The 2019 poster: Creator's words: "For this anniversary, we have imagined an ambassador, a little starlet, a bit of a festival, a seductive suspicion ... topped with a hatcake that will satisfy all the gourmands of the 7th art. will accompany you throughout the festival, making you discover the city of Dinard as well as [...]
Colette - By Wash Westmoreland - 1h52 With Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Eleanor Tom linson Genres: Drama, Biopic Nationalities: American, British Synopsis: Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms. Trailer
The Escape - By Dominic Savage - 1:45 With Gemma Arterton, Dominic Cooper, Frances Barber Genre: Drama Nationality: British Synopsis: An ordinary woman makes an extraordinary decision which will change her life forever. Trailer
Bohemian Rhapsody - By Bryan Singer - 2:15 With Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Lucy Boynton Genres: Biopic, drama Nationality: American Synopsis: The story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid (1985). Trailer
Beast - By Michael Pearce - 1h47 With Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, Geraldine James Genre: Thriller Nationality: British Synopsis: A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders. Trailer
The Favourite - By Yorgos Lanthimos - 2 hours With Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone Genres: History, Drama Nationalities: American, British, Irish Synopsis: In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her [...]
Disobedience - By Sebastian Leio - 1h54 With Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola Genres: Drama, Romance Nationality: American Synopsis: A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her for her attraction to a female childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality. Trailer
My Lady - by Richard Eyre - 1h46 With Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead Genres: Drama, Judiciary Nationality: British Synopsis: Should a teenager be forced to receive the transfusion that could save him? Fiona Maye, Judge of the High Court, decides to visit him, before deciding. Their meeting will upset the course of things. [...]
Award ceremony of Instagram photo contest - Balnéum Room - 17h00
Hussam Hindi invites you to travel through the 30 past editions of the Festival. This session will be fueled by projections, anecdotes, photos and by the testimonies of those who were at the origin of the Festival (including its founder Thierry de la Fournière) and who made this event an unmissable event.
Wild Rose - by Tom Harper - 1h41 With Jessie Buckley, Julie Walters, Sophie Okonedo Genres: Musical, Drama, Comedy Nationality: British Synopsis: Just out of prison and back with her two children, Rose-Lynn has only one obsession: leave Glasgow to become a country singer in Nashville. Torn between her passion and her obligations as a [...]
Outdoor Cine - Saint Alexander Park at 9:30 pm (in case of rain projection at the Stéphan Bouttet Auditorium) Sing Street - By John Carney - 1:46 With Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, Jack Reynor Genres: Comedy, Musical Nationality: Irish, British , American Synopsis: A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained [...]
ANIMATION ENSURED BY HUSSAM HINDI - 1h For this new edition, the Festival renews its quiz on cult films (British and other). Come to the library L'OURSE Dinard to test your cinematographic knowledge and become the new moviegoer of this session 2019. Several gifts to win! After the Quiz will be offered a friendly pot [...]
Lion - by Garth Davis - 1h58 With Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman Genres: Biopic, Drama Nationality: American, Australian, British Synopsis: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets [...]
Sunnyside, an idyll in the fields - by Charlie Chaplin - 41 min The Friends of the British Cinema of Dinard propose a screening of Charlie Chaplin's film "Sunnyside, an idyll in the fields" accompanied with talent on the piano by Amaury Rosa de Poullois ... Unique and free session A welcome cocktail will be [...]
If you want to submit a film for the 30 edition, online submissions for British features and shorts will be open 29th April – 21st July, 2019” Please read our rules and preselection conditions.
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Victoria & Abdul - Stephen Frears - 1h52 Featuring: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard Genre : Biopic, Historical Drama Nationalities : American, British The extraordinary true story of an unlikely friendship that occurred towards the end of Queen Victoria’s rule. When Abdul Karim, a young employee of the crown, travels from India to participate in Queen Victoria’s jubilee, he is [...]
King Arthur - Guy Ritchie - 2h06 Featuring: Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Jude Law Genre : Action, Adventure, Historical Nationalities : American, Australian, British A young man of sharp wit, Arthur and his gang run the outskirts of Londonium, completely unaware of their unique fate – up until the day Arthur pulls the fabled Excalibur out of its stone [...]
Viceroy's House - Gurinder Chadha - 1h47 Featuring: Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, Manish Dayal Genre : Historical Drama Nationalities : British, Indian March 1947. After 300 years of English rule, the Viceroy’s House in Delhi opens its doors for one last time to welcome in grand style Lord Mountbatten and his family. Grandson of the Queen, and nominated as the [...]
The Darkest Hour - Joe Wright - 2h06 Featuring: Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn Genre : Historical drama Nationalities : British A brilliant politician full of nerve, Winston Churchill stands out as one of the pillars of the British parliament. But, at 65 years of age, his candidacy for Prime Minister seems unlikely. Regardless, he is nominated as [...]
Churchill - Jonathan Teplitzky - 1h45 Featuring: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery Genre : Biopic, Drama, War Nationalities: British, American June 1944. The 48 hours preceding D-Day which will seal the fate of Winston Churchill, and the world. "Churchill" Trailer
Screening of a Short directed by Dinard Esta Productions and filmed in Dinard. The screening will take place at 8:00 p.m. at the Auditorium S. Bouttet.
Sunday 23rd of September – PADDINGTON 2 – Palais des Arts et du Festival, Salle du Balnéum at 5:30 p.m.
Paddington - Paul King - 1h43 Featuring: Guillaume Gallienne, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins Genre : Animated film, Comedy Nationalities : British, French Since we last saw him, Paddington Bear has been taking it easy at the home of his adopted parents, the Browns, in a quaint London suburb. Whilst out looking for the perfect gift to give his [...]
