Europe 1 with AFP 3:22 p.m., May 22, 2022, modified at 3:24 p.m., May 22, 2022

French director Arnaud Desplechin, 61, will be the president of the jury for the 48th edition of the Deauville American Film Festival from September 2 to 11, organizers announced on Sunday.

French director Arnaud Desplechin, 61, will be the president of the jury for the 48th edition of the Deauville American Film Festival from September 2 to 11, organizers announced on Sunday.

The director succeeds Charlotte Gainsbourg

"Arnaud Desplechin will be the president of the #Deauville2022 jury! We were impatiently waiting for him to be available to take this unique look at American cinema," said the festival on Twitter.

PRESIDENT OF THE JURY



Arnaud Desplechin will be the President of the #Deauville2022 jury!



We were impatiently waiting for him to be available to take this unique look at American cinema.



Thomas Brunot



Book your passes for the festival https://t.co/gdM8TCTonbpic.twitter.com/BuZbUNhyAR

— Deauville Festival (@DeauvilleUS) May 22, 2022

The director succeeds Charlotte Gainsbourg who was president of the jury last September.

Arnaud Desplechin notably produced "A Christmas tale", "Three memories of my youth" or "Roubaix, a light".

Currently in competition at Cannes

He is currently in competition at the Cannes Film Festival with "Brother and Sister", a family drama in which Louis and Alice, played by Marion Cotillard and Melvil Poupaud, have a boundless hatred for each other and are reunited by the death of their parents.

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