Deauville American Film Festival: RED ROCKET wins Jury Prize and Critic’s Prize

September 13, 2021

For the second year in a row, a FilmNation production has won both the Jury and Critic's Prize at the Deauville American Film Festival. Red Rocket's win comes after it's highly praised preimere at the Venice Film Festival. 

Both Baker and Rex were on hand in Deauville to receive the awards. Baker said there were fewer and fewer filmmakers directing indie films in the U.S. “Franchises and series will always be there but let’s keep making cinema,” said Baker on stage. He was joined by Rex, who said he was struggling to get an audition when Baker called him to offer him the part.

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