Deauville Festival of American Cinema 2021

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Les Choses Humains (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Yvan Attal; Writer: Yvan Attal, Yaël Langmann, Karine Tuil; Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Mathieu Kassovitz, Laëtitia Eïdo, Camille Razat, Pierre Arditi, Benjamin Lavernhe, Audrey Dana, Judith Chemla, Ben Attal, Franz-Rudolf Lang, Romain Barreau, Suzanne Jouannet)
A power couple find their family life in trouble after their son is accused of rape.
Guermantes (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Christophe Honoré; Writer: Christophe Honoré; Stars: Serge Bagdassarian, Dominique Blanc, Loïc Corbery, Gilles David, Yoann Gasiorowski, Éric Génovèse, Anne Kessler, Laurent Lafitte, Elsa Lepoivre, Claude Mathieu, Mickaël Pelissier, Sébastien Pouderoux, Julie Sicard, Stéphane Varupenne, Florence Viala)
Paris, sum­mer 2020. Actors from “la Comédie-Française”, France’s most pres­ti­gious the­ater, rehearse Christophe Hon­oré’s new play, an adap­ta­tion of Mar­cel Proust’s “The Guer­mantes Way”. When the show is sud­den­ly can­celed, the dra­ma group decides to go ahead with it any­way.
Her Way (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Cécile Ducrocq; Writer: Cécile Ducrocq; Stars: Laure Calamy, Nissim Renard, Denis Simonetta)
Marie worked as a sex work­er for 20 years. To ensure her son’s future, Marie wants to pay for his stud­ies. She needs mon­ey, quickly.
Inexorable (Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2021; Director: Fabrice du Welz; Writer: Joséphine Darcy Hopkins, Aurélien Molas, Fabrice du Welz; Stars: Alba Gaïa Bellugi, Jackie Berroyer, Mélanie Doutey, Benoît Poelvoorde, Catherine Salée, Anaël Snoek, Alba Gaïa Bellugi, Jackie Berroyer, Mélanie Doutey, Benoît Poelvoorde, Catherine Salée, Anaël Snoek)
Trouble lies ahead for a family who have just moved into a chateau, after they hire a young woman as a nanny on impulse.
Love Is Better Than Life (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Claude Lelouch; Writer: Claude Lelouch; Stars: Ary Abittan, Kev Adams, Sandrine Bonnaire, Clémentine Célarié, Béatrice Dalle, Gérard Darmon, Marianne Denicourt, Antoine Duléry, Françoise Fabian, Robert Hossein, Christopher Lambert, Philippe Lellouche, Raphaël Mezrahi, Olivier Rabourdin, Jean-Louis Trintignant)
A trio of ex-cons who have gone straight are insep­a­ra­ble but when one learns he is ter­mi­nal­ly ill, their friends want to offer him one last love sto­ry.
Ogre (Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2021; Director: Arnaud Malherbe; Writer: Arnaud Malherbe; Stars: Ana Girardot, Giovanni Pucci, Samuel Jouy, Yannik Mazzilli, Sophie Pincemaille, Fabien Houssaye, Félix Malherbe, Emile Thenard, Roman Malherbe, Charlie Thenard, Claire Marin, Gwenaël Fournier, Clément Galzenati, Cannelle Helgey, Morgane Lacroix)
After a mother and son move to a small town that has suffered an earlier child disappearance, the boy becomes increasingly anxious about the local doctor.

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