Cannes Film Festival 2015

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The Third Man The Third Man
The Third Man and Hitchcock/Truffaut
Citizen Kane (Country: US; Year: 1941; Director: Orson Welles; Writer: Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles; Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Ruth Warrick, Ray Collins, Erskine Sanford, Everett Sloane), Trailer
Reporters clamour to uncover the secrets of a newspaper tycoon after his demise. Frequently acclaimed as the best film ever made.
Hitchcock/Truffaut (Country: France, US; Year: 2015; Director: Kent Jones; Writer: Kent Jones, Serge Toubiana; Stars: Wes Anderson, Olivier Assayas, Peter Bogdanovich, Arnaud Desplechin, David Fincher, James Gray, Alfred Hitchcock, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Richard Linklater, Paul Schrader, Martin Scorsese, François Truffaut)
Filmmakers talk about the influence of Truffaut's book Cinema According To Hitchcock.
The Lady from Shanghai (Country: US; Year: 1947; Director: Orson Welles; Writer: Sherwood King, Orson Welles, William Castle, Charles Lederer, Fletcher Markle; Stars: Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders, Ted de Corsia, Erskine Sanford, Gus Schilling, Carl Frank, Louis Merrill, Evelyn Ellis, Harry Shannon, William Alland, Jessie Arnold, Wong Artarne, Jack Baxley)
Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.
Ran (Country: Japan; Year: 1985; Director: Akira Kurosawa; Writer: Akira Kurosawa, based on the play by William Shakespeare; Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Mieko Harada)
A warlord splits his kingdom between his sons only to see the older two cause chaos as they battle for supremacy in this vivid Japanese reworking of King Lear.
The Terminator (Country: US; Year: 1984; Director: James Cameron; Writer: James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd, William Wisher Jr.; Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Paul Winfield, Lance Henriksen, Bess Motta, Earl Boen, Rick Rossovich, Dick Miller, Shawn Schepps, Bruce M. Kerner, Franco Columbu, Bill Paxton, Brad Rearden, Brian Thompson)
Relentless cyborg tries to alter a planet's future by changing one woman's past.
Ran Ran
Ran and The Terminator
The Third Man (Country: UK; Year: 1949; Director: Carol Reed; Writer: Graham Greene, Alexander Korda, Graham Greene, Carol Reed, Orson Welles; Stars: Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Bernard Lee, Paul Hörbiger, Ernst Deutsch, Siegfried Breuer, Erich Ponto, Wilfrid Hyde-White)
A man searching for his missing friend in post-war Vienna uncovers a ruthless conspiracy.
The Usual Suspects (Country: US, Germany; Year: 1995; Director: Bryan Singer; Writer: Christopher McQuarrie; Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Benicio Del Toro, Kevin Pollak, Kevin Spacey, Chazz Palminteri, Suzy Amis, Pete Postlethwaite, Dan Hedaya), Trailer
Five criminals thrown together in a police line-up decide to team up for a high-stakes job.
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