The movie Whiplash director Damien Chazelle Saturday got the grand prize of American film festival of Deauville among the 14 in competition.
Having already been crowned at Sundance and was noticed this year at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight, Whiplash , the film of Franco-American Damien Chazelle won Grand Prix on Saturday, the 40th Deauville American Film Festival. He also received the audience award among the 14 films in competition. The president of this edition, Costa-Gavras was surrounded by Vincent Lindon, André Téchiné, Claude Lelouch, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, and the president of the Cannes festival Pierre Lescure.
The history of Whiplash features a jazz drummer Manhattan Conservatory of 19 who hopes to become the best of his generation. Spotted by an authoritarian teacher, the young man will not cease to do so. Damien Chazelle told that younger he had suffered in learning the instrument.
The musician is played by American actor Miles Teller noticed in 2013 in The Spectacular Now by James Pondosoldt for which he won an acting award at Sundance and Rabbit Hole John Cameron Mitchell (2011). The French will have to wait until December 24 to find out.
Among the highlight of the 40th anniversary presentation of the biopic Get on up Tate Taylor co-produced by Brian Grazer to whom we owe, among other Apollo 13 and American Gangster and Mick Jagger who created the event by coming to Deauville.
The good binding by Quebec filmmaker Philippe Falardeau has also received the Jury Prize. Inspired by true events, it tells the journey of four orphaned survivors of attacks on their villages in Sudan. Dedicated to the double life of a father unemployed overnight, Things people do Israeli-born filmmaker Saar Klein, former editor of Terrence Mallick, won a “special prize 40th birthday. “
The price Michel d’Ornano, former minister and mayor of Deauville, awarded to a new French film chosen by the Anglo-Saxon journalists went to She loves , the first film by Jeanne Herry -the Miou-Miou girl with Kiberlain in the role of a fan of a singer played by Laurent Lafitte. Last August, the blonde actress was granted a gold Valois in Francophone Film Festival of Angoulême for his performance.
Finally, A very wanted man Anton Corbjin, according to a police officer John le Carré with Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died in February, in the shoes of a German spy was highly acclaimed.