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40 Shades of Blue among films competing at Deauville

by Rebecca Miller
starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Camilla Belle
Jack lives on the site of his abandoned island commune with his 16-year-old daughter Rose. Since the break-up of the commune, Jack has sheltered Rose completely from the influences of the outside world. When Jack invites his girlfriend and her two sons to live with them, the situation quickly becomes precarious…

BRICK 1st feature
by Rian Johnson
starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Lucas Haas
Producer: Ram Bergman
Brendan Frye is a loner at his high school, someone who knows all the angles but has chosen to stay on the outside. When the girl he loves turns up dead, he plunges into the school stratified society like a fist through a honeycomb, looking for answers.
BRICK earned the 2005 Sundance Special Jury Prize.

by Paul Haggis
starring Don Cheadle and Matt Dillon
A Brentwood housewife and her DA husband. A Persian store owner. Two police detectives who are also lovers. A black television director and his wife. A Mexican locksmith. Two car-jackers. A rookie cop. A Korean couple… They all live in Los Angeles. And in the next 36 hours, they will all collide…
Paul Haggis wrote Clint Eastwood's MILLION DOLLAR BABY. He cowrote such TV series as thirtysomething, L.A. Law, The Tracey Ulman Show and Family Law.
After Matt Dillon was honored by the Festival in 2002, he's back in Deauville this year.

by Stuart Gordon
starring William H. Macy, Julia Stiles, Dylan Walsh, Joe Mantegna and Denise Richards
The encounter with a fortune-teller has caused bland businessman Edmond Burke to confront the emptiness of his life and marriage. Appalled, he flees the safe boredom of his home into the vortex of the City's darkest streets…
Director Stuart Gordon wrote most of his films and cowrote Joe Johnston's HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS (1989) and Abel Ferrara's BODY SNATCHERS (1993).

by Ira Sachs
starring Dina Korzun and Rip Torn
Laura, a young woman born in Russia, lives in Memphis with her husband Alan, a legendary music producer, and their three-year old son. When Alan estranged adult son Michael comes for a visit, an intuitive bond develops between him and Laura that destabilizes her tightly controlled world.
FORTY SHADES OF BLUE garnered the 2005 Sundance Grand Prize.

by Lodge Kerrigan
starring Damian Lewis
New York. A little six-year-old girl is missing. Six months later, the child still has not been found. Her father, William Keane, makes the acquaintance of a single mother and her little daughter. He hides his story from them, and tries to start anew with them.
KEANE is Lodge Kerrigan's third feature, following CLEAN SHAVEN and CLAIRE DOLAN.

ON THE OUTS 1st feature
by Lori Silverbush and Michael Skolnik
starring Judy Marte, Paola Mendoza, Anny Mariano and Dominic Colon
Three young girls are from the same Jersey City neighborhood. Oz, seventeen, Suzette, fifteen, and Marisol, seventeen, struggle with all the highs and lows of teenage life in an inner-city world that makes its own rules.
Lori Silverbush's short MENTAL HYGIENE received the 2001 Deauville Jury Prize.

by Marcos Siega
starring Evan Rachel Wood and Selma Blair
Production company : Prospect Pictures
Kimberly Joyce, an insanely intelligent, wildly funny, shockingly cruel and sexy-beyond-her-years Beverly Hills teenager, will stop at nothing to become famous. She manipulates all those around her and convinces her two best friends to join her in a campaign against their teacher, Percy Anderson.
Marcos Siega has directed a large number of music videos for artists such as Weezer,
Blink 182 and Vanessa Carlton.

REEFER MADNESS 1st feature
by Andy Fickman
starring Kristen Bell, Christian Campbell, Neve Campbell and Alan Cumming
1936. One small American town. A federal agent shows up at the local high school to show naïve parents the horrific, horrendous fate that awaits youngsters who fall victim to the unspeakable scourge of marijuana…
Andy Fickman directed the musical Reefer Madness off-Broadway before he brought it to the screen.

TRANSAMERICA 1st feature
by Duncan Tucker
starring Felicity Huffman, Fionnula Flanagan
Producer: Sebastian Dungan
Bree, a transsexual woman, is working two jobs to save money for her final sexual reassignment surgery. When she receives a phone call from a teenage runaway looking for his father, she’s shocked to discover that a fumbling heterosexual encounter during her life as a man resulted in a son…
Duncan Tucker has written several short stories and started a career as a painter and
photographer. Many of his works have been on show in New York art galleries.


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