The Cannes Classics line-up at the 66th Cannes Film Festival.

Cannes Classics

A Story Of Children & Film (UK)

Dir Mark Cousins

The follow-up to Cousins’ The Story Of Film: An Odyssey is an exploration of cinema and childhood as seen through 53 movies — such as E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and The Red Balloon — from 25 countries.

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Con La Pata Quebrada (Sp)

Dir Diego Galan

Produced by Enrique Cerezo and El Deseo, this doc chronicles the representation of women in Spanish film from the 1930s to the present day, while looking at the country’s history.

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  • 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 Abbuffata (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
  • Blazing Sun (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.

Cannes Classics will also be part of Cinéma de la plage where the following restored films will be shown:

  • Jour De Fete (1949) Jacques Tati
  • The General (1926) Buster Keaton
  • The Birds (1963) Alfred Hitchcock
  • The Big Blue (1988) Luc Besson
  • The Ladies’ Man (1961) Jerry Lewis
  • The Man From Rio (1964) Philippe De Broca
  • Safety Last (1923) Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor