Monday, 15 September 2014

WHIPLASH DRUMS UP BIG WINS AT DEAUVILLE


The 40th Deauville Film Festival wrapped on Saturday night, finishing its ceremonies with the distribution of its awards. Damien Chazelle's Whiplash continues its dominance of the year's festival awards scene, taking home two top awards, while Reese Witherspoon drama The Good Lie and horror film It Follows also bagged prizes.

Grand Prize
Whiplash (Damien Chazelle)

Jury Prize
The Good Lie (Philippe Falardeau)

Revelations: Cartier Prize for Best Film
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (Ana Lily Amirpour)

Best French Feature Debut
Elle l'Adore (Jeanne Henry)

40th Anniversary Award
Things People Do (Saar Klein)

Critics' Prize
It Follows (David Robert Mitchell)

Audience Award
Whiplash (Damien Chazelle)