The Cannes Film Festival organizers have revealed the complete line-up of films that will be screened in the Classics section of the prestigious event. This year, 20 feature-length films and three documentaries will be screened, amongst them new restorations of Alain Resnais' Hiroshima Mon Amour, Jacques Demy's The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, and Patrice Chéreau's Queen Margot.
Here's the complete line-up:
Vertigo (1958) Alfred Hitchcock
Borom Sarret (1963) Ousmane Sembène
Charulata (1964) Satyajit Ray
Cleopatra (1963) Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Fedora (1978) Billy Wilder
Goha (1957) Jacques Baratier
Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959) Alain Resnais
The Desert of Tartars (1976) Valerio Zurlini
La grande bouffe (1973) Marco Ferreri
La Reine Margot (1994) Patrice Chéreau
Le Joli Mai (1963) Chris Marker, Pierre Lhomme
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) Jacques Demy
Lucky Luciano (1973) Francesco Rosi
The Nail of Brightness (1975) Lino Brocka
Purple Noon (1960) René Clément
An Autumn Afternoon (1962) Yasujirō Ozu
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974) Ted Kotcheff
The Last Detail (1973) By Hal Ashby
The Last Emperor 3D (1987) Bernardo Bertolucci
Visions of Eight (1973) Youri Ozerov, Milos Forman, Mai Zetterling, Claude Lelouch, Arthur Penn, Michael Pfleghar, John Schlesinger, Kon Ichikawa.
WORLD CINEMA DOCUMENTARIES
Con La Pata Quebrada (2013) Diego Galán
A Story Of Children And Film (2013) Mark Cousins
In tribute to Joanne Woodward (presence to be confirmed), who can be seen with husband Paul Newman on the poster of the 66th edition, the Festival will screen the final film she produced: Shepard & Dark by Treva Wurmfeld (2013, 1:29).
Finally, Cannes Classics will also be part of CINEMA DE LA PLAGE where the following restored films will be shown:
Jour de Fete (France, 1949, 1:27) by Jacques Tati
The General (1926, 1:18) by Buster Keaton
The Birds (1963, 2:09) by Alfred Hitchcock
LE Grand Bleu (The Big Blue) (1988, 2:16) by Luc Besson
The Ladies Man (1961, 1:35) by Jerry Lewis
L'homme de Rio (The Man From Rio) (France, 1964, 1:52) by Philippe de Broca
Safety Last (1923, 1:13) by Fred C. Newmeyer and Sam Taylor
Ahhh, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg! Hopefully a blu-ray announcement will follow soon.
I was so excited about "Umbrellas" I almost forgot to inquire about the screening of The Last Emperor in 3D.
What is that about?