Cannes Film Festival 2017

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Filmworker Filmworker
Filmworker and Man Of Iron
All That Jazz (Country: US; Year: 1979; Director: Bob Fosse; Writer: Robert Alan Aurthur, Bob Fosse; Stars: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer, Ann Reinking, Cliff Gorman, Ben Vereen, Erzsebet Foldi, Michael Tolan, Max Wright, William LeMassena, Irene Kane, Deborah Geffner, Kathryn Doby, Anthony Holland, Robert Hitt)
A choreographer tells his sordid life story.
Babatu (Babatu, Les Trois Conseils) (Country: Niger, France; Year: 1976; Director: Jean Rouch; Writer: Boubou Hama; Stars: Lam Dia, Diama, Oumarou Ganda, Mariama, Talou, Damouré Zika)
Three youngsters go in search of a trio of legendary chiefs in search of adventure.
Ballad Of Narayama (Narayama Bushiko) (Country: Japan; Year: 1958; Director: Keisuke Kinoshita; Writer: Keisuke Kinoshita, based on the stories by Shichirô Fukazawa; Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Teiji Takahashi, Yûko Mochizuki, Danko Ichikawa, Keiko Ogasawara, Seiji Miyaguchi, Yûnosuke Itô)
A grandmother prepares for her last journey - to be taken to the mountains to die - but her son struggles to accept her fate.
The Battle Of The Rails (La bataille du rail) (Country: France; Year: 1946; Director: René Clément; Writer: René Clément, Colette Audry; Stars: Marcel Barnault, Jean Clarieux, Jean Daurand, Jacques Desagneaux, François Joux, Pierre Latour, Tony Laurent, Robert Le Ray, Pierre Lozach, Pierre Mindaist, Léon Pauléon, Fernand Rauzéna, Redon, Michel Salina, Max Woll)
The story of railroad workers who joined the French Resistance.
Becoming Cary Grant (Country: US, UK, France; Year: 2016; Director: Mark Kidel; Writer: Mark Kidel, Nick Ware; Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Judy Balaban, David Thomson, Barbara Jaynes, Mark Glancy)
The star's own words are used to tell his life story.
Belle De Jour Belle De Jour
Belle De Jour and The Earrings Of Madame De...
Belle De Jour (Country: France/Italy; Year: 1967; Director: Luis Buñuel; Writer: Luis Buñuel, Jean-Claude Carriere, Joseph Kessel; Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli, Genevieve Page, Pierre Clementi, Françoise Fabian, Macha Meril)
Bunuel's story of a chaste housewife who gets a job in a brothel still has the power to shock after 40 years. Out now on re-release.
The Belgian's Road To Cannes (La Belge Histoire du festival de Cannes) (Country: Belgium; Year: 2017; Director: Henri de Gerlache)
Documentary, road trip about Belgian films at Cannes over the past 70 years.
Blow-Up (Country: UK, Italy, US; Year: 1966; Director: Michelangelo Antonioni; Writer: Michelangelo Antonioni, Julio Cortázar, Michelangelo Antonioni, Tonino Guerra, Edward Bond; Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, David Hemmings, John Castle, Jane Birkin, Gillian Hills, Peter Bowles, Veruschka von Lehndorff, Julian Chagrin, Claude Chagrin, Jeff Beck, Roy Beck, Susan Brodrick, Tsai Chin, Julio Cortázar)
A fashion photographer believes he may have caught something sinister on camera.
David Stratton: A Cinematic Life (Country: Australia; Year: 2017; Director: Sally Aitken)
Documentary about the film critic.
The Earrings Of Madame De... (Diamond Earrings, Madame De) (Country: France/Italy; Year: 1953; Director: Max Ophuls; Writer: Marcel Achard, Max Ophuls, Annette Wademant, based on the novel by Louise de Vilmorin; Stars: Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux, Vittorio De Sica, Jean Debucourt, Jean Galland, Mireille Perrey, Paul Azaïs, Josselin, Hubert Noël, Lia Di Leo, Madeleine Barbulée)
A countess sells her earrings, little realising the huge impact the move will have on her life.
