Cannes Film Festival 2018

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The Apartment The Apartment
The Apartment and The Eyes Of Orson Welles
2001: A Space Odyssey (2001) (Country: UK, US; Year: 1968; Director: Stanley Kubrick; Writer: Stanley Kubrick. Based on the book by Arthur C Clarke; Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter, Leonard Rossiter, Douglas Rain)
Kubrick and Clarke's quest to the stars.
The Apartment (Country: US; Year: 1960; Director: Billy Wilder; Writer: Billy Wilder, IAL Diamond; Stars: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston, Jack Kruschen, David Lewis, Edie Adams), Official Site
An ambitious clerk engineers his rise through the ranks by lending his apartment to his seniors for their extra-marital affairs, only to question everything when he falls for someone himself.
Bagdad Cafe (Out Of Rosenheim) (Country: West Germany; Year: 1987; Director: Percy Adlon; Writer: Eleonore Adlon, Percy Adlon, Christopher Doherty, Percy Adlon; Stars: Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann, Monica Calhoun, Darron Flagg, George Aguilar, G. Smokey Campbell, Hans Stadlbauer, Alan S. Craig, Apesanahkwat, Ronald Lee Jarvis, Mark Daneri, Ray Young, Gary Lee Davis)
After a German woman falls out with her husband in the Mojave desert, she storms off to a truck stop, where she begins to transform - and be transformed by - the people who live there.
Beating Heart (Battement De Coeur) (Country: France; Year: 1940; Director: Henri Decoin; Writer: Michel Duran, Max Kolpé, Hans Wilhelm; Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Claude Dauphin, André Luguet, Junie Astor, Charles Dechamps, Roger Blin, Sylvain Itkine, Pierre Feuillère, Jean Hébey, Julien Carette, Jean Tissier, Saturnin Fabre, Roland Armontel, Marguerite de Morlaye, Sophie Desmarets)
A young escapee from reform school tries to steal a watch and falls in love with its owner.
Be Natural: The Untold Story Of Alice Guy-Blaché (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Pamela B Green; Writer: Pamela B Green, Joan Simon; Stars: Alice Guy, Evan Rachel Wood, Jodie Foster, Andy Samberg, Geena Davis, Ben Kingsley, Lake Bell, Janeane Garofalo, Cheryl Hines, Diablo Cody, Julie Delpy, Peter Billingsley, Ava DuVernay, Patty Jenkins, Elsie Fisher)
Documentary about the first woman director, producer and director of a studio in the history of cinema.
Diamonds Of The Night Diamonds Of The Night
Diamonds Of The Night and Vertigo
Bicycle Thieves (Ladri di biciclette) (Country: Italy; Year: 1948; Director: Vittorio De Sica; Writer: Cesare Zavattini, Oreste Biancoli, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Vittorio De Sica, Adolfo Franci, Gerardo Guerrieri, based on the novel by Luigi Bartolini; Stars: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Gino Saltamerenda, Vittorio Antonucci, Giulio Chiari, Elena Altieri)
The poverty of opportunity in post war Italy. Out on re-release in December.
Blow For Blow (Coup pour coup) (Year: 1972; Director: Marin Karmitz; Stars: Simone Aubin, Jacqueline Auzellaud, Élodie Avenel, Anne-Marie Bacquié, Jean-Pierre Baronsky, Antoinette Barrois, Ginette Bellegueule, Jacques Bellegueule, Aïsha Benfatta, S. Béranger, Paul Bertault, Martine Berthelin, Patricia Berthon, Martine Blé, Marcel Boche)
Drama about a workers' strike at a textile plant.
The Big Blue (Le grand bleu) (Country: France, US, Italy; Year: 1988; Director: Luc Besson; Writer: Luc Besson, Luc Besson, Robert Garland, Marilyn Goldin, Jacques Mayol, Marc Perrier; Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Jean-Marc Barr, Jean Reno, Paul Shenar, Sergio Castellitto, Jean Bouise, Marc Duret, Griffin Dunne, Andréas Voutsinas, Valentina Vargas, Kimberly Beck, Patrick Fontana, Alessandra Vazzoler, Geoffrey Carey, Bruce Guerre-Berthelot)
Two of the best ‘free’ divers in the world are set to compete against each other at the world championships.
