The Cannes Film Festival has announced the lineup for this year'sedition of Cannes Classics. The initiative is a specially programmed sectionwhich screens new and restored copies of old films.
Special invitees include Oliver Stone for a screening of a restoredversion of Platoon and 20 minutes of his forthcoming film World TradeCenter. Also on hand will be actress - and wife of Sidney Poitier - Joanna Shimkus who will present Roberto Enrico's 1967 film LesAventuriers in the presence of Enrico's family.
Four of director Carol Reed's films will be shown: The Fallen Idol, OddMan Out, The Way Ahead, and A Kid For Two Farthings.
Alejandro Jodorowsky will be present for screeningsof two of his films, El Topo and The Holy Mountain,while the festival will screen 13 short films by animation master Norman McLaren.
A 60th anniversary tribute to the Nederland Filmmuseumwill include a screening of Julien Duvivier's silent 1927 film Le MystereDe la Tour Eiffel.
Documentaries about cinema
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs And Blockbusters, dir. Bill Couturie
Il Etait Une Fois'Rome Ville Ouverte, dir. Marie Genin
John Ford/John Wayne: The Filmmaker And TheLegend, dir. Sam Pollard
Marcello, Una Vita Dolce, dir. Mario Canale and Annarosa Morri
Kaze No Tani No Naushika, dir. Hayao Miyazaki
Shi Si Nu Ying Hao, dir. Cheng Kang
Blast Of Silence, dir. Allen Baron
Oktyabr, dir. S. Eisenstein
Estate Violenta, dir. Valerio Zurlini
Monte Cristo, dir. Henri Fescourt
La Drolesse, dir. Jacques Doillon
Mirt SostShi Amit, dir. Haile Gerima
India Song, dir. Marguerite Duras
Cabiria, dir. Giovanni Pastrone