TO BE OR NOT TO BE

03/20/2012

TO BE OR NOT TO BE, huge American comedy classic, is celebrating its 70es anniversary this year. What an achievement for Ernst Lubitsch to make people laugh in the middle of World War II with this film which action takes place in Poland during Nazi occupation. Seven decades after its release, this masterpiece is now available in Blu-ray in the STUDIOCANAL Collection.

Director : Ernst Lubitsch
Cast : Carole Lombard, Jack Benny and Robert Stack
Synopsis : Poland is invaded by the Nazis. An acting troupe on the dole discovers by accident a dismantling operation of a Polish Resistance network. The actors will have to play their best acting game to by-pass the operation, abuse the Gestapo, help the members of the Resistance and save their own skins.

LA GRANDE ILLUSION

02/14/2012

Often listed as one of the most important film of the twentieth century, Jean Renoir’s LA GRANDE ILLUSION is the symbol of a universal and pacifist cinema. The story of its restoration itself is an historic and European scenario. In 1940, the Nazis confiscated the negative and kept it in Berlin. It was then taken to Moscow by the Russian army at the end of the War. The negative came back to...

MULHOLLAND DRIVE

12/19/2011

David Lynch throws the spectator into an unforgettable neo-noir trip behind the Hollywood scene. He keeps clouding the borders between fantasy and reality. Led by the two main characters (Naomi Watts and Laura Harring), both extremely disturbed and disturbing, this film won the Best Director Award at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. A decade after its release in 2001, MULHOLLAND DRIVE is available...

LOVERS LIKE US (LE SAUVAGE) STARRING CATHERINE DENEUVE AND YVES MONTANT

10/11/2011

LOVERS LIKE US is a great adventure comedy by Jean-Paul Rappeneau. Released in 1975, the film has been restored in 2K this year by STUDIOCANAL and La Cinémathèque Française and backed by the Franco-American Cultural Fund in France.

Jean-Paul Rappenau and Pierre Lhomme, director of photography worked together on this restoration.
Catherine Deneuve is Nelly. The actress is absolutely...

LAST YEAR IN MARIENBAD (L’ANNEE DERNIERE A MARIENBAD)

08/24/2011

The film from Alain Resnais was released half a century ago and won that same year a Golden Lion in Venice. Alain Robbe-Griller, the father of the Nouveau Roman’s movement, wrote the movie’s script. Coco Chanel designed Delphine Seyrig’s costumes. This film is part of the classics slate, the STUDIOCANAL collection. It has been restored in high-definition.

Synopsis:
In a sumptuous grand...

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