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THE TRIBUTES OF THE DEAUVILLE AMERICAN CINEMA FESTIVAL
Created in 1977, the "Tributes" honor remarkable figures of American cinema.

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Jason Clarke
Comedian

Originally from Australia, Jason Clarke is one of the most respected comedians in Hollywood and has continued to chain films since he established himself in the United States through various roles for the small and big screen . Hollywood opened its doors in 2009 with the gangster film Public Enemies by Michael Mann, facing Johnny Depp. He goes on the following year with satire Wall Street, money never sleeps by Oliver Stone, with Shia LaBeouf and Michael Douglas. In 2015, he played John Connor in the science fiction film Terminator Genisys by Alan Taylor, alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger and Emilia Clarke. That year, he also came to the Deauville festival presented at the opening Everest by Baltasar Kormákur, with Josh Brolin and Jake Gyllenhaal. He is showing the opening film of the Deauville festival this year, The Kennedy Secret by John Curran, in which he brilliantly plays Senator Ted Kennedy, and drama First Man by Damien Chazelle, alongside Ryan Gosling.

The American Film Festival will pay tribute to him on stage, in his presence.

The City of Deauville will pay tribute to him on the Planches with the inauguration of a booth in his name

(Saturday September 1st 10:45 am)

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Kate Beckinsale
Actress

Of British origin, Kate Beckinsale has established herself by her charm and her wide range of play as a flagship value of the film industry.
Revealed in 1993 in Much Ado About Nothing and with Kenneth Branagh, where she plays Hero, a young, loving and naive woman, facing Emma Thompson, Keanu Reeves and Denzel Washington, Kate Beckinsale won international attention in 2001 when 'she replies to Ben Affleck and Josh Hartnett in the historic Oscar-winning epic Pearl Harbor, directed by Michael Bay. In 2003, she portrayed the vampire warrior Selene in the fantasy film Underworld by Len Wiseman, with Scott Speedman, a role which she will take up in four sequels. She has just finished filming The Widow, an eight-episode series produced by Harry and Jack Williams. It will soon be showing in Farming, the first feature film by British director of Nigerian origin Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. The film tells the director's own story: that of a child adopted by a white family from the English middle class.

The American Film Festival will pay tribute to him on stage, in his presence.

The City of Deauville will pay tribute to him on the Planches with the inauguration of a booth in his name

(Sunday, September 2 14:45 p.m.)

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Morgan Freeman
Comedian

Whether Morgan Freeman is imposing, charming or sensitive, his ability to embody a wide variety of characters has always given rise to unforgettable performances.
Morgan Freeman is one of the most famous comedians in American cinema and his films are among the greatest critical and commercial successes of all time. He is the second most lucrative actor in the history of cinema, since all of his films totaled more than $ 4 billion at the box office.
In cinema, he won four Oscar nominations: that of the best actor in a supporting role in 1987 for The Road by Jerry Schatzberg, that of the best actor in 1989 for Miss Daisy and her driver by Bruce Beresford - the film won the Oscar for best film - which earned him the Golden Globe for best actor, in 1994 for The escapees by Frank Darabont and in 2010 for Invictus by Clint Eastwood. He won the Oscar for best supporting actor in 2005 for Million Dollar Baby by Clint Eastwood. Among his very rich filmography, let us mention in particular Brubaker by Stuart Rosenberg (1980), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves by Kevin Reynolds (1991), Unforgiven (1992), which marks his first collaboration with Clint Eastwood, Seven by David Fincher (1995), Friendship by Steven Spielberg (1997), The Dark Knight: The Dark Knight by Christopher Nolan (2008) ... It will soon be showing the feature films Nutcracker and the Four Kingdoms by Lasse Hallström and Joe Johnston and Angel Has Fallen by Ric Roman Waugh.

The American Film Festival will pay tribute to him on stage, in his presence.

The City of Deauville will pay tribute to him on the Planches with the inauguration of a booth in his name

(Friday September 7 11:30 am)

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Sarah Jessica Parker
Actress and producer

An award-winning actress - she has received four Golden Globes, three SAG Awards and two Emmy Awards - Sarah Jessica Parker is also a producer and businesswoman. She plays the character of Carrie Bradshaw in the hit TV series Sex and the City (1998-2004), of which she is also executive producer. She took over this role in 2008 in the film adaptation of the series, Sex and the City: The Movie, then in his suite, Sex and the City 2, two years later.
Honeymoon in Las Vegas Andrew Bergman (1992), Miami Rhapsody by David Frankel (1995), The First Wives Club Hugh Wilson (1996), Mars Attacks! (1996) et Ed Wood (1994) by Tim Burton, Playboy to grab by Tom Dey (2006), Smart People by Noam Murro (2008) and But how do women do it? by Douglas McGrath (2011) were among the most significant films of his career. Sarah Jessica Parker recently launched the publishing house SJP for Hogarth which publishes quality works of fiction, written by recognized authors, but also emerging voices. Directly involved in the editorial process, she selects and acquires manuscripts that reflect her own taste for reading. A Place for Us, Fatima Farheen Mirza's first novel and the first acquisition of SJP for Hogarth, was praised by critics of the New York Times when it was published last June.

The American Film Festival will pay tribute to him on stage, in his presence.

The City of Deauville will pay tribute to him on the Planches with the inauguration of a booth in his name

(Friday 7 September 14 p.m.)

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