Ryan Gosling and Jessica Chastain to receive Deauville’s Un Nouvel Hollywood award, feting upcoming American acting talent.
The Deauville Festival Of American Film, running Sept 2-11, has unveiled its competition line-up featuring 14 films, nine of which are directorial debuts.
Titles due to compete include Sam Levinson’s Another Happy Day and Amy Wendel’s All She Can, both of which premiered at Sundance earlier this year.
Having previously announced Olivier Assayas as president of the jury, the festival unveiled the remaining members on Tuesday  including actresses Nathalie Baye and Chiara Mastroianni and director Claire Denis.
Deauville also announced the addition of four titles to its The Premiers section, giving French premieres to upcoming US releases.
These comprise Glenn Ficarra and John Requa’s Crazy, Stupid, Love. as well as Todd Solondz’ Dark Horse, Gus Van Sant’s Restless and Curtis Hanson’s Too Big To Fail.
Liz Garbus’ Bobby Fischer Against The World has also been added to the festival’s documentary section, Les Docs De L’Oncle Sam.
The festival also revealed that Ryan Gosling and The Tree Of Life, Take Shelter (pictured) and The Help actress Jessica Chastain had been selected to receive its Un Nouvel Hollywood award celebrating rising US actors.
Elsewhere in the festival, Oscar-winning Pulp Fiction writer Roger Avary will give a lesson on scriptwriting, drawing on the examples of Killing Zoe, Rules Of Attraction and Beowulf.
On the industry front, the festival announced that for the first time it would host a roundtable between the Producers Guild Of America and French Cinema Producers Association on the theme of Producing In 2011: The New Rules Of The Game”.
The competition line-up:
Another Happy Day, dir. Sam Levinson
All She Can, dir. Amy Wendel
Another Earth, dir. Mike Cahill
Circumstance, dir. Maryam Keshavarz
Detachment, dir. Tony Kaye
Jess + Moss, dir. Clay Jeter
On The Ice, Andrew dir. Okpeaha MacLean
Return, dir. Liza Johnson
Take Shelter, dir. Jeff Nichols
Terri, dir. Azazel Jacobs
The Dynamiter, dir. Matthew Gordon
Trust, dir. David Schwimmer
Without, dir. Mark Jackson
Yelling To The Sky, dir. Victoria Mahoney