Cyrano de Bergerac (Country: France; Year: 1990; Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau; Writer: Jean-Claude Carriere, Jean-Paul Rappeneau, based on the play by Edmond Rostand; Stars: Gerard Depardieu, Anne Brochet, Vincent Perez, Jacques Weber, Roland Bertin, Philippe Morier-Genoud, Pierre Maguelon)
Superior retelling - in verse - of the classic romance.
Destiny (Country: France, Egypt; Year: 1997; Director: Youssef Chahine; Writer: Youssef Chahine, Khaled Youssef; Stars: Nour El-Sherif, Hani Salama, Mahmood Hemaidah, Layla Olwi, Safia El Emari, Mohamed Mounir, Khaled Nabawy, Seif Abdelrahman, Abdalla Mahmoud, Rogeena, Ahmed Fouad Selim, Magdy Edris, Ahmed Moukhtar, Sherifa Maher, Rayek Azzab)
Historical drama tells the true story of Islamic philosopher Averroes, who was appointed grand judge of Andalusia.
Be Natural: The Untold Story Of Alice Guy-Blaché Be Natural: The Untold Story Of Alice Guy-Blaché
Be Natural: The Untold Story Of Alice Guy-Blaché and Bicycle Thieves
Diamonds Of The Night (Démanty noci) (Country: Czechoslovakia; Year: 1964; Director: Jan Němec; Writer: Jan Němec, based on the short story by Arnost Lustig; Stars: Ladislav Jánsky, Antonín Kumbera, Ilse Bischofova, Ivan Asic, Jan Riha, August Bischof, Josef Koggel, Oskar Müller, Anton Schich, Rudolf Stolle, Josef Koblizek, Josef Kubat, Rudolf Lukásek, Bohumil Moudry, Karel Navratil)
Two boys run away from the certain death awaiting them at a Nazi concentration camp.
Driving Miss Daisy (Country: US; Year: 1989; Director: Bruce Beresford; Writer: Alfred Uhry, Alfred Uhry; Stars: Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd, Patti LuPone, Esther Rolle, Joann Havrilla, William Hall Jr., Alvin M. Sugarman, Clarice F. Geigerman, Muriel Moore, Sylvia Kaler, Carolyn Gold, Crystal R. Fox, Bob Hannah, Ray McKinnon)
A relationship develops between an elderly Jewish widow and her black chauffeur.
Enamorada (Country: Mexico; Year: 1946; Director: Emilio Fernández; Writer: Benito Alazraki, Emilio Fernández, Íñigo de Martino; Stars: María Félix, Pedro Armendáriz, Fernando Fernández, José Morcillo, Eduardo Arozamena, Miguel Inclán, Manuel Dondé, Eugenio Rossi, Norma Hill, Juan García, José Torvay, Pascual García Peña, Daniel Arroyo, Guillermo Calles, Rogelio Fernández)
A guerilla general falls for the daughter of one of the richest men in a town he and his troops are ransacking.
The Eyes Of Orson Welles (Year: 2018; Director: Mark Cousins)
A journey through the pictorial world of Orson Welles, his drawings, paintings and works of youth, seen for the first time on screen thanks to his daughter Beatrice Welles.
Fad'jal (Country: Senegal; Year: 1979; Director: Safi Faye)
Documentary-style film about tradition in Senegalese rural society.
Tokyo Story Tokyo Story
Tokyo Story and Grease
Five And The Skin (Cinq Et La Peau) (Country: France, Philippines; Year: 1982; Director: Pierre Rissient; Writer: Lucie Albertini, Alain Archambault, Eugène Guillevic, Fernando Pessoa, Pierre Rissient; Stars: Féodor Atkine, Eiko Matsuda, Gloria Diaz, Bembol Roco, Phillip Salvador, Louie Pascua, Joel Lamangan, Robert 'Toffy' Padua, Maila Marcelo, Stella Ruiz, Jenny Decolongon, Maki Matsumoto, Menchu Menchaca, Tess Galang, Chat Silayan)
Experimental film follows a Frenchman in Manila.
