The Nest Wins Big at Deauville American Film Festival

September 14, 2020

As originally posted in Variety

'The Nest,' directed by Sean Durkin and starring Jude Law and Carrie Coon, was the big winner at the recently concluded 46th Deauville American Film Festival, taking home the grand prize, the 2020 Louis Roed­er­er Fon­da­tion Rev­e­la­tion prize and the Critic’s prize.



Writer/Director: Sean Durkin

Cast: Jude Law, Carrie Coon, Anne Reid, Charlie Shotwell

Rory (Jude Law), an ambitious entrepreneur and former commodities broker, persuades his American wife, Allison (Carrie Coon), and their children to leave the comforts of suburban America and return to his native England during the 1980s. Sensing opportunity, Rory rejoins his former firm and leases a centuries-old country manor, with grounds for Allison’s horses and plans to build a stable. Soon the promise of a lucrative new beginning starts to unravel, the couple have to face the unwelcome truths lying beneath the surface of their marriage.


The Nest releases in select US theaters Friday, September 18th