A blast from the past at the American Film Festival in Deauville

Every year in September, the seaside resort in Normandy presents a selection of American films and hosts celebrities on the famous Boardwalk. For the 44th edition, which lasts until Sept 9, the Ouest France newspaper opened its archives to ArtPhotoLimited, a specialist in art photography purchases. We're bringing them to you, to flash back to Deauville with previously unpublished photos.
My cabana

Deauville. 38th edition of the American Film Festival in 2012: Actress and director Salma Hayek inaugurated the cabana that bears her name on the Boardwalk.

Sean Connery at the Normandy

Here is the Scottish actor Sean Connery during an interview on Sept 4, 1981 at a lounge in the Normandy Hotel. Along with the Royal Hotel, the hotel represents the mythical address of Normandy's seaside best, which has hosted celebrities and world leaders since its beginning.

Angelina and Brad

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt together and all smiles (that was before, clearly). The photo was taken in 2007 during the 33rd edition, when the two actors presented the film The Assassination by Jesse James.

Nicole Kidman

On the red carpet of the Norman resort, the American actress promoted Birth. Presented in Deauville in September 2004, Jonathan Glazer's film was launched few weeks later in the United States, France, and Canada.

Nicole Kidman

On the red carpet of the Norman resort, the American actress promoted Birth. Presented in Deauville in September 2004, Jonathan Glazer's film was launched few weeks later in the United States, France, and Canada.

Jessica Chastain

As other celebrities at the American film Festival in Deauville have, the actress inaugurated a cabana that bears her name on the famous Boardwallk of the Norman seaside resort, facing the beach.

Learn more :

. Le Festival du cinéma de Deauville (External link)
. ArtPhotoLimited (External link) : le site de photographie d’art met profite du 44e Festival du cinéma américain de Deauville pour mettre à l’honneur 30 photos vintage inconnues du grand public, réalisées des années 70 à nos jours.
. Organiser son séjour à Deauville (External link)
. Organiser son séjour en Normandie (External link)