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Deauville Fest a Key Stop for U.S. Fare Set for Euro Distribution
Basking in the glow of the vibrant U.S. indie biz, the 39th Deauville American Film Festival appears to be the key pre-fall launchpad for European distribs with American titles. Kicking off with Steven Soderbergh's "Behind the Candelabra," this edition has a definite youthful vibe, showing Cannes-screening features from the new generation of U.S. helmers: Ryan Coogler's "Fruitvale Station," Jeremy Saulnier's "Blue Ruin," David Lowery's "Ain't Them Bodies Saints," Peter Landesman's "Parkland" and J.C. Chandor's "All Is Lost."
August 29, 2013