Deauville Festival of American Cinema 2021

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Take Shelter Take Shelter
Take Shelter and 99 Homes
99 Homes (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Ramin Bahrani; Writer: Ramin Bahrani, Amir Naderi, Bahareh Azimi; Stars: Andrew Garfield, Laura Dern, Michael Shannon, Tim Guinee, J.D. Evermore, Patrick Kearns, Noah Lomax, Gus Rhodes, Judd Lormand, Cullen Moss, Donna Duplantier, Tom Bui, John L. Armijo, Wayne Pére, Jamie Elliott)
A man struggles to get back the home that his family was evicted from by working for the greedy real-estate broker who's the source of his frustration.
Bug (Country: US; Year: 2006; Director: William Friedkin; Writer: Tracey Letts; Stars: Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon, Harry Connick Jr)
A lonely woman finds romance with a stranger only for things to turn nasty when her ex-husband gets out of jail.
Elvis & Nixon (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Liza Johnson; Writer: Joey Sagal, Hanala Sagal, Cary Elwes; Stars: Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey, Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Knoxville, Colin Hanks, Evan Peters, Sky Ferreira, Tracy Letts, Tate Donovan, Ashley Benson)
Elvis goes to the White House to ask the President to make him a Federal Agent At Large.
Knives Out (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Rian Johnson; Writer: Rian Johnson; Stars: Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, Daniel Craig, Edi Patterson, Katherine Langford, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Toni Collette, Jaeden Martell, LaKeith Stanfield, Christopher Plummer, Don Johnson, Riki Lindhome, Frank Oz, M. Emmet Walsh)
A detective is called into investigate the mysterious death of a renowned crime writer.
Nocturnal Animals (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Tom Ford; Writer: Tom Ford, based nn the novel by Austin Wright; Stars: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Ellie Bamber, Armie Hammer, Karl Glusman, Robert Aramayo, Laura Linney, Andrea Riseborough, Michael Sheen, India Menuez, Imogen Waterhouse, Franco Vega)
A woman is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, which she interprets as a veiled threat.
Knives Out Knives Out
Knives Out and Nocturnal Animals
Return (Country: USA; Year: 2011; Director: Liza Johnson; Writer: Liza Johnson; Stars: Linda Cardellini, Michael Shannon, John Slattery, Talia Balsam, Emma Rayne Lyle)
A thoughtful consideration of American life during wartime that avoids polemical analysis in favour of presenting a touching human story with credible integrity.
The Shape Of Water (La forma del agua) (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Guillermo del Toro; Writer: Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor; Stars: Doug Jones, Michael Shannon, Michael Stuhlbarg, Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Lauren Lee Smith, Richard Jenkins, David Hewlett, John Kapelos, Nick Searcy, Morgan Kelly, Cyndy Day, Dru Viergever, Madison Ferguson, Amanda Smith)
A woman who works in a secret government lab discovers a classified experiment.
Take Shelter (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Jeff Nichols; Writer: Jeff Nichols; Stars: Michael Shannon, Katy Mixon, Shea Whigham, Jessica Chastain, Kathy Baker, Ray McKinnon, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Robert Longstreet, Guy Van Swearingen, Bart Flynn, Tova Stewart, Charles Moore, Scott Knisley, Sheila Hullihen, Stutz Bearcat)
After experiencing visions of impending catastrophe, an ordinary man takes extraordinary measures - but can he trust the evidence of his own senses?
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