The actress won Cesars for Vagabond and To Our Loves and starred in Est-Ouest and La Ceremonie, among others. Deauville American Film Festival will run from Aug 31-Sept 9.
Bonnaire’s second feature Maddened By His Absence screened in Critics’ Week in Cannes. Her first film, Her Name Is Sabine, earned a Cesar nomination for best documentary.
Deauville American Film Festival organisers also announced that journalist and author Frédéric Beigbeder will serve as president of the Cartier Revelation Jury.
The full programme for the 38th festival will be announced on Jul 25.