Homages in their presence

Master classes, meetings and screenings in their presence.


Faye Dunaway

The legendary Hollywood actress made her mark on the cinema of the 1960s and 1970s with portraits of powerful, independent, fragile or careerist women.

Bonnie and Clyde  by Arthur Penn (1967, 1:51)
The crazy escapade of Bonnie Parker and gangster Clyde Barrow... Catalysts of change for New Hollywood, a groundbreaking film characterized by violence and death, with Warren Beatty and the explosive and sublime Faye Dunaway.
Halle Tony Garnier Mon. 7:45pm | Comœdia Tue. 7:30pm

The Arrangement  by Elia Kazan (1969, 2:05)
After a failed suicide, while convalescing, Eddie (Kirk Douglas) is constantly thinking about the past and his mistress (a radiant Faye Dunaway). An angry movie, a revolt against the American way of life.
Institut Lumière ma 16h | Pathé Bellecour sa 16h45

Puzzle of a Downfall Child  by Jerry Schatzberg (1970, 1:45)
A former model (Faye Dunaway), broken by the world of fashion, looks back on her younger years... An impressive, bold début for first-time director Jerry Schatzberg. Faye Dunaway confirms her special brand of talent.
Pathé Bellecour Wed. 2:30pm


Isabella Rossellini

Known both as an international celebrity and an underground icon, Isabella Rossellini has always favored original roles (Blue Velvet by David Lynch) and is currently directing offbeat short films on the sexuality of animals !

Master class Villa Lumière Sat.11am

Blue Velvet  by David Lynch (1986, 2:00)
A quiet suburb, an ear, a seductive and enigmatic singer (one of Isabella Rossellini’s finest roles), an investigation... The muted violent and criminal underside of the American dream, as seen by David Lynch. A classic!
Comœdia Thu. 7:30pm | Pathé Bellecour Fri. 5pm | Pathé Vaise Sat. 8:30pm

The Saddest Music in the World  by Guy Maddin (2003, 1:39)
A beer baroness (Isabella Rossellini) launches a contest to find the saddest music because the sadder we are, the more we drink! A strange and bewitching universe, between cinema and visual art.
Cinéma Opéra Thu. 9:30pm | Comœdia Sat. 7:30pm

Fear  by Roberto Rossellini (1954, 1:23)
Irene, an adulterous wife, is the victim of blackmail... The last film Roberto Rossellini would make with his then-spouse Ingrid Bergman. An intimate drama, a dissection of a couple on the path to destruction.
Institut Lumière Fri. 2:30pm | CNP Sat. 3pm

My Dad is 100 Years Old  by Guy Maddin (2005, 16min)
Isabella Rossellini pays tribute to her father - the great Roberto - where she takes on the roles of Fellini, Selznick, Hitchcock or Chaplin!
Institut Lumière Fri. 2:30pm


Ted Kotcheff

The Canadian director will discuss a career of festival awards collected before receiving public recognition with the global success of First Blood (Rambo).

Master class Villa Lumière Wed. 3:15pm

Wake in Fright  by Ted Kotcheff (1971, 1:48)
A teacher arrives one night in the hell of the Australian outback. He soon finds himself hurling headlong into destruction... The frightening portrayal of a society composed of primal instincts. With Donald Pleasence.
Institut Lumière Mon. 3pm | Comœdia Tue. 4:45pm | Bron Sat. 6pm

The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz  by Ted Kotcheff (1974, 2:00)
1948. The ambitious quest for success of a young man (Richard Dreyfuss) from the Jewish ghetto of Montreal. One of Canada's greatest films, combining great humor and real emotion.
Pathé Cordeliers Tue. 5:45pm | CNP Sat. 8:45pm

First Blood  by Ted Kotcheff (1982, 1:33)
John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone), a hero of the Vietnam War, has gone wandering from town to town since his return... A pure action film with blood and the primal scream of energy. The cult blockbuster of a generation.
Institut Lumière Wed. 10:45pm (Preceded by Fearless, below)

Fearless  by Ted Kotcheff (2014, 26min)
An aging actress catches a young man trying to kill himself in front of her home... Directed by Ted Kotcheff, written and produced by his daughter, the music score by his son.
Institut Lumière Wed. 10:45pm


Michael Cimino

A regular and welcome presence at the festival, this year the director of Heaven’s Gate and The Deer Hunter will introduce Thunderbolt and Lightfoot on the occasion of its release on DVD/Blu-ray.

Master class
Villa Lumière Thu. 6pm

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot  by  Michael Cimino (1974, 1:55)
«Thunderbolt» aka «Lightfoot» (Clint Eastwood) is pursued by his former accomplices, who are convinced he’s hiding the spoils of their robbery... The first film of one of the most original talents of New Hollywood, Michael Cimino. Also starring Jeff Bridges.
Pathé Bellecour Tue. 7pm | Pathé Bellecour Thu. 5pm | Institut Lumière Sat. 10pm

Film Music : Invitation to Michel Legrand

A tribute to the three-time Oscar winner, composer of 200 film scores.

An exceptional encounter with Michel Legrand, with film clips.
Institut Lumière Tue. 2:30pm

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