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Englishman, Time to bookend Dinard’s 20th anniversary

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Richard Laxton’s An Englishman in New York and Julian FellowesFrom Time to Time will respectively open and close the 20th Dinard British Film Festival (October 8-11).

The year’s competition films for the Hitchcock D’or award are Justin Molotnikov’s Crying With Laughter, Armando Ianucci’s In the Loop [+see also:
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, Henrique Goldman’s Jean-Charles, Xiaolu Guo’s She, a Chinese [+see also:
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, Jamie Jay Johnson’s Sounds Like Teen Spirit and Dominic Murphy’s White Lightin’ [+see also:
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The winner will get €3100 towards French distribution and the director gets €1500. Writer/director Jean Paul Rappenau chairs this year’s jury, which also features actors Hugh Bonneville and Sally Hawkins and director Paul Andrew Williams. There will be previews of Louis Price’s Barbara Hulanicki: Beyond Biba, Duncan Ward’s Boogie Woogie [+see also:
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, Jan Dunn’s The Calling, Justin Kerrigan’s I Know You Know [+see also:
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Interview [GB]
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, Philippe Pilard’s John Boorman, A Portrait, Andrew Kötting’s Ivul [+see also:
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, Lance Daly’s Kisses [+see also:
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, Duncan Jones’ Moon [+see also:
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, Lucy Bailey and Andrew Thompson’s Mugabe and the White African, Richard Jobson’s New Town Killers [+see also:
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, Eran Creevy’s Shifty [+see also:
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, Gerard Johnson’s Tony and Christopher Smith’s Triangle.

To mark the 20th anniversary, 10 young directors who debuted at Dinard will be felicitated in partnership with the UK Film Council and the British Council. They are:

Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank [+see also:
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, Red Road [+see also:
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)
John Crowley (Boy A [+see also:
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, Is Anybody There? [+see also:
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)
Saul Dibb (Bullet Boy, The Duchess [+see also:
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)
Ben Hopkins (The Market [+see also:
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, The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz)
Asif Kapadia (The Warrior [+see also:
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, Far North [+see also:
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]
)
James Marsh (Man on Wire [+see also:
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, The King)
Pawel Pawlikowski (My Summer of Love [+see also:
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interview: Tanya Seghatchian
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]
, Last Resort)
Lynne Ramsay (Ratcatcher, Morvern Callar [+see also:
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)
Christopher Smith (Severance [+see also:
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, Triangle)
Edgar Wright (Hot Fuzz [+see also:
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, Shaun of the Dead)

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