Wednesday, April 29, 2015

2015 Cannes Classics Lineup

As there are too many films and wish not to make even more larger the official selection post decided to do one post just for today's announcement with all the films in Cannes Classics, including those that will be screened at the Cinéma de la Plage. So will update Official Selection post by deleting everything about this section of the festival.

As the work for restorations is going on actively on all continents, one may only be overcome in our present time by regained vivid shadows, blacks and whites and colors of the history which is exposed every year at Cannes Classics. Being the inspiration for numerous initiatives in the whole world, Cannes Classics keeps on working visiting the history of cinema, indisputable masterpieces or precious rarities. They will be distributed in theaters, on DVD, Blu-Ray or VOD. A boiling of features and documentaries which will be screened in 35mm, DCP 2K or 4K and which makes a program which will take place at Buñuel, salle du Soixantième or at the Cinéma de la plage.

This year the guest of honor is none other than Costa-Gavras (in photo) plus there will be a double celebration of Ingrid Bergman and Orson Welles. A tribute to Manoel de Oliveira, documentaries about cinema, restorations from all around the world, The Golden Palm's 60th anniversary celebration and the 120 years of the Cinématographe Lumière.

Most interesting are the restored films by Akira Kurosawa, Sergei Eisenstein, 

Guest of Honor: Costa-Gavras
Z, Costa Gavras, France and Algeria - Cannes Jury Prize winner in 1969 (restored film)

Ingrid Bergman Tribute
Jag Är Ingrid (Ingrid Bergman, in Her Own Words), Stig Björkman, Sweden, 2015 (documentary)

Tribute to Manoel de Oliveira
Visita ou Memórias e Confissões (Memories and Confessions), Manoel de Oliveira, 1982 (inedit film - he left instructions that film could only be released after his death)

Orson Welles Centennial
Citizen Kane, Orson Welles, USA, 1941 (restored film)
The Lady from Shanghai, Orson Welles, USA, 1947 (restored film)
The Third Man, Carol Reed, USA, 1949 (restored film)
Orson Welles, Autopsie d’une légende, Elisabeth Kapnist, France, 2015 (documentary)
This Is Orson Welles, Clara and Julia Kuperberg, France, 2015 (documentary)

60 years of the creation of the Palme d'Or
(*) La Légende de la Palme d’or (The Golden Palm's Legend), Alexis Veller, France, 2015 (documentary)

Documentaries about Cinema
Hitchcock/Truffaut, Ken Jones, USA, 2015
(*) Depardieu grandeur nature, Richard Melloul, France, 2014
Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans, Gabriel Clarke and John McKenna, USA and UK, 2015
By Sidney Lumet, Nancy Buirski, USA, 2015
Harold and Lilian : a Hollywood Love Story, Daniel Raim, USA, 2015

An evening with Barbet Schroeder
More, Barbet Schroeder, Germany, France and Luxenbourg, 1969 (restored film)

Lumière !
After Georges Méliès in the Grande Salle, to celebrate the 120 years of the birth of the Cinématographe Lumière, screening of a selection of Lumière films in the Grand Théâtre… Lumière.
A presentation of the Institut Lumière, of the Centre National du Cinéma and the Cinémathèque française.

Restored Prints
Ascenseur pour l’échafaud (Elevator to the Gallows), Louis Malle, France, 1958
Dobro Pozhalovat, Ili Postoronnim Vkhod Vospreshchen (Welcome or No Trespassing), Elem Klimov, Soviet Union,1964
Insiang, Lino Brocka, Philippines, 1976
Jingi Naki Tatakai (Battles without Honor and Humanity), Kinji Fukasaku, Japan, 1973
La Historia Oficial (The Official Story), Luis Puenzo, Argentina, 1984
La Noire de… (Black Girl), Ousmane Sembène, France and Senegal, 1966 (restored film), proceeded by (*) Sembene!, Samba Gadjigo and Jason Silverman, USA and Senegal, 2015, (documentary)
Les Ordres (Orderers), Michel Brault, Canada, 1974
Les Yeux brûlés, Laurent Roth, France, 1986
Marius, Alexander Korda, France, 1931
Panique (Panic), Julien Duvivier, France1946,
Rocco e i suoi fratelli (Rocco and His Brothers), Luchino Visconti, Italy and France, 1960
Sur (The South), Fernando Solanas, Argentina and France, 1988
Szegénylegények (The Round-Up), Miklós Jancsó, Hungary, 1965
俠女 Xia Nu (A Touch of Zen), King Hu, Taiwan, 1973
Zangiku Monogatari (The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum), Kenji Mizoguchi, Japan, 1939

Cannes Classics at the Cinéma de la Plage

World Premiere: Rabid Dogs, Eric Hannezo, France, 2015

Restored films
Hibernatus, Edouard Molinaro, France and Italy, 1969
Hôtel du Nord, Marcel Carné, France, 1938
Ivan Groznyy (Ivan the Terrible Part 1 and Part 2), Sergei Eisenstein, Soviet Union, 1944 and 1945
Joe Hill, Bo Widerberg, Sweden and USA, 1971
Le Grand blond avec une chaussure noire (The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe), Yves Robert, France, 1972
Ran, Akira Kurosawa, Japan and France, 1985

The Americans
Jurrasic Park 3D, Steven Spielberg, USA, 1993
Apollo 13, Ron Howard, USA, 1995
The Terminator, James Cameron, USA and UK, 1984
The Usual Suspects, Brian Singer, USA and Germany, 1995

(*) Compete for the Camera d'Or.

To read basic info about films in this section go here.  Check available trailers @MOC.

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