| Magic in the Moonlight|
68 feature films
| Deauville, France|
| Sin City: A Dame to Kill For|
Deauville American Film Festival Group
September 5, 2014 (2014-09-05)–September 14, 2014 (2014-09-14)
2014 Deauville American Film Festival Wikipedia
The 40th Deauville American Film Festival took place at Deauville, France from September 5 to 14, 2014. Woody Allen's romantic comedy film Magic in the Moonlight served as the opening night film. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller was the closing night film of the festival. The Grand Prix was awarded to Whiplash by Damien Chazelle, which also won the Audience award at the festival.
The festival paid tribute to James Cameron, Robin Williams, Lauren Bacall, Jessica Chastain, Will Ferrell, Brian Grazer, Ray Liotta, and John McTiernan and host retrospective of their films. In addition James Cameron also screened his film Deepsea Challenge 3D and received special honour as an award called 40th Anniversary Award. The festival honoured Russian-born American film and stage actor Yul Brynner with Deauville Legend award.