Story 15: Moving into a movie set

Story 15: Moving into a movie set
The boardwalk where the names of the directors and actors invited each year to the American Film Festival are inscribed. Tribute to Robert Pattinson with Philippe Augier (2017)Cassiana Sarrazin

Many images spring to mind
of the Côte Fleurie and cinema since the 1920s.

A Monkey in Winter, A Man and a Woman, Les Quatre Cents Coups...
From the beaches of Villers-sur-Mer and Blonville-sur-Mer to downtown Villerville,
and Deauville, we've selected the places that have left their mark on the 7th art.
As you explore them, replay your own version of the film!

In Villerville,
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Follow the walking tour inspired by the film"Un Singe en Hiver". This film by Henri Verneuil has become a national monument through its reruns. You will pass by the main places of the filming including the Cabaret Normand, the Hotel Stella and the gendarmerie where Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Gabin shot scenes that have forever marked the village.


→ Where? Circuit on sale at inDeauville tourist information offices or download here.
 

 See the bar scene from the movie "A Monkey in Winter". 

The Cabaret Normand, famous café where Jean-Paul Belmondo orders a Picon-bière after his arrival in Tigreville in the movie "Un Singe en hiverPaloma Gabet
The Cabaret Normand, famous café where Jean-Paul Belmondo orders a Picon-bière after his arrival in Tigreville in the movie "Un Singe en hiver" © Paloma Gabet.
On the beach of
Villers-sur-Mer,
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Borrow a sand yacht from the Villers-Blonville water sports center and glide along like François Truffaut who shot the last scene of"Les Quatre Cents Coups" here. Jean-Pierre Léaud, 14 years old at the time, runs away from a boarding school for delinquents on this beach.

 
Where. Rental at the Villers-Blonville Nautical Center - Rue Alfred Feine, 14640 VILLERS-SUR-MER and 54 avenue Michel d'Ornano, 14910 BLONVILLE-SUR-MER

 

 See the final scene of the movie "The Four Hundred Blows 

Borrow a sand yacht from the Villers-Blonville Nautical Center and glide along like François Truffaut in "Les Quatre Cents Coups".PNVB
Borrow a sand yacht from the Pôle Nautique Villers-Blonville and glide along like François Truffaut in "Les Quatre Cents Coups" © PNVB
At the aeroclub of
Saint-Gatien-des-Bois,
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Try a first flight or a helicopter ride. Fly over the coast like Jean Gabin in the credits of the movie"Le Baron de l'Ecluse", directed by Jean Delannoy.


Where. At theDeauville-Saint-Gatien Flying Club, located at Deauville Normandy Airport - 14130 SAINT-GATIEN-DES-BOIS

 

 Watch the trailer of "Le Baron de l'Ecluse 

Fly over Deauville like Jean Gabin in "Le Baron de l'EcluseNaïade Plante
Fly over inDeauville like Jean Gabin in "Le Baron de l'Ecluse" © Naïade Plante
In Blonville-sur-Mer,
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Take a walk on the beach with a kite like Sophie Marceau in the movie"Je reste" by Diane Kurys.


Where. On the beach of Blonville-sur-Mer, pass in front of the pretty house that served as a set for the film - Rue Pierre Jacquot, 14910 BLONVILLE-SUR-MER

 

 Watch the trailer of the movie "I stay". 

On the beach of Blonville-sur-Mer, the actors of the film "Je reste", directed by Diane Kurys : Sophie Marceau, Charles Berling and Vincent PerezAlter Films
On the beach of Blonville-sur-Mer, the actors of the film "Je reste", directed by Diane Kurys: Sophie Marceau, Charles Berling and Vincent Perez © Alter Films
In Deauville,
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  1. Place Claude Lelouch, relive the scene from the film"Un Homme et une Femme", shot here in 1966. Anouk Aimée and Jean-Louis Trintignant embrace each other to the rhythm of an infinite Dabadabada in a romantic and romantic winter light.
    Where. Place Claude Lelouch, Boulevard de la mer, 14800 DEAUVILLE
     

     See the beach scene from the movie "Un Homme et une Femme". 

