Edition 2019

The 30th anniversary edition of the Dinard Festival of British Film took place from September 25 to 29, 2019. Sandrine Bonnaire, charismatic actress, chaired the jury. For the occasion, each beach hut surrounding the Écluse beach was renamed in honor of the presidents of the jury.


Feature film jury members

  • President of the Jury : Sandrine Bonnaire, French actress, director and screenwriter
  • Raphaël Personnaz, French actor and comedian
  • Sveva Alviti, Italian actress and model
  • James Watkins, English director and screenwriter
  • Sami Bouajila, French actor and director
  • Jane Horrocks, Actress
  • Danièle Thompson, French director and screenwriter
  • Michael Caton-Jones, Scottish director and producer
  • Aurélie Saada, French singer, producer, screenwriter and actress

Jury members shortcuts

©Audrey Ravache
  • President : Shane Meadows, English director and screenwriter
  • Farah Abushwesha, Irish producer
  • Phénix Brossard, French actor
  • Diane Gabrysiak, French Program Director

Films in competition

  • Animals directed by Sophie Hyde, with Holliday Grainger, Alia Shawkat, Fra Fee, Dermot Murphy
  • Only You directed by Harry Wootliff with Laia Costa, Josh O’Connor
  • Cordelia directed by Adrian Shergold with Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Johnny Flynn, Michael Gambon
  • The Keeper directed by Marcus H. Rosenmüller with David Kross, Freya Mavor, Josh Henshaw, Gary Lewis
  • The Last Tree directed by Shola Amoo with Sam Adewumni, Denise Black, Nicholas Pinnock, Gbemisola Ikumelo
  • VS. directed by Ed Lilly with Connor Swindells, Fola Evans-Akingbola


  • Hitchcock d’Or Ciné+ Grand Prix du Jury 
    The Keeper by Marcus H. Rosenmüller
  • Special Mention of the Jury
    A special mention is given to all the actresses and actors of the competition
  • Hitchcock du Best Screenplay Allianz
    VS. directed by Ed Lilly 
  • Critics’ Choice Award
    Only You directed by Harry Wootliff
  • Public Hitchcock Price
    The Keeper directed by Marcus H. Rosenmüller
  • Jury Hitchcock Shortcuts Price
    Widdershins directed by Simon P. Biggs
  • Special Mention Shortcuts of the Jury
    In Our Skin directed by Rosa Beiro
  • Hitchcock du Public Shortcuts
    Capital directed by Freddy Syborn
  • The ” Coup de Cœur ” PrizeAwarded by the association LA REGLE DU JEU
    For Sama de Waad al-Kateab & Edward Watts
  • Hitchcock d’Honneur Barrière
    to Mike Leigh