Dinard British Film Festival to Host World Premiere of 'Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007'
LONDON – The Dinard British Film Festival in France will celebrate 50 years of James Bond with the world premiere of Stevan Riley's new documentary Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007.
Directed by Riley (Fire in Babylon) and produced by John Battsek (One Day In September) and Simon Chinn (Man on Wire), the documentary focuses on three men with a shared dream – Bond producer Albert R. Broccoli, Harry Saltzman and novelist and creator Ian Fleming.
The film is set to unspool at the French celebration of British movies on October 5, 50 years to the day that Dr. No was released in cinemas.
Further Bond films from the long running franchise will be screened during the festival including Thunderball, The Man with the Golden Gun, Dr. No, Casino Royale, Goldeneye and On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.
This year's jury for the festival will be presided over by Patrick Bruel along with 10 jury members from the U.K. and France : Actress Celia Imrie, actor Raza Jaffrey, actor Stephen Dillane, screenwriter Adrian Hodges, director Catherine Corsini, actor and screenwriter Jérémie Elkaïm, director and producer Josée Dayan, actress Maria de Medeiros, director Marjane Satrapi and producer Cyril Colbeau - Justin.
The 23rd edition of the Dinard British Film Festival runs Ocober 3 through 7 and counts six films in the running for its Golden Hitchcock award.
The movies vying for award are Tom Shkolnik's The Comedian, starring Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Elisa Lasowski and Edward Hogg, Good Vibrations, directed by Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn, starring Richard Dormer, Jodie Whittaker, Dylan Moran and Andrew Simpson, Ben Drew's Ill Manors with Riz Ahmed, Ed Skrein and Natalie Press, Live East Die Young directed by Laura Hypponen, Oscar winning director James Marsh's Shadow Dancer starring Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough and Gillian Anderson and Rowan Athale's Wasteland, with Luke Treadaway, Matthew Lewis and Timothy Spall.
Actor Tom Courtenay's screen life, a tribute to the work of John Schlesinger and the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens will also be celebrated during the festival, organizers said.