  2. In the Barrière hotels, where the actors and directors invited to the American Film Festival reside, there are many references to the world of cinema. If you're not staying there, just have a drink at the bar to enjoy the photos displayed on the walls.
    Where. Hôtel Barrière Le Royal Deauville***** - Boulevard Cornuché, 14800 DEAUVILLE / Hôtel Barrière Le Normandy Deauville***** - 38 rue Jean Mermoz, 14800 DEAUVILLE
     
  3. Go up Avenue Lucien Barrière and pass in front of Coco Chanel's first boutique, embodied on screen by Audrey Tautou. A plaque designed by Karl Lagerfeld is affixed there
    Where ? plaque in front of the boutique La Villa Homme - 11 rue Lucien Barrière, 14800 DEAUVILLE
     

     Watch "Chanel Solitaire" 

  4. Walk along the boards. The names of American actors and directors invited to the American Film Festival each year are listed.
    Where. Promenade des Planches, 14800 DEAUVILLE
Deauville, a popular film location and the capital of American cinemaClaude Lelouch / Karl Lagerfeld / Cassiana Sarrazin
Deauville, a popular film location and the capital of American cinema © Claude Lelouch / Karl Lagerfeld / Cassiana Sarrazin
Picnic at
Saint-Pierre-Azif,
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Like Brad Pitt immortalized by Wes Anderson in a phone commercial. A nugget in homage to Jacques Tati that brings together a 2CV, a bicycle race and a topless young woman (Camille Cottin).


Where? City Hall - 14950 SAINT-PIERRE-AZIF

 

 See the ad with Brad Pitt 

Saint-Pierre-Azif City Hall, in front of which Brad Pitt was immortalized by Wes AndersonCity of Saint-Pierre-Azif
Saint-Pierre-Azif town hall, in front of which Brad Pitt was immortalized by Wes Anderson © Ville de Saint-Pierre-Azif
In Tourgéville,
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Sleep at Les Manoirs de Tourgéville ****. Created by Claude Lelouch to bring together his friends, this place in the heart of the Pays d'Auge is now a hotel. Guests can enjoy the cinema room designed by the director, and watch the film of their choice. A few scenes from Jalil Lespert's thriller"Iris" were filmed here in 2016.
Where? Les Manoirs de Tourgéville ****, 668 Chemin de l'Orgueil, 14800 TOURGEVILLE
 

 Watch the trailer of the movie "Iris

Projection room at the Manoirs de Tourgéville****The Manors of Tourgéville
Screening room at the Manoirs de Tourgéville**** © Les Manoirs de Tourgéville
At the Casino Barrière in Deauville,
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Stroll through the game rooms like"Bob le flambeur", a cult character from a Jean-Pierre Melville film and author of a black and white hold-up. Replay this famous heist at the escape game "Le hangar à énigmes".
 

 Watch the trailer of the movie "Bob le flambeur 
 

Try to see a show in the casino theater. Inspired by the Opera House of the Château de Versailles, this Italian-style theater surprises by its proportions, its horseshoe-shaped balcony and its walls lined with toile de jouy. Some of the boxing scenes from the film"Sparring" directed by Samuel Jouy were performed there.
 

 Watch the trailer of the movie "Sparring 

 
Where? Casino Barrière Deauville - 2 rue Edmond Blanc, 14800 DEAUVILLE / Le Hangar à énigmes - 55 rue du Général Leclerc, 14800 DEAUVILLE and 67 bis rue du Général de Gaulle, 14360 TROUVILLE-SUR-MER
The Casino Barrière of Deauville, set of the movies "Bob le Flambeur" and "SparringPatrice Le Bris
The Casino Barrière of Deauville, set of the movies "Bob le Flambeur" and "Sparring" © Patrice Le Bris

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