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Royal Mer Official Partner of the Dinard British Film Festival 2023

Timeless elegance meets British cinema as Royal Mer celebrates its new collaboration as the official partner of the Dinard British Film Festival 2023. From September 27 to October 1, Dinard...

Timeless elegance meets British cinema as Royal Mer celebrates its new collaboration as the official partner of the Dinard British Film Festival 2023. From September 27 to October 1, Dinard will become the nerve center of British cinema, and Royal Mer is proud to be part of this prestigious event. For this 34th edition, the festival welcomes an exceptional jury, made up of eminent personalities from the world of cinema. Let's find out who the members of this renowned jury are.

A partnership that lasts

Royal Mer is pleased to once again partner with the Dinard British Film Festival, and our participation in this iconic event goes far beyond a simple partnership. Over the decades, Royal Mer has forged close links with British culture, particularly through our love for timeless elegance and the maritime traditions shared between Brittany and Great Britain. As sailor sweater designers, we understand the importance of craftsmanship, quality and creativity in every piece we make. Just like a well-made film, each Royal Mer sailor sweater is the result of meticulous work and passion for our profession.

Our participation in the Dinard British Film Festival is an opportunity to celebrate this connection between British cinematic creativity and our commitment to quality French craftsmanship.

This year, more than ever, we are proud to support artistic expression in all its forms, whether on the big screen or through our knitted creations.

Without further ado, let's dive together into the captivating world of the jury members who will have the delicate task of judging the works in competition during this prestigious edition. Let's discover the eminent personalities who will bring their expertise, passion and artistic sensitivity to this exceptional film festival.

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portrait of Catherine Frot

Catherine Frot - President of the Jury

Equally comfortable on stage as on screen, Catherine Frot is a renowned French actress. She won two Césars and two Molières during her career, thanks to her ability to juggle skillfully between dramatic and comedic roles. Catherine Frot began her career in the theater before conquering the cinema. She is a versatile and essential actress in the French film industry.


Alice Isaac

Alice Isaaz is a French actress whose career took off quickly. She won over audiences with roles in films such as “The Cream of the Crocodile” and “The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles.” Alice is known for her ability to portray a variety of characters, moving from comedy to drama with ease.


Portrait of Alice Isaaz
Portrait of Amelia Gethingfaye

Amelia Gething

Amelia Gething is a rising British actress, screenwriter and designer. She is particularly known for her series "The Amelia Gething Complex" on the BBC. She also starred in feature films, including "Emily", alongside Frances O'Connor. Amelia brings her versatile talent to the jury this year.


Jonathan Zaccai

Originally from Belgium, Jonathan Zaccaï began his career in advertising before launching into cinema. He is appreciated for his ability to star in arthouse films and blockbusters. He is also recognized for his role in the hit series “Le Bureau des Légendes”.


Portrait of Jonathan Zaccai
Portrait of Destiny Ekaragha

Destiny Ekaragha

Destiny Ekaragha is an accomplished British screenwriter and director. She has directed episodes of popular series such as "Ted Lasso" and "The End of The F***ing World." Destiny brings a unique perspective to the jury with her diverse experience in the entertainment industry.


Nolwenn Leroy

Nolwenn Leroy, originally from Finistère, is a successful French singer. In addition to her music career, she has appeared in television series and films. His musical talent and Breton charm bring a special touch to the jury.


Portrait of Nolwenn Leroy
Portrait of Thierry Godard

Thierry Godard

Thierry Godard is a versatile French actor, particularly known for his roles in the series “Engrenages” and “Un village français”. He has also acted in various films, from drama to arthouse cinema. Thierry is a talented and experienced actor who will enrich this year's jury.


The Dinard British Film Festival 2023 promises to be an exceptional cinematic celebration, and Royal Mer is delighted to play a part in this iconic event. We look forward to the films, discussions and unforgettable moments of this edition.

Stay tuned for more exciting updates! To find out more about the festival, go to the official Festival website:

The Royal Mer boutique - Your destination in Dinard

On the occasion of the British Film Festival, come to our Royal Mer store in Dinard located at 40 Rue Levavasseur to discover the new winter collection. In the heart of the city, we offer a wide choice of quality marine clothing. Let yourself be seduced by the softness and warmth of Royal Mer sailor sweaters, sailor tops, t-shirts and shoes and find the model that suits you!


40 Rue Levavasseur, 35800 Dinard

Open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday.

Tel: 02 23 17 57 97

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