Four White Shirts (Četri balti krekli, Elpojiet dzili) (Country: Soviet Union; Year: 1967; Director: Rolands Kalnins; Writer: Gunars Priede, Gunars Priede; Stars: Uldis Pucitis, Dina Kuple, Liga Liepina, Arnolds Linins, Paul Butkevich, Rostislav Goryayev, Ernest Karelis, Antonija Kleimane, Olgert Kroders, Irena Lagzdina, Armins Lejins, Edgar Liepins, Jazeps Pigoznis, Eduards Plataiskalns, Aris Rozentals)
The write for a rock band face repression from an authoritarian regime.
Grease (Country: US; Year: 1978; Director: Randal Kleiser; Writer: Bronte Woodard and Allan Carr, based on the musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey; Stars: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Michael Tucci, Didi Conn, Kelly Ward, Barry Pearl, Frankie Avalon, Sid Caesar, Jamie Donnelly, Dinah Manoff, Eve Arden)
Cult musical about the romance between a naive Aussie and school stud. Singalong version back in cinemas for Valentine's Day.
The Hour Of The Furnaces (La Hora De Los Hornos) (Country: Argentina; Year: 1968; Director: Octavio Getino, Fernando E Solanas; Writer: Octavio Getino, Fernando E Solanas; Stars: María de la Paz, Fernando E. Solanas, Edgardo Suárez, Fidel Castro, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, Zedong Mao, Eva Perón, Juan Domingo Perón, María de la Paz, Fernando E. Solanas, Edgardo Suárez, Fidel Castro, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, Zedong Mao, Eva Perón)
Three-part documentary about revolution.
Hyenas (Country: Senegal, Switzerland, France; Year: 1992; Director: Djibril Diop Mambéty; Writer: Djibril Diop Mambéty, Friedrich Dürrenmatt; Stars: Ami Diakhate, Djibril Diop Mambéty, Mansour Diouf, Calgou Fall, Faly Gueye, Mamadou Mahourédia Gueye, Issa Ramagelissa Samb, Ami Diakhate, Djibril Diop Mambéty, Mansour Diouf, Calgou Fall, Faly Gueye, Mamadou Mahourédia Gueye, Issa Ramagelissa Samb)
A woman once kicked out of her village, now returns a wealthy woman, but will she help her impoverished former home?
Cyrano de Bergerac Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de Bergerac and 2001: A Space Odyssey
The Island Of Love (A Ilha dos Amores) (Country: Portugal, Japan; Year: 1982; Director: Paulo Rocha; Writer: Wenceslau De Moraes, Sumiko Haneda, Jorge L. Neto, Paulo Rocha; Stars: Luís Miguel Cintra, Clara Joana, Zita Duarte, Jorge Silva Melo, Paulo Rocha, Yoshiko Mita, Atsuko Murakumo, Jun Toyokawa, Erl Tenni, Lai Wang, Luís Miguel Cintra, Clara Joana, Zita Duarte, Jorge Silva Melo, Paulo Rocha)
Exploration of the life of writer Wenceslau De Moraes.
Jane Fonda In Five Acts (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Susan Lacy)
Girl nextdoor, activist, so-called traitor, fitness tycoon, Oscar winner: Jane Fonda has lived a life of controversy, tragedy and transformation – and she's done it all in the public eye. An intimate look at one woman's singular journey.
John, The Knife And The River (Joao And The Knife, João et le couteau) (Country: Brazil, Netherlands; Year: 1972; Director: George Sluizer; Writer: George Sluizer, based on the novel by Odylo Costa Filho; Stars: Joffre Soares, Ana Maria Miranda, Joao-Augusto Azevedo, Douglas Santos, João Batista, Áurea Campos, Joffre Soares, Ana Maria Miranda, Joao-Augusto Azevedo, Douglas Santos, João Batista, Áurea Campos)
A man's marital jealousy proves well-founded.
