23rd edition of the festival, which promotes British films to French audiences, runs Oct 3-7.

Tom Shkolnik’s The Comedian, Lisa Barros D’Sa & Glenn Leyburn’s Good Vibrations, Ben Drew’s iLL Manors, Laura Hypponen’s Live East, Die Young and James Marsh’s Shadow Dancer will compete for this year’s Hitchcock d’Or at the 23rd Dinard Film Festival.

A further film selected for competition will be announced shortly.

Outside of the competition, other films screening at the festival include Ben Wheatley’s Sightseers, Ol Parker’s Now Is Good, Peter Strickland’s Berberian Sound Studio and Marc Evans’ Hunky Dory.

This year’s festival will see homages to Tom Courtenay, with three of the British actor’s films screening at the festival including David Lean’s Doctor Zhivago. There will also be a Charles Dickens retrospective with screenings of four adaptations of Dickens’ work and Anthony Wall’s Arena documentary Dickens on Film from 2011.

Films screening out of competition:

Berberian Sound Studio dir. Peter Strickland
Borrowed Time
dir. Jules Bishop
Dead But Not Buried dir. Phil Mulloy
Four Horsemen dir. Ross Ashcroft
Hitch (Theatre) dir. Stephane Boulan & Alain Riou
Hunky Dory dir. Marc Evans
I, Anna
dir. Barnaby Southcombe
Life In A Day
dir. Kevin Macdonald
Louyre dir. Andrew Kötting
Me and Me Dad dir. Katrine Boorman
Now is Good dir. Ol Parker
Papadopoulos and Sons dir. Marcus Markou
The Scapegoat
dir. Charles Sturridge
Sightseers dir. Ben Wheatley