BELLE DE JOUR BY LUIS BUÑUEL - 4K RESTORED VERSION (1967)

03/05/2018

In 1967, in her first collaboration with Luis Buñuel, Catherine Deneuve played a troubled and afflicted young woman, living halfway between fantasy and reality, in BELLE DE JOUR. A public success upon its release, the film won the prestigious Golden Lion award at the Venice film festival in 1967.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Luis Buñuel’s masterpiece, STUDIOCANAL, working with...

THE GRADUATE BY MIKE NICHOLS - 4K RESTORED VERSION (1968)

02/22/2018

A true masterpiece enhanced by the classic soundtrack by Simon & Garfunkel, THE GRADUATE was a film that encapsulated an entire generation and propelled Dustin Hoffman to fame, winning Mike Nichols the Oscar for Best Director in 1968. Earning $105 million at the US box office, it ranks in 22nd place among the most successful American movies.

Celebrating the film’s 50th birthday in 2017, STUDIOCANAL screened a beautifully restored 4K version of this cult film at the Il Cinema Ritrovato Festival in Bologna. This restored 4K version of THE GRADUATE was then given a general cinema release in all STUDIOCANAL countries (France, the UK, Germany, Australia & New Zealand) and is also available in a special anniversary-edition Blu-Ray.

KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS BY ROBERT HAMER (1949)

01/06/2015

KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS is a jewel of British black comedy, famous for Alec Guinness's astonishing performance as no fewer than eight different characters.
As a very distant relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne-Chalfont, Louis Mazzini uses a wide variety of inventive methods to successively do away with all those who stand ahead of him in the line of succession, ultimately murdering the Duke...

THE THINGS OF LIFE (LES CHOSES DE LA VIE) BY CLAUDE SAUTET - 1969

10/13/2014

THE THINGS OF LIFE by Claude Sautet, with Michel Piccoli and Romy Schneider - 1969 Louis-Delluc Prize

Michel is fatally wounded in a dreadful car accident. He watches his life race by, remembers the people he had loved, and realises that the countless details matter because they add up to the joy of life.
Claude Sautet directed this drama, co-authored the screenplay with Jean-Loup Dabadie...

DAY BREAK (LE JOUR SE LEVE) MAKES THE 2014 CANNES CLASSICS SELECTION

05/06/2014

Marcel Carné had pledged to work with his PORT OF SHADOWS acolytes Jacques Prévert and Jean Gabin once again. Jacques Viot, who lived next-door to Marcel Carné, brought him the screenplay he was missing about a blue-collar worker who commits a love crime and shuts himself away in his room. The director devoured the script, captivated by the eminently modern flashback structure (which...

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