Cannes: Festival Unveils Cannes Classics Selections

The Cannes Film Festival has unveiled the selection of Cannes Classics, including features, documentaries and tributes to Orson Welles and Ingrid Bergman. The selection will be screened in 35mm, 2K or 4K, at the Buñuel, salle du Soixantième and at the Cinéma de la plage.

Z (1968) will screen with the guest of honor is Costa-Gavras in attendance. He won the Palme d’or with Missing in 1982 and was a member of the Jury in 1976.

The Cannes Classics selections scheduled to screen on the beach, at the Cinéma de la Plage:

Ran by Akira Kurosawa (1985)

Hibernatus by Edouard Molinaro (1969)

Le Grand blond avec une chaussure noire by Yves Robert (1972)

Jurassic Park 3D by Steven Spielberg (1993)

Ivan the Terrible 1 and 2 by Sergueï Eisenstein (1944 & 1945)

The Terminator by James Cameron (1984)

The Usual Suspects by Brian Singer (1995)

Hôtel du Nord by Marcel Carné (1938)

Joe Hill de Bo Widerberg (1971)

Besides, the Cinéma de la Plage Enragés ‘Rabid Dogs’ by Eric Hannezo (2015) will screen as a world premiere.

Documentaries about cinema:

Hitchcock / Truffaut by Kent Jones (2015)

Depardieu grandeur nature by Richard Melloul (2014)

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

By Sidney Lumet by Nancy Buirski (2015)

Harold and Lillian : a Hollywood Love Story de Daniel Raim (2015)

Jag Är Ingrid (Ingrid Bergman, in Her Own Words) by Stig Björkman (2015)
‘In Her Own Words’ will be screened as part of the tribute to Ingrid Bergman.

Orson Welles, Autopsie d’une légende by Elisabeth Kapnist (2015)
This will be screened as part of the tribute to Orson Welles.

This Is Orson Welles by Clara and Julia Kuperberg (2015)
This will be screened as part of the tribute to Orson Welles.

The Golden Palm’s Legend (La Légende de la Palme d’or) by Alexis Veller (2015)
The Golden Palm’s Legend will be screened to celebrate the anniversary of the sixty years of the creation of the Palme d’or

Films to be screened as a tribute to Orson Welles:

Citizen Kane by Orson Welles (1941)

The Third Man (Le Troisième homme) by Carol Reed (1949)

The Lady from Shanghai (La Dame de Shanghai) by Orson Welles (1948)

Tribute to Manoel de Oliveira:

Visita ou Memórias e Confissões (1982, 1h08)
Previously unseen, it would have been only screened at the Cinemateca Portuguesa in Lisboa and Porto, Manoel de Oliveira’s city of birth.

An evening with Barbet Schroeder:

More by Barbet Schroeder (1969)
This film will be screened after Amnesia (2015, 1h36) selected in Séance spéciale.

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Contributing Editor Jack Spencer.

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