Becoming Cary Grant Becoming Cary Grant
Becoming Cary Grant and Ballad Of Narayama
In The Realm Of The Senses (Ai No Korîda) (Country: Japan; Year: 1976; Director: Nagisa Ôshima; Writer: Nagisa Ôshima; Stars: Tatsuya Fuji, Eiko Matsuda, Aoi Nakajima, Yasuko Matsui, Meika Seri, Kanae Kobayashi, Taiji Tonoyama, Kyôji Kokonoe, Naomi Shiraishi, Komikichi Hori, Kikuhei Matsunoya, Akiko Koyama, Yuriko Azuma, Rei Minami, Machiko Aoki)
A man begins an affair with one of his servants.
Ila Ayn (Whither?, Vers l'inconnu) (Country: Lebanon; Year: 1957; Director: Georges Nasser)
A man abandons his family in a poor part of Lebanon and heads for Brazil, leaving his wife to struggle to raise their family. One day, a ragged old man arrives in the village...
I Even Met Happy Gypsies (Country: Yugoslavia; Year: 1967; Director: Aleksandar Petrovic; Writer: Aleksandar Petrovic; Stars: Bekim Fehmiu, Olivera Katarina, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Mija Aleksic, Gordana Jovanovic, Rahela Ferari, Stojan Decermic, Severin Bijelic, Janez Vrhovec, Milivoje Tomic, Djordje Pura, Branislav 'Ciga' Milenkovic, Bozidar Pavicevic-Longa, Zoran Longinovic, Milorad Jovanovic)
A married man falls for a younger woman.
Jean Douchet, l'Enfant Agite (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Fabien Hagege, Guillaume Naimur, Vincent Haasar)
Documentary about the French director and film historian.
In The Realm Of The Senses In The Realm Of The Senses
In The Realm Of The Senses and David Stratton: A Cinematic Life
L'Atalante (Country: France; Year: 1934; Director: Jean Vigo; Writer: Jean Guinée, Albert Riéra, Albert Riéra, Jean Vigo, Jean Vigo; Stars: Michel Simon, Dita Parlo, Jean Dasté, Gilles Margaritis, Louis Lefebvre, Maurice Gilles, Raphaël Diligent, Claude Aveline, René Blech, Lou Bonin, Fanny Clar, Charles Dorat, Paul Grimault, Genya Lozinska, Gen Paul)
A newly married couple struggle with their relationship aboard a ship.
Lucía (Country: Cuba; Year: 1968; Director: Humberto Solas; Writer: Julio García Espinosa, Nelson Rodríguez, Humberto Solás; Stars: Raquel Revuelta, Eslinda Núñez, Adela Legrá, Eduardo Moure, Ramón Brito, Adolfo Llauradó, Idalia Anreus, Silvia Planas, Flora Lauten, Rogelio Blain, Maria Elena Molinet, Aramís Delgado, Teté Vergara, Flavio Calderín, Nelson Rodríguez)
The history of Cuba as illustrated by three episodes in the life of one woman, who is betrayed by the man she loves.
Man Of Iron (Czlowiek z zelaza) (Country: Poland; Year: 1981; Director: Andrzej Wajda; Writer: Aleksander Scibor-Rylski; Stars: Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Krystyna Janda, Marian Opania)
At the height of the Solidarity movement, a Polish TV journalist is assigned by the government to undermine an independent trade union leader.
Merry-Go-Round (Country: Hungary; Year: 1955; Director: Zoltán Fábri; Writer: Zoltán Fábri, László Nádasy, Imre Sarkadi; Stars: Mari Töröcsik, Imre Soós, Ádám Szirtes, Béla Barsi, Manyi Kiss, Gyula Bakos, Antal Farkas, József Juhász, Flóra Kádár, Ervin Kibédi, Mária Kovács, László Kozák, János Makláry, László Misoga, Piri Peéry)
A young girl is prevented from marrying the young man she loves by her father who wants to wed her to an old, wealthy farmer. But her lover is ready to accept the challenge.
