London To Brighton won the Hitchcock d'Or, or grand jury prize, of the17th Festival Du Film Britannique in
PaulAndrew Williams' debut feature, a gritty thriller, previously screening in
The Hitchcock d'Argentaudience award went to Adrian Shergold's Pierrepoint,which also won the Prix Kodak for best cinematography.
Kidulthoodwon the Grand Marnier trophy for best screenplay, written by Noel Clarke.
This year's jury included FrancoisBerleand, Chantal Lauby, Dominique Besnehard, Radu Mihaileanu, Yun Chung-Hi,Evelyne Bouix, Bronagh Gallagher, Charles Dance and Stephen Mangan.
The other films incompetition were Yousaf Ali Khan's AlmostAdult, Sean Ellis' Cashback andNiall Heery's Small Engine Repair.
The British Film Festival inDinard is supported by the UK Film Council, the British Council and France's
This year's other filmsscreened include Roger Michell's Venus,Stephen Frears' The Queen, SeanHogan's Lie Still and RichardLaxton's Life & Lyrics.
Attendees included Brian Coxand Leslie Phillips (the subjects of retrospectives), Charlotte Rampling,Antoine de Caunes, Marc Evans, Shane Meadows, Roger Michell and dozens ofFrench and