Epic screenings

The traditional rendezvous for lovers of great films on the big screen, with this year, the legendary Dersu Uzala by Akira Kurosawa, The Leopard by Luchino Visconti, Planet of the Apes by Franklin J. Schaffner, Heaven’s Gate by the late Michael Cimino...

The Vikings by Richard Fleischer (1958, 1h56)
In the days of the Vikings and the terrible leader Ragnar, rivalries raged between his heir Einar and his illegitimate son Eric… An undisputed reference in adventure film, an epic tale with Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh.
Lumière Institute Sat.10 5:15 pm | Pathé Vaise Sun.11 3 pm | Pathé Bellecour Wed.14 8:30 pm | UGC Confluence Sat.17 8:30 pm (Screening canceled)

The Leopard by Luchino Visconti (Il Gattopardo, 1963, 3h)
Sicily, 1860. While his nephew Tancredi joins Garibaldi's troops, Prince Salina witnesses the collapse of the aristocracy... A cinematic saga on the splendour of a world on the verge of extinction. Palme d´Or at Cannes in 1963. Starring Claudia Cardinale, Alain Delon, Burt Lancaster.
UGC Confluence Mon.12 2:30 pm | Décines Thu.15 7:30 pm | UGC Astoria Sat.17 3:30 pm | Pathé Bellecour Sun.18 3 pm

Planet of the Apes by Franklin J. Schaffner (1968, 1h55)
After long months of traveling through space, four American astronauts land on an unknown planet, ruled by apes... Adapted from the novel by Pierre Boulle, the first big science fiction success of the cinema.
UGC Confluence Sun.11 2 pm | Vaulx-en-Velin Mon.12 8 pm | Pathé Bellecour Fri.16 8:15 pm | Lumière Institute Sat.17 9:30 pm (Screening canceled / Please note: the film will be featured in the Best Of series at the Lumière Institute following the festival.) | Comœdia Sun.18 2 pm

Dersu Ouzala by Akira Kurosawa (1975, 2h23)
At the dawn of the 20th century, friendship between an indigenous Siberian with a Russian geographer... Based on the autobiographical book by Vladimir Arseniev, the only Soviet film by Kurosawa, a humanist film imbued with serenity.
UGC Astoria Mon.12 4:15 pm | Lumière Institute Wed.14 9 pm | UGC Confluence Fri.16 5 pm | Pathé Bellecour Sat.17 8:30 pm (Screening canceled / Please note: the film will be featured in the Best Of series at the Lumière Institute following the festival.)

Days of Heaven by Terrence Malick (1978, 1h34)
Bill (Richard Gere), seeing an opportunity to get out of poverty, pushes his girlfriend Abby (Brooke Adams) to give in to the advances of a wealthy farmer (Sam Shepard) suffering from an incurable disease… A rural epic tale with unforgettable aesthetic appeal.
Pathé Bellecour Mon.12 8:45 pm | UGC Confluence Wed.14 2 pm | Pathé Vaise Fri.16 8:30 pm | UGC Astoria Sun.18 5:15 pm

Heaven’s Gate by Michael Cimino (1980, 3h36)
A sheriff's opposition to the bloody repression orchestrated by landowners against migrants from Eastern Europe... A larger-than-life sprawling western by the much-missed Michael Cimino, starring Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken and Isabelle Huppert.
UGC Astoria Thu.15 6:45 pm | Pathé Bellecour Thu.15 8 pm | UGC Cité Internationale Sat.17 7:15 pm (Screening canceled) | Comœdia Sun.18 5 pm (Screening canceled)

Born on the Fourth of July by Oliver Stone (1989, 2h25)
Ron Kovic, a dedicated patriot, was born on the 4th of July, America’s Independence Day. He enlists in the Marines and leaves for Vietnam… An adaptation of the autobiographical novel by Ron Kovic, and an Oscar winner, with Tom Cruise in the lead role.
Auditorium Sun.11 7:15 pm

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