2013 Deauville American Film Festival

The 39th Deauville American Film Festival took place at Deauville, France from August 30 to September 8, 2013. Steven Soderbergh's drama film Behind the Candelabra served as the opening night film. Snowpiercer by Bong Joon-ho was the closing night film of the festival.[1][2] The Grand Prix was awarded to Night Moves by Kelly Reichardt.[3]

2013 Deauville American Film Festival
2013 Deauville American Film Festival poster.jpg
Festival poster
Opening filmBehind the Candelabra
Closing filmSnowpiercer
LocationDeauville, France
Hosted byDeauville American Film Festival Group
No. of films76 feature films
Festival dateAugust 30, 2013 (2013-08-30)–September 8, 2013 (2013-09-08)

Complete lineup for the festival was announced on July 19, 2013, including episodes from Television shows for the Television section at the festival.[4] Electronic music duo Justice was given Carte blanche section to show nine of their favourite American films to the festival audience.[5] The festival paid tribute to Cate Blanchett, Nicolas Cage, Larry Clark, Gale Anne Hurd and John Travolta and hosted retrospective of their films.[6] The festival honoured American actor, singer, dancer, and comedian Danny Kaye with Deauville Legend award.[7]


Vincent Lindon, Main Jury President

Main CompetitionEdit


Cartier revelation juryEdit



Les Premières (Premieres)Edit

Les Docs De L'Oncle Sam (Uncle Sam's Doc)Edit

La Nuit américaine (American cinema overview)Edit

Carte blancheEdit

Hommage Deauville Legend (Tribute Deauville Legend)Edit



Ryan Coogler, won Cartier Revelation Prize and Audience Award at the festival.

The festival awarded the following awards:[3]


  1. ^ "Steven Soderbergh's 'Behind the Candelabra' to Open Deauville Film Festival". Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  2. ^ "Deauville American Film Festival Adds 'Snowpiercer' as Closing Film". Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "'Night Moves' Wins Deauville Grand Prize". Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  4. ^ "Behind The Candelabra to open Deauville American Festival". Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  5. ^ "Carte Blanche 2011". Retrieved September 28, 2015.
  6. ^ "Deauville American Film Festival Adds to 2013 Lineup". Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  7. ^ "Steven Soderbergh's 'Behind the Candelabra' Opens Deauville Fest". Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  8. ^ "2013 - 39e Festival du Cinéma Américain". Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  9. ^ "THE LITERARY AWARD LUCIEN BARRIER". Archived from the original on April 12, 2017. Retrieved September 17, 2015.

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