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Deauville competish taps ‘Deep,’ ‘Hedwig’

Ten pics to compete for prizes

PARIS — The Deauville American Film Festival has announced contenders in its seventh annual competition, which runs Sept. 3-7.

Ten pics will compete for the Grand Prize and Jury Prize of American Independent Film. The 10-member jury is headed by helmer Jean-Jacques Annaud. The pics are:

“Bartleby,” directed by Jonathan Parker and starring Crispin Glover.

“Brooklyn Babylon,” directed by Marc Levin, starring Karen Goberman and Tariq Trotter.

“The Business of Strangers,” directed by Patrick Stettner, starring Stockard Channing and Julia Stiles.

“The Deep End,” directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel, with Tilda Swinton and Goran Visnic.

“The Doe Boy,” directed by Randy Redroad, starring James Duval.

“Ghost World,” directed by Terry Zwigoff, starring Thora Birch, Steve Buscemi and Brad Renfro.

“Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” directed by and starring John Cameron Mitchell.

“In the Bedroom,” directed by Todd Field, starring Sissy Spacek, Marisa Tomei and Tom Wilkinson.

“Jump Tomorrow,” directed by Joel Hopkins, starring Tunde Adebimpe and Hippolyte Girardot.

“Series 7,” directed by Daniel Minahan, starring Brooke Smith and Glenn Fitzgerald.

The jury will award Grand and Jury prizes to the best of six short films chosen from among the following: “Blue Haven” by Julian Cautherley, “Frank’s Book” by R.A. White, “The Good Things” by Seth Wiley, “Here” by Brendan Donovan, “Halfway There” by Christophe Joly and “Mental Hygiene” by Lori Silverbush.

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