2015 Deauville American Film Festival

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2015 Deauville American Film Festival
2015 Deauville American Film Festival poster.jpg
Festival poster
Opening filmEverest
Closing filmSicario
LocationDeauville, France
Hosted byDeauville American Film Festival Group
No. of films36 feature films
Festival dateSeptember 4, 2015 (2015-09-04)–September 13, 2015 (2015-09-13)

The 41st Deauville American Film Festival took place at Deauville, France from September 4 to 13, 2015. Baltasar Kormákur's biographical disaster film Everest served as the opening night film. Sicario by Denis Villeneuve was the closing night film of the festival.[1][2] The Grand Prix was awarded to 99 Homes by Ramin Bahrani.[3]

Complete lineup for the festival was announced on August 24, 2015. Total of 36 feature films were screened at the festival, 14 of which were in competition. In Television section, three episodes of Michael Connelly and Eric Overmyer's crime TV-series Bosch were screened.[4] The festival paid tribute to Orson Welles, Terrence Malick, Ian Mckellen, Patricia Clarkson, Keanu Reeves, Michael Bay, Lawrence Bender and Orlando Bloom and hosted retrospective of their films.[5][6] Robert Pattinson and Elizabeth Olsen received Le Nouvel Hollywood (Hollywood Rising Star) awards.[7]


Benoît Jacquot, Main Jury President

Main Competition[8][9][edit]

Cartier revelation jury[edit]



Les Premières (Premieres)[edit]

Les Docs De L'Oncle Sam (Uncle Sam's Doc)[edit]



Ramin Bahrani, won Grand Prix at the festival.

The festival awarded the following awards:[3][10]


  1. ^ "Deauville Festival Kicks off With 'Everest,' Wraps With 'Sicario'". Retrieved August 26, 2015.
  2. ^ "Brolin at the double in Deauville". Retrieved August 26, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Andrew Garfield's '99 Homes' Takes Top Award at Deauville Film Festival". Retrieved September 12, 2015.
  4. ^ "Deauville to fete Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Olsen". Retrieved August 26, 2015.
  5. ^ "Deauville Fest Pays Tribute To Orson Welles". Retrieved August 26, 2015.
  6. ^ "Deauville Film Fest Pays Homage to Keanu Reeves". Retrieved August 26, 2015.
  7. ^ "Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Olsen to Be Honored at Deauville Film Fest". Retrieved August 26, 2015.
  8. ^ "2015 - 41st Deauville American Film Festival". Retrieved August 26, 2015.
  9. ^ "41ST DEAUVILLE AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL". Retrieved August 26, 2015.
  10. ^ Elsa Keslassy (12 September 2015). "Michael Shannon Starrer '99 Homes' Wins Deauville Grand Prize". Retrieved September 12, 2015.
  11. ^ "Ornano-Valenti Award 2015". Retrieved August 31, 2015.
  12. ^ "THE LITERARY AWARD LUCIEN BARRIER". Retrieved September 12, 2015.

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