Native Son (Country: US, Argentina; Year: 1951; Director: Pierre Chenal; Writer: Pierre Chenal, Richard Wright; Stars: Richard Wright, Gloria Madison, Willa Pearl Curtis, Nicholas Joy, Ruth Robert, Charles Cane, George D. Green, Jean Wallace, George Rigaud, Leslie Straugh, Lidia Alves, Charles Simmonds, Ned Campbell, Don Dean, Cecile Lezard)
Heavily censored upon its initial American release, French director Pierre Chenal’s provocative adaptation of Richard Wright’s controversial bestseller has been fully restored to its original 104-minute running time.
Babatu Babatu
Babatu and A River Runs Through It
Oh, Sun (Soleil O) (Country: France, Mauritania; Year: 1970; Director: Med Hondo; Writer: Med Hondo; Stars: Robert Liensol, Théo Légitimus, Gabriel Glissant, Mabousso Lo, Bernard Fresson, Gilles Ségal, Yane Barry, Greg Germain, Armand Meffre)
A Mauritanian encounters little but prejudice when he tries to build a better life for himself in Paris.
Paparazzi (Country: France; Year: 1963; Director: Jacques Rozier; Writer: Jacques Rozier; Stars: Michel Piccoli, Jean Lescot, David Tonelli, Brigitte Bardot, Jean-Luc Godard, Fritz Lang, Jack Palance)
Looking at the relationship between starlet Brigitte Bardot and the photographers trying to snap her.
The Quince Tree Sun (El Sol Del Membrillo, Dream Of Light) (Country: Spain; Year: 1992; Director: Víctor Erice; Writer: Víctor Erice, Antonio López; Stars: Antonio López, María Moreno, Enrique Gran, María López, Carmen López, Elisa Ruiz, José Carretero, Amalia Avia, Lucio Muñoz, Esperanza Parada, Julio López Hernández, Fan Xiao Ming, Yan Sheng Dong, Janusz Pietrzkiak, Marek Domagala)
Artist Antonio Lopez painstakingly tries to paint a quince tree.
A River Runs Through It (Country: US; Year: 1992; Director: Robert Redford; Writer: Norman Maclean, Richard Friedenberg; Stars: Craig Sheffer, Brad Pitt, Tom Skerritt, Brenda Blethyn, Emily Lloyd, Edie McClurg, Stephen Shellen, Vann Gravage, Nicole Burdette, Susan Traylor, Michael Cudlitz, Rob Cox, Buck Simmonds, Fred Oakland, David Creamer)
The story of two brothers growing up in Montana with a shared love of fishing.
Siege (Matzor) (Country: Israel; Year: 1969; Director: Gilberto Tofano; Writer: Dahn Ben Amotz, Gilberto Tofano; Stars: Eran Agmon, Gila Almagor, Yael Aviv, Dahn Ben Amotz, Yehoram Gaon, Omna Goldstein, Anni Grian, Micha Kagan, Raviv Oren, Amir Orion, Baruch Sadeh, Uri Sharoni)
A war widow comes under pressure to become a hero.
Merry-Go-Round Merry-Go-Round
Merry-Go-Round and Ila Ayn
The Wages Of Fear (Country: France, Italy; Year: 1953; Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot; Writer: Georges Arnaud, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Jérôme Géronimi; Stars: Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Folco Lulli, Peter van Eyck, Véra Clouzot, William Tubbs, Darío Moreno, Jo Dest, Antonio Centa, Luis De Lima, Grégoire Gromoff, Joseph Palau-Fabre, Faustini, Seguna, Darling Légitimus)
Four men are hired to transport a dangerous nitroglycerine shipment.
The Way (Yol, The Road) (Country: Turkey, Switzerland, France; Year: 1982; Director: Serif Gören, Yilmaz Güney; Writer: Yilmaz Güney; Stars: Tarik Akan, Serif Sezer, Halil Ergün, Meral Orhonsay, Necmettin Çobanoglu, Semra Uçar, Hikmet Çelik, Sevda Aktolga, Tuncay Akça, Hale Akinli, Turgut Savas, Hikmet Tasdemir, Engin Çelik, Osman Bardakçi, Enver Güney)
A portrait of Turkey in the wake of the 1980 Turkish coup d'état.

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