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This year Deauville celebrates its 47th edition of the festival celebrating US cinema. It opened with Stillwater on September 3. Dylan Penn - whose film Flag Day screened - received the Hol­ly­wood Rising-Star Award.

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Inexorable
Inexorable
Trouble lies ahead for a family who have just moved into a chateau, after they hire a young woman as a nanny on impulse.
Pleasure
Pleasure
A 20-year-old woman moves from her small town in Sweden to LA for a shot at a career in the adult film industry.
JFK Revisited: Through The Looking Glass
JFK Revisited: Through The Looking Glass
Thirty years after his film JFK, filmmaker Oliver Stone takes viewers on a journey through recently declassified evidence in the assassination of President Kennedy.
The Divide
The Divide
Two women on the verge of a breakup, in a hospital, are further stressed on the night of a big demonstration by the overwhelmed staff and by angry, injured protestors who land up besieging the building.
Flag Day
Flag Day
A father lives a double life as a counterfeiter, bank robber and conman in order to provide for his daughter.
The Beta Test
The Beta Test
A man's life starts to fracture after he receives an unusual invitation.
Potato Dreams Of America
Potato Dreams Of America
A true story about a gay boy growing up in the collapsing USSR, his courageous mail-order bride mother, and their adventurous escape to Seattle in the Nineties.
The Night House
The Night House
A widow struggles with grief as strange things happen in her lake house at night.
Pig
Pig
A truffle hunter who lives alone in the Oregonian wilderness is forced to return to his past in Portland in search of his beloved foraging pig after she is kidnapped
John And The Hole
John And The Hole
When a teenager finds a hole in the ground, he hatches a chilling plot.
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Deauville Festival of American Cinema Features

Cage - the perfect saviour
Debut director on how he landed the Con Air star to partner a pig
Depp stays the eternal outsider
Pirates star on Tim Burton, French connections and Hollywood
'I relied so much on Dylan’s face to tell the story'
Flag Day director Sean Penn on Trump, parenting and working with his daughter
Round about midnight
Michael Shannon on Midnight Special and expanding his horizons.
Families on the front line
Awards buzz for housing crisis thriller 99 Homes.

Deauville Festival of American Cinema News

Mr Intensity lightens up on the boardwalk
Michael Shannon receives Deauville Talent Award
The King reigns in Deauville prizes
Charlotte Gainsbourg’s jury gives top prize to rapper tale
Stars and stripes in 'reborn' Deauville
Depp, Stone, Gainsbourg and Penn in opening weekend salvo
Depp on a charm offensive
Beleaguered star set to meet the fans in Deauville
Deauville Festival adds a French accent
Slew of Gallic titles join the throng at Normandy’s US showcase
Deauville puts its chips on the table
Penn, Baker, Damon, Isaac and Cage in line-up
Gainsbourg to reign over Deauville
Charlotte chosen as jury president for festival’s 47th edition
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