Sunday, 10 May 2015


Not just a vital forum for contemporary world cinema, the Cannes Film Festival embraces its historic position within the medium with its Cannes Classics Sidebar. The retrospective programme offers a variety of sub-strands, including exciting features such as restorations, Cinema de la Plage and selections in honour of special guests. This year, Palme d'Or winner Costa-Gavras will be in attendance for a special screening of his Jury Prize winning film Z. Full details of all the films screening in Cannes Classics below:

Centennial Orson Welles

  • Citizen Kane (Orson Welles)
  • The Lady from Shanghai (Orson Welles)
  • Orson Welles: Autopsie d'une Legend (Elisabeth Kapnist)
  • The Third Man (Carol Reed)
  • This Is Orson Welles (Clara Kuperberg and Julia Kuperberg)

Cinema de la Plage

  • Apollo 13 (Ron Howard)
  • Hibernatus (Edouard Molinaro)
  • Hotel du Nord (Marcel Carne)
  • Ivan the Terrible, Part I (Sergei M. Eisenstein)
  • Ivan the Terrible, Part II (Sergei M. Eisenstein)
  • Joe Hill (Bo Wilderberg)
  • Rabid Dogs (Eric Hannezo)
  • Ran (Kurosawa Akira)
  • The Tall Blonde Man with One Black Show (Yves Robert)
  • The Terminator (James Cameron)
  • The Usual Suspects (Bryan Singer)

Costa-Gavras: Guest of Honour

  • Z (Costa-Gavras)

Documentaries About Cinema
  • By Sidney Lumet (Nancy Buirski)
  • Depardieu Grandeur Nature (Richard Melloul)
  • The Golden Palm's Legend (Alexis Veller)
  • Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story (Daniel Raim)
  • Hitchcock / Truffaut (Kent Jones)
  • Ingrid Bergman, In Her Own Words (Stig Bjorkman)
  • Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans (Gabriel Clarke and John McKenna)

An Evening with Barbet Schroeder
  • More (Barbet Schroeder)

'A screening of a selection of Lumiere films in the Grand Theatre… Lumiere.'

Restored Prints
  • Battles Without Honour and Humanity (Fukasaku Kinji)
  • Black Girl (Ousmane Sembene)
  • Elevator to the Gallows (Louis Malle)
  • Insiang (Lino Brocka)
  • Marius (Alexander Korda)
  • The Official Story (Luis Puenzo)
  • Orderers (Michel Brault)
  • Panic (Julien Duvivier)
  • Rocco and His Brothers (Luchino Visconti)
  • The Round-Up (Jancso Miklos)
  • SEMBENE! (Samba Gadjigo and Jason Silverman)
  • The South (Fernando Solanas)
  • The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum (Mizoguchi Kenji)
  • A Touch of Zen (Hu King)
  • Welcome or No Trespassing (Elem Klimov)
  • Les Yeux Brules (Laurent Roth)

Tribute to Manoel de Oliveira
  • Memories and Confessions (Manoel de Oliveira)