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Cannes Classics Programs Orson Welles, Hitchcock Doc, Guest of Honor Costa-Gavras

Cannes Classics Programs Orson Welles, Hitchcock Doc, Guest of Honor Costa-Gavras

This year’s Cannes Classics Guest of Honor will be legendary Greek director Costa-Gavras, who won the Palme in 1982 for “Missing” and will participate in a screening of 1969 Jury Prize winner “Z.”

Meanwhile Cannes Classics will also celebrate centennials of Ingrid Bergman and Orson Welles. In partnership with Warner Bros., Cannes will screen three 4K Welles restorations, including “Citizen Kane” and “The Lady From Shanghai.” Two new Welles docs will also bow, as will Kent Jones’ highly anticipated documentary “Hitchcock/Truffaut.”

Other highlights include a tribute to the late Manoel de Oliveira, whose previously unseen 1982 film “Visita ou Memórias e Confissões” will play, a tribute to the Lumière brothers, as well as an evening with Barbet Schroeder and his films “More” (1969) and “Amnesia” (2015) and, as always, plenty of open-air screenings.

Restored prints, including films from Visconti, Kurosawa and Malle, will inevitably be distributed in theaters, on DVD, Blu-Ray and VOD. Features and documentaries at Cannes Classics will be screened in 35mm, DCP 2K or 4K at the Buñuel, Salle du Soixantième or on the beach.

Here’s the 2015 Cannes Classics Lineup:

Documentaries About Cinema

“Hitchcock/Truffaut” by Kent Jones (2015)
Co-written by Kent Jones and Serge Toubiana. Produced by Artline Films, Cohen Media Group and Arte France.

“Depardieu grandeur nature” by Richard Melloul (2014)

Produced by Richard Melloul Productions and Productions Tony Comiti.

“Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans” by Gabriel Clarke and John McKenna (2015)

Produced by John McKenna.

“By Sidney Lumet” by Nancy Buirski (2015)

Produced by Augusta Films, co-produced by American Masters. Presented by RatPac Documentary Films.

“Harold and Lilian: A Hollywood Love Story” by Daniel Raim (2015)

Produced by Adama Films.

“Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words” by Stig Björkman (2015)
Produced by Stina Gardell/Mantaray Film

“The Golden Palm’s Legend” by Alexis Veller (2015)

Produced by AV Productions.

Orson Welles Centennial

“Citizen Kane” (1941)

“The Third Man” by Carol Reed (1949) 

“The Lady from Shanghai” (1948)

“Orson Welles, Autopsie d’une Légende” by Elisabeth Kapnist (2015)

Produced by Phares et balises and Arte France.

“This Is Orson Welles” by Clara and Julia Kuperberg (2015)

Produced by TCM Cinéma and Wichita Films.


Restored Prints

“Rocco and His Brothers” by Luchino Visconti (1960)

“Les Yeux brûlés” by Laurent Roth (1986)

“Elevator to the Gallows” by Louis Malle (1958)

“Black Girl” by Ousmane Sembène (1966)

“Insiang” by Lino Brocka (1976)

“Sur” by Fernando Solanas (1988)

“The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum” by Kenji Mizoguchi (1939)

“Battles Without Honor and Humanity” by Kinji Fukasaku (1973)   

“The Round-Up” by Miklós Jancsó (1965)

“Orderers” by Michel Brault (1974)

“Panic” by Julien Duvivier (1946)

“A Touch of Zen” by King Hu (1973)

“Welcome or No Trespassing” by Elem Klimov (1964)

“The Official Story” by Luis Puenzo (1984)

“Marius” by Alexander Korda (1931)

“Ran” by Akira Kurosawa (1985)

“Hibernatus” by Edouard Molinaro (1969)

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