoln’s youth. It tells of the hardships that shaped him, the tragedy that marked him forever, and the two women who guided him to immortality.
Cold In July (Country: US, France; Year: 2014; Director: Jim Mickle; Writer: Nick Damici, Jim Mickle, based on the novel by Joe R Lansdale; Stars: Michael C Hall, Don Johnson, Sam Shepard, Vinessa Shaw, Nick Damici, Wyatt Russell)
After killing a home intruder, a small town Texas man's life unravels into a dark underworld of corruption and violence.
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Ana Lily Amirpour; Writer: Ana Lily Amirpour; Stars: Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi, Marshall Manesh, Mozhan Marnò, Dominic Rains, Rome Shadanloo, Milad Eghbali, Reza Sixo Safai, Pej Vahdat)
A lonely vampire and a young man exhausted by caring for his father come together in a nightmare city.
The Good Lie (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Philippe Falardeau; Writer: Margaret Nagle; Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Emmanuel Jal, Kuoth Wiel, Corey Stoll, Femi Oguns)
Escape of Sudanese children from the devastation of civil war ends years later in the USA where fresh culture shocks await
It Follows (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: David Robert Mitchell; Writer: David Robert Mitchell; Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Jake Weary, Daniel Zovatto, Olivia Luccardi, Lili Sepe)
A teenager finds herself having strange visions and becomes convinced that something dangerous is following her.
Love Is Strange Love Is Strange
Love Is Strange and Cold In July
I Origins (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Mike Cahill; Writer: Mike Cahill; Stars: Michael Pitt, Brit Marling, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Steven Yeun, Archie Panjabi, Kashish, Cara Seymour, William Mapother, Crystal Anne Dickinson, Venida Evans, Ako, Rhonda Ayers, Farasha Baylock, Brooke Fox, Charles W. Gray)
A molecular biologist and his lab partner uncover startling evidence that could fundamentally change society as we know it and cause them to question their once-certain beliefs in science and spirituality.
Jamie Marks Is Dead (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Carter Smith; Writer: Christopher Barzak, Carter Smith; Stars: Liv Tyler, Judy Greer, Morgan Saylor, Cameron Monaghan, Madisen Beaty, Erin Wilhelmi, Lizzy DeClement, Noah Silver, Nadia Alexander, Maryann Urbano, Ronen Rubinstein, Fred Tolliver Jr, Connor Antico, Andrew Polk, Ryan Munzert)
No one seemed to care about Jamie Marks until after his death. Hoping to find the love and friendship he never had in life, Jamie’s ghost visits former classmate Adam McCormick, drawing him into the bleak world between the living and the dead.
Love Is Strange (Country: US, France; Year: 2014; Director: Ira Sachs; Writer: Ira Sachs, Mauricio Zacharias; Stars: John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei, Darren E. Burrows, Charlie Tahan, Eric Tabach, John Cullum)
The consequences of a gay marriage on family and friends.
A Most Wanted Man (Country: UK, US, Germany; Year: 2014; Director: Anton Corbijn; Writer: Andrew Bovell, based on the novel by John le Carré; Stars: Rachel McAdams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright, Willem Dafoe, Daniel Brühl, Nina Hoss, Martin Wuttke, Rainer Bock, Kostja Ullmann, Homayoun Ershadi, Mehdi Dehbi, Vicky Krieps, Charlotte Schwab, Grigoriy Dobrygin, Derya Alabora)
Thriller about the war on terror.
Things People Do (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Saar Klein; Writer: Joe Conway, Saar Klein; Stars: Jason Isaacs, Wes Bentley, Vinessa Shaw, Haley Bennett, Sam Trammell, W. Earl Brown, Jeremiah Bitsui, Missy Yager, Chad Brummett, Matthew Page, Michael Sheets, Crystal Miller, Beth Bailey, Boots Southerland, Nathan Brimmer)
A man loses his job and, unable to tell his family, forges a career in crime.
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night and A Most Wanted Man
Uncertain Terms (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Nathan Silver; Writer: Chloe Domont, Nathan Silver, Cody Stokes; Stars: Caitlin Mehner, India Menuez, Gina Piersanti, Hannah Gross, Bettina Skye, Nathan Silver, Tallie Medel, Casey Drogin, David Dahlbom, Cindy Silver, Adinah Dancyger)
Drama set in a home for pregnant teenagers.
War Story (Country: US; Year: 2041; Director: Mark Jackson; Writer: Kristin Gore, Mark Jackson; Stars: Catherine Keener, Hafsia Herzi, Ben Kingsley, Vincenzo Amato, Donatella Finocchiaro, Guido Caprino, Wejdi Trabelsi, Loredana Marino, Amalia Contarini, Luana Toscano)
A war photographer retreats to a small town in Sicily after being held captive during the conflict in Libya.
White Bird In A Blizzard (Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: Gregg Araki; Writer: Gregg Araki, based on the novel by Laura Kasischke; Stars: Shailene Woodley, Eva Green, Angela Bassett, Christopher Meloni, Gabourey Sidibe, Jacob Artist, Shiloh Fernandez, Dale Dickey, Sheryl Lee, Ava Acres, Mark Indelicato, Brenda Koo, Michael Patrick McGill, Colette Stone, Brandy Futch)
A teenager's life is thrown into turmoil when her mother disappears.
Whiplash (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Damien Chazelle; Writer: Damien Chazelle; Stars: Miles Teller, Melissa Benoist, JK Simmons, Austin Stowell, Kavita Patil, Michael D Cohen, Tian Wang, Kofi Siriboe, Tarik Lowe, Marcus Henderson, CJ Vana, Calvin C Winbush, Rogelio Douglas Jr., Adrian Burks, Charlie Ian)
Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.
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