The organizers are full of announcements!
A few days after unveiling its selection, the organizers of the Deauville festival 2021 are announcing in quick succession several information on the new edition which will take place from September 3 to 12. First, Michael Shannon (Take Shelter, Man of Steel, The Shape of Water…) will be honored with a Deauville Talent Award (a retrospective of his best films is in fact planned). This prize will reward “the exceptional career of this major actor, who has given a new face to independent American cinema over the past fifteen years”, specifies the press release.
The selection of the 2021 Deauville festival: Stillwater, Pig (with Nicolas Cage), The Card Counter, Red Rocket …
We also learn that Charlotte Gainsbourg will be well surrounded as president of the jury. Bertrand Bonello, Delphine de Vigan, Mikhaël Hers, Garance Marillier, Fatou N’Diaye, Denis Podalydès, Marcia Romano and SebastiAn will be responsible for watching all the films in competition with her in order to award the prizes at the end of the festival. As for the jury of the revelation, it will be chaired by Clémence Poésy, who will be accompanied by Céleste Brunnquell, India Hair, Lomepal and Kacey Mottet Klein.
Finally, we know the release date of Dune, by Denis Villeneuve, in preview: this new adaptation of the cult novels of Frank Herbert is scheduled for September 10.
Hans Zimmer composed two soundtracks for Dune