Danny Boyle's Millions isto open the Dinard Festival of British Film (Oct 7-10), while Mike Leigh's VeraDrake will close the festival.

Artistic director, HussamHindi has put together a programme which includes Gurinder Chadha's Brideand Prejudice - A Bollywood Musical, Roger Michell's Enduring Love,Mike Barker's A Good Woman and the controversial Nine Songs fromMichael Winterbottom.

Six films will screen incompetition, including Pavel Pawlikowski's My Summer of Love, ShaneMeadows' Dead Man's Shoes and Kenneth Glenaan's Yasmin.

Actress Charlotte Ramplingwill preside over the opening and closing ceremonies as the festival's "Presidented'Honneur".

The UK Film Council,together with the British Council, the Centre National de la Cinematographie(CNC), Kodak, and other partners, are once again supporting the festival.


Mothers & Daughters
Director: Hannah Davis & David Connolly
Cast: Joan Blackham, Jean Boht, Simone Bowkett, Hannah Davis, Miranda Hart

My Summer Of Love
Director: Pawel Pawlikovski
Cast: Nathalie Press, Emily Blunt, Paddy Considine

Dead Man's Shoes
Director: Shane Meadows
Cast: Paddy Considine, Gary Stretch, Toby Kebbel

The Football Factory
Director: Nick Love
Cast: Danny Dyer, Frank Harper, Roland Manookian, Dudley Sutton


Director: Kenneth Glenaan
Cast: Archie Panjabi, Renu Setna, Steve Jackson, SyedAhmed, David Ahmed; Gary Lewis

Bullet Boy
Director: Saul Dibb
Cast: Leon Black, Claire Perkins, Ashley Walters


Director: Danny Boyle
Cast: James Nesbitt, Enzo Cilenti, Daisy Donovan, Alexander Nathan

Nine Songs
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Cast: Kieran O'Brien, Margot Stilley

Bride & Prejudice: A BollywoodMusical
Director: Gurinder Chadha
Cast: Aiswarya Rai, Martin Henderson, Daniel Gillies, Naveen Andrews

Dear Frankie
Director: Shona Auerbach
Cast: Emily Mortimer, Gerard Butler, Jack McElhone

Freeze Frame
Director: John Simpson
Cast: Lee Evans, Rachael Stirling, Colin Salmon, Sean McGinley, Ian McNeice

A Good Woman
Director: Mike Barker
Cast: Helen Hunt, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Wilkinson, Stephen Campbell Moore,Mark Umbe

I Capture the Castle
Director: Tim Fywell
Cast: Marc Blucas, Rose Byrne, Sinead Cusack, TaraFitzgerald, Bill Nighy, Henry Thomas

Stage Beauty
Director: Richard Eyre
Cast: Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Rupert Everett, Tom Wilkinson, BenChaplin, Hugh Bonneville, Richard Griffiths, Emily Fox

The Queen of Sheba's Pearls
Director: Colin Nutley
Cast: Eilenn Atkins, Helena Bergstrom, Lorcan Cranitch, Lindsay Duncan, TimDutton

A La Rencontre De Jane Birkin (Documentary)
Director: Gabrielle Crawford

Country of my Skull
Director: John Boorman
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Juliette Binoche, Brendan Gleeson, Menzi Ngumane, NickBoraine, Lonel Newton

Enduring Love
Director: Roger Michell
Cast: Rhys Ifans, Samantha Morton, Daniel Craig

Vera Drake
Director: Mike Leigh
Cast: Imelda Staunton, Phil Davis, Heather Craney

Director: Richard Loncraine
Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Paul Bettany, AustinNichols, Sam Neill, Jon Favreau, Bernard Hill, James McAvoy, Eleanor Bron,Nikolaj Coster Waldau

Director: Pete Travis
Cast: Gerard McSorley, Michele Forbes, Brenda Fricker, Stuart Graham

School for Seduction
Director: Sue Heel
Cast: Kelly Brook, Daymon Britton, Margi Clarke

Tribute To Mike Hodges
Get Carter
(1971), Pulp (1972), The Terminal Man(1974), Flash Gordon (1980), Black Rainbow (1989), Croupier(1998) and I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003).

Tribute to Christopher Lee
Guy Hamilton's The Man with the Golden Gun (1974),Georges Lucas' Star Wars: Episode 2 - Attack of the Clones) (2000),Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings : The Fellowship of the Ring)(2001)

"Close Up / Gros Plan": The Magic Roundabout
The Festival's "Close Up" section this year is dedicated to "TheMagic Roundabout". With therelease of the new 3D animated film in 2005, and the 40th anniversary inOctober of the original series, the festival will celebrate what was tobecome a cult phenomenon in the UK with screenings of a selection of episodesfrom the original French series, clips from the upcoming film, and adocumentary looking at the influences of the series on British and Frenchanimation.