Lamb (La Lutte sénégalaise) (Year: 1963; Director: Paulin Soumanou Vieyra)
Documentary about Senegalese wrestling.
The Nun (La relegieuse) (Country: France; Year: 1966; Director: Jacques Rivette; Writer: Jean Gruault, Jacques Rivette, based on the book by Denis Diderot; Stars: Anna Karina, Liselotte Pulver, Micheline Presle, Francine Bergé, Francisco Rabal, Christiane Lénier, Yori Bertin, Catherine Diamant, Gilette Barbier, Annik Morice, Danielle Palmero, Françoise Godde, Jean Martin, Marc Eyraud, Charles Millot)
A girl is forced to become a nun against her will and her virtue spells disaster for those around her.
Bagdad Cafe Bagdad Cafe
Bagdad Cafe and Searching For Ingmar Bergman
One Sings, The Other Doesn't (L'Une Chante, L'Autre Pas) (Country: Venezuela, France, Belgium; Year: 1977; Director: Agnès Varda; Writer: Agnès Varda; Stars: Thérèse Liotard, Valérie Mairesse, Robert Dadiès)
The lives of a singer and a community worker are entangled within the French feminist movement.
Searching For Ingmar Bergman (À la recherche d'Ingmar Bergman) (Country: Germany, France; Year: 2018; Director: Margarethe von Trotta)
Director Margarethe von Trotta, extremely appreciated by Ingmar Bergman, follows the filmmaker’s footsteps as well as her own past and questions the new generation about the place left by the Swedish master.
The Seventh Seal (Det Sjunde Inseglet) (Country: Sweden; Year: 1957; Director: Ingmar Bergman; Writer: Ingmar Bergman; Stars: Max von Sydow, Gunnar Bjornstrand, Bengt Ekorot, Nils Poppe, Bibi Andersson)
Bergman classic about a knight who plays chess with death. Out on re-release.
Specialists (Le Spécialiste, Drop Them Or I'll Shoot, The Specialist) (Country: Italy, France, West Germany; Year: 1969; Director: Sergio Corbucci; Writer: Sergio Corbucci, Sabatino Ciuffini; Stars: Johnny Hallyday, Gastone Moschin, Françoise Fabian, Sylvie Fennec, Angela Luce, Serge Marquand, Gino Pernice, Mario Castellani, Remo De Angelis, Stefano Cattarossi, Renato Pinciroli, Lucio Rosato, Andrés José Cruz Soublette, Riccardo Domenici, Gabriella Tavernese)
A stranger whose brother is accused of robbing a bank, sets out to avenge him.
Tokyo Story (Tôkyô monogatari) (Country: Japan; Year: 1953; Director: Yasujiro Ozu; Writer: Kôgo Noda, Yasujiro Ozu; Stars: Chishu Ryu, Chieko Higashiyama, Setsuko Hara, Haruko Sugimura, Sô Yamamura, Kuniko Miyake, Kyôko Kagawa, Eijirô Tono, Nobuo Nakamura, Shirô Osaka, Hisao Toake)
Yasujiro Ozu's masterpiece about the indifference of families.
The Seventh Seal The Seventh Seal
The Seventh Seal and Fad'jal
Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo) (Country: US; Year: 1958; Director: Alfred Hitchcock; Writer: Alec Coppel, Samuel A Taylor; Stars: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones, Raymond Bailey, Ellen Corby, Konstantin Shayne, Lee Patrick, Isabel Analla), Trailer
A detective becomes obsessed with a beautiful woman who reminds him of someone else.
War And Peace (Voyna i mir) (Country: Soviet Union; Year: 1967; Director: Sergei Bondarchuk; Writer: Sergei Bondarchuk, Vasili Solovyov, Leo Tolstoy; Stars: Sergei Bondarchuk, Lyudmila Savelyeva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Boris Zakhava, Anatoli Ktorov, Anastasiya Vertinskaya, Antonina Shuranova, Oleg Tabakov, Viktor Stanitsyn, Irina Skobtseva)
Adaptation of the Tolstoy classic.
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