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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

by Sergio Leone



Once Upon a Time in the West

by Sergio Leone


Once Upon a Time in America
by Sergio Leone



The Killers by Don Siegel



Pale Rider
by Clint Eastwood



The Bridges of Madison County
by Clint Eastwood

 

All films in original version with subtitles

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Marcel Carné and <i>The Devil's Envoys</i>

Marcel Carné and The Devil's Envoys

The screening of The Devil's Envoys (Les Visiteurs du soir) during the Festival is a chance to pay tribute to major French director Marcel Carné, who also made Drôle de drame, Le Quai des brumes and Le Jour se lève > > more
Ennio Morricone, <i>il maestro</i>

Ennio Morricone, il maestro

He's not just a musician, he's a legend. His more than 500 compositions have made him known around the world to young and old. Dozens of his pieces are among the classics of cinema music. The Festival pays tribute to him through its screening of Sergio Leone's films. > > more
Angie Dickinson - an angel passes by

Angie Dickinson - an angel passes by

The screening of Don Siegel's The Killers during the Festival, shows the wonderful Angie Dickinson in one of the major roles of her career, alongside Lee Marvin and John Cassavetes. > > more
Jerry Schatzberg, student of the shadows

Jerry Schatzberg, student of the shadows

He directed American film classics of the 1970s, such as Puzzle of a Downfall Child, Scarecrow and The Panic in Needle Park, but is also a noted photographer. He accepted the Festival's invitation to take pictures of of Lyon, city of the Lumière brothers. > > more
Henri-Georges Clouzot, beyond <i>L'Enfer</i>

Henri-Georges Clouzot, beyond L'Enfer

Serge Bromberg's work of documenting the story of Clouzot's making of L'Enfer (starring Romy Schneider and Serge Reggiani) which was cut short in 1964 after only three weeks of shooting, is a chance for the Festival to pay tribute to the prolific Clouzot, who directed The Murderer Lives at Number 21, (L'Assassin habite... au 21), The Raven (Le Corbeau), The Quay of the Goldsmiths (Quai des Orfèvres), The Wages of Fear (Le Salaire de la peur) and Les Diaboliques. > > more
Jacques Bral, a return to noir

Jacques Bral, a return to noir

Bral is a quiet and unprolific filmaker (only four feature films in 30 years) who nevertheless deeply impressed a generation of cinemagoers with his impeccable Exterior Night in 1980. The screening of a restored version of the film will be one of the Festival's highlights. > > more
Terence Hill, guest star

Terence Hill, guest star

Many know actor and director Hill but not many are aware his real name is Mario Girotti and that he was born in Venice in 1939. The Festival is screening the film he made with Damiano Damiani, A Genius, Two Friends and an Idiot, and one he made with Tonino Valerii, My Name is Nobody, both of them produced by Sergio Leone. > > more
Eddie Muller, the Prince of Noir

Eddie Muller, the Prince of Noir

Eddie Muller was an obvious choice to be involved in the Festival's plan to show a selection of films noirs. He's a writer and self-styled "cultural archaeologist" who lives in San Francisco and has become a world expert on Hollywood noir films. > > more
Julien Duvivier, maker of French classics

Julien Duvivier, maker of French classics

Duvivier left a strong and lasting mark on French cinema between 1930 and 1960 and the Festival will screen a restored version of his classic Escape from Yesterday (La Bandera, 1935). Among his most original films were Pépé le Moko (1937), Panic (Panique, 1937) and Deadlier Than the Male (Voici le temps des assassins, 1956). > > more
Cyd Charisse ("The Legs")

Cyd Charisse ("The Legs")

The Festival screening of Vincente Minnelli’s Brigadoon will allow us to once more see Cyd Charisse, the dance icon of film who died in 2008, in the unforgettable role of Fiona Campbell alongside Gene Kelly. > > more
Raoul Coutard, cinematographer of the French "New Wave"

Raoul Coutard, cinematographer of the French "New Wave"

The screening of a restored version of Jean-Luc Godard's Pierrot le fou will allow Festival audiences to admire once again the great work of Raoul Coutard, the main cinematographer of the French "New Wave." > > more
Maurice Tourneur, "the American"

Maurice Tourneur, "the American"

The Festival screening of the restored version of Obsession is a chance to see the work of Maurice Tourneur and his contribution to the cinema. Born in Paris in 1876 as Maurice Thomas, he started out as an actor in André Antoine's theatre company. > > more
The one and only Jean Servais

The one and only Jean Servais

The screening of the restored version of Jules Dassin's Rififi is a chance to see the great Belgian actor Jean Servais in one of his splendid character roles, as the energetic burglar Tony le Stéphanois. > > more
Choi Eun-hee, muse of Shin Sang-ok

Choi Eun-hee, muse of Shin Sang-ok

Choi Eun-hee was one of the Korean cinema's biggest 20th century stars, with more than 80 films to her credit between 1955 and 1985. She is also the wife and muse of director Shin Sang-ok. > > more
Luciano Vincenzoni, scriptwriter for Sergio Leone

Luciano Vincenzoni, scriptwriter for Sergio Leone

He wrote the scripts of three major Leone films -- For a Few Dollars More, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and A Fistful of Dynamite. > > more
Tonino Delli Colli, leading cameraman of the Italian cinema

Tonino Delli Colli, leading cameraman of the Italian cinema

Director of cinematography for three major films of Leone -- The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Once Upon a Time in the West and Once Upon a Time in America. Born in Rome on 20 November 1922, he began working at Cinecittà as a teenager in 1938. > > more

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RETROSPECTIVES

ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS SERGIO LEONE



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CLINT EASTWOOD
GUEST OF HONOUR



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DON SIEGEL



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SHIN SANG-OK,
"EMPEROR OF KOREA"



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EDDIE MULLER
AND THE ART OF NOIR



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GREAT MOMENTS
OF THE SILENT ERA



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UNEARTHED, RESTORED,
BACK ON THE SCREEN



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SPECIAL SCREENINGS



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NEWS

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