2014 Cannes Classics Lineup Revealed

May 8, 2014 | By Romain Rancurel

The Cannes Film Festival has revealed this year’s Cannes Classics lineup. The 2014 Guest of Honor will be Italian actress Sophia Loren, who won Best Actress at Cannes in 1961 and was president of the jury in 1966.

Twenty-two features and two documentaries will be presented as part of Cannes Classics program. For the first time ever, there will be no 35mm prints screened during the Cannes Classics series. The films will be presented in high resolution restoration format, either in DCP 2K or DCP 4K.

French cinema is well represented in this year’s selection, which films such as François Truffaut's The Last Metro, Raymond Bernard’s Wooden Crosses or Jean-Paul Rappeneau’s Gracious Living.

Please find below the full Cannes Classics’ lineup, courtesy of the Cannes Film festival:

PER UN PUGNO DI DOLLARI / A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS / POUR UNE POIGNEE DE DOLLARS by Sergio Leone (1964, 1h40)

PARIS, TEXAS by Wim Wenders (1984, 2h25)

REGARDS SUR UNE REVOLUTION : COMMENT YUKONG DEPLAÇA LES MONTAGNES by Marceline Loridan et Joris Ivens (1976, 1h11)

CRUEL STORY OF YOUTH (SEISHUN ZANKOKU MONOGATARI) by Nagisa Oshima (1960, 1h32)

OVERLORD by Stuart Cooper (1975, 1h24)

ANGST (LA PEUR) by Roberto Rossellini (1954, 1h23)

THE LAST METRO (LE DERNIER METRO) by François Truffaut (1980, 2h21)

DRAGON INN  (龍門客棧) by King Hu (1967, 1h51)

DAYBREAK (LE JOUR SE LEVE) by Marcel Carné (1939, 1h31)

COLOR OF THE POMEGRANATE (SAYAT NOVA) by Sergei Parajanov (1968, 1h17)

LEOLO by Jean-Claude Lauzon (1992, 1h42)

GRACIOUS LIVING (LA VIE DE CHATEAU) by Jean-Paul Rappeneau (1965, 1h30)

JAMAICA INN (LA TAVERNE DE LA JAMAÏQUE) by Alfred Hitchcock (1939, 1h40)

LES VIOLONS DU BAL by Michel Drach (1974, 1h44)

BLUE MOUNTAINS (LES MONTAGNES BLEUES) by Eldar Shengelaia (1983, 1h31)

LOST HORIZON (HORIZONS PERDUS) by Frank Capra (1937, 2h12)

THE BITCH (LA CHIENNE) by Jean Renoir (1931, 1h35)

TOKYO ORINPIKKU (TOKYO OLYMPIAD) by Kon Ichikawa (1965, 2h50)

Also two documentaries about cinema:

LIFE ITSELF by Steve James (2014, 1h58): the life and journey of Roger Ebert, great American film critic.

THE GO-GO BOYS: THE INSIDE STORY OF CANNON FILMS by Hilla Medalia (2014, 1h30)


For more information, please go to Cannes Classics 2014.

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