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Cannes Classics selections include restored Psycho, Leopard, Boudu

Programme also includes four new films about filmmaking, including projects about Jack Cardiff and Daniel Toscan du Plantier.

Cannes Classics has unveiled its 2010 programme, including a restored version of Jean Renoir’s Boudu Saved From Drowning featuring previously unseen footage.

Other films screening in the section of restored and “lost” films include Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (with reconstructed soundtrack) and Visconti’s The Leopard, Volker Schlöndorff’s new directors cut of The Tin Drum, Pedro Almodovar’s presentation of Bunuel’s 1970 Tristana, and Anjelica Huston sponsoring a restoration of The African Queen.

The section also includes new documentaries about film-making, including a documentary about Jack Cardiff; an exploration of surfing on the big screen; the second in a series of Bergman projects with unseen footage by and of the director; and a “posthumous self-portrait” of Daniel Toscan du Plantier. 

The Cannes Classics 2010 line-up is:

The Battle of the Rails (La Bataille Du Rail) by Rene Clement (France, 1946)

Boudu Saved From Drowning (Boudu Sauve Des Eaux) by Jean Renoir (France, 1932)

Tristana by Luis Bunuel (Spain/France/Italy)

The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) by Luchino Visconti (Italy, 1963)

The Tin Drum (Die Blechtromel) by Volker Schlondorff (Germany, 1979)

Khandahar (The Ruins) by Mrinal Sen (India, 1983)

La Campagne De Ciceron by Jacques Davila (France, 1989)

La 317e Section by Pierre Schoendoerffer (France, 1965)

The Great Love (Le Grand Amour) by Pierre Etaix (France, 1969)

The African Queen by John Huston (US/UK, 1951)

Happy Go Lucky (Au Petit Bonheur) by Marcel L’Herbier (France, 1946)

Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock (US, 1960)

Kiss of the Spider Woman by Hector Babenco (US/Brazil, 1985)

Also, Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Foundation will present:
The Red Flute (Mest) by Ermek Shinarbaev (Kazakhstan, 1989)
Two Girls In The Street (Ket Lany Az Utcan) by André de Toth (Hungary, 1939)
A River Called Titas (Titash Ekti Nadir Naam) by Ritwik Ghatak (India, 1973)

The Cinematheque of Bologna will present two shorts:
Il Ruscello Di Ripasottile by Roberto Rossellini (Italy, 1941)
The Eloquent Peasant by Chadi Abdel Salam (Egypt, 1970)

Documentaries

Hollywood Don’t Surf by Greg MacGillivray (US, 2010)

Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff by Craig McCall (UK, 2010)

...But Film Is My Mistress (Men Filmen Ar Min Alskarinna) by Stig Bjorkman (Sweden, 2010)

Toscan by by Isabelle Partiot-Pieri (France, 2010)

 

 

 

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