Sunday 23rd of September – Unveiling Presentation 2018 – Palais des Arts et du Festival, Petit Palais à Dinard
Unveiling of the Festival by Hussam Hindi at the Palais des Arts et du Festival de Dinard. The presentation will take place at the Petit Palais and is open to the public It will be followed by... Prize-giving ceremony for the Instagram Photo Competition "What kind of mermaid are you?" In the Balnéum du Palais des Arts et du [...]
The Party - Of Sally Potter - 1h11 Featuring: Kristin Scott Thomas, Timothy Spall, Patricia Clarkson Genre : Drama, Comedy Nationalities : British Janet is hosting an intimate gathering of friends to celebrate her promotion to Shadow Minister of Health of the opposition. Her husband, Bill, seems preoccupied. As their friends arrive, some of whom have their own dramatic [...]
Dark River - Clio Barnard - 1h29 Featuring: Ruth Wilson, Mark Stanley, Sean Bean Genre : Drama Nationalities : British After the death of her father and 15 years of absence, Alice returns to her childhood home in Yorkshire to reclaim the family farm promised to her. However, her brother Joe, weary after years of [...]
Always dreamed of having your face on a movie poster? Make this dream come true during the Saint-Alexandre festivities! Put on your best smile and come down to the stand 'Têtes d'Affiches' to pose in your choice of a selection of 5 of the Festival's most famous posters and be immortalised in glamorous fashion.
THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL – John Madden – 2h05 Featuring: Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Maggie Smith Genre: Dramatic Comedy Nationalities: British, American These days, England isn’t designed for those of ripe old age – even retirement is being outsourced! This film follows the adventures of a group of pensioners who cut off all [...]
COPS - Buster Keaton - 33 mins “Les Amis du Cinéma Britannique de Dinard” society invites you to rediscover Buster Keaton's silent adventures in a new light: accompanied in style by a live performance from pianist Amaury Rosa de Poullois. There will be a cocktail reception before the screening. All proceeds will go towards the [...]
Hosted by HUSSAM HINDI - Duration: 1h The Festival's "Cult Film Quiz' returns for its newest edition, testing your knowledge of the biggest and best films, British or otherwise. Join us at the mediathèque L'Ourse Dinard to test out your cinema knowledge and be crowned 2018's newest film buff. Several prizes to be won The [...]
DUNKIRK – Christopher Nolan – 1h47 Featuring: Fionn Whitehead, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy Genre: Historial Drama, War Nationalities: American, French, British, Dutch In May of 1940, Allied soldiers find themselves marooned and surrounded by German forces on the Northern coast of France. Amongst the young British men trapped on the beaches is Tommy, who, [...]
A new logo and a new name for the Festival! The Festival is getting a makeover for its 29th edition by changing his name and logo! The British Film Festival of Dinard becomes the "Dinard Film Festival". This new name will also allow more effective communication and has been used by the British press for [...]
The President of the Feature Films Jury of the 28th edition of the Dinard British film Festival, Nicole Garcia and the jury members - French actress Clémence Poésy, French actor Vincent Elbaz, French Author and Screenwriter Philippe Besson, French editor Annette Dutertre, British actor Roger Allam, and British Producer & Distributor Michael Ryan - have given [...]
Save the date 2018 ! 2018 Dinard film Festival : From 26 to 30 September 2018! We look forward to seeing you
Through those 28 years, the British Film Festival is proud to have showed different visual effects, coming directly from the artists's imagination or creative illustrators. After its hybrid and ambigious creatures of the 25th and 26th editions, its -still- non identified character, hiding under a bearskin of the 27th edition, the festival returns to its [...]
The 28th Dinard British Film Festival will run Sept. 27th - Oct. 1st, 2017!
After a beautiful and very flowered red carpet, the closing ceremony saw Sing Street, by John Carney, awarded. Claude Lelouch gave a special mention to Away by David Blair. For this first edition, the Shortcuts Jury awarded Operator by Caroline Bartleet while the public decided to give his award to Balcony by Toby Fell-Holden. The [...]
The opening ceremony took place yesterday evening at the Casino Barrière de Dinard. Claude Lelouch with his jury launched this new edition alongside the 2016 godmother Rebecca O'Brien.
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And here are the members of the 2016 Jury ! French actresses Victoria Bedos, Julie Ferrier, Anne Parillaud and Florence Thomassin, British actors, Phil Davis and James D'Arcy, French actor and director Jalil Lespert and two producers, Eric Lagesse and Colin Vaines.
On Friday, August 26th, 800 people came to the outdoor screening of "One Chance". Next free screenings will start on Sunday, Septembre 25th, and go on during 4 days before the opening day of the Film Festival !
Now that you’ve had the pleasure to see our official trailer, we’re giving you a sneak peak at the 2016 Festival’s program. We will show a premiere of I, Daniel Blake, directed by Ken Loach, the movie that won the Palme d’Or in Cannes. As you may already know, many of his movies have been [...]
As every year , DISCOVER All Free sessions before the start of the Festival. From Thursday 21th of September until Tuesday 27th of September. The Festival OFFERS free projections: Dinard , St Lunaire and St Malo. To find full program , please visit the page " Dinard at the Movies " Discover the Summer [...]
The festival team is proud to introduce the poster for the 27th edition of the British Film Festival of Dinard. Every year, the unveiling of the poster marks the start of the countdown to the event itself. With feet firmly planted in the sand, equipped with rubber boots – a must in Brittany according gossipers, and [...]