Cannes Classics line-up announced

MUMBAI: Fourteen films including the colour version of Georges Melies famous A Trip to the Moon will be part of the Cannes Classics at the 64th festival de Cannes. The programme also comprises five documentaries and a Masterclass by actor Malcolm McDowell.

The films that have been singled out for Cannes Classics are A Trip to the Moon, Clockwork Orange,The Machine to Kill Bad People, A Bronx Tale , The Conformist , Sugar Cane Alley, Puzzle of a Downfall Child, The Law of the Border, No Man’s Land , The Children of Paradise, Despair, The Savage , Chronicle of a Summer and The Assassin.

Documentaries that would be screened are: The Look, Corman’s World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel, Belmondo … Itineraire, Kurosawa’s Way and Once Upon a Time … A Clockwork Orange.

Established in 2004, Cannes Classics showcases heritage cinema, re-discovered films, restored prints and theatrical, television or DVD releases of the great works of the past.

Mrinal Sen’s Khandahar and Ritwik Ghatak’s Titash Ekti Nadir Naam (A River Called Titas) were presented in this section last year.


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