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Classic Cannes Festival

The red carpet remains forever unfurled in this selection from the world’s most famous film festival.

The collection includes major prize-winners as well as other favourites that roused the Riviera in years gone by.

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Classic Cannes Festival
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View The Hunt
The Hunt
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The Hunt 2012 15

Mads Mikkelsen stars in a distressing examination of a false indictment, and the collective hysteria that ensues, in this electrifying drama from Festen director Thomas Vinterberg.

Denmark Director. Thomas Vinterberg

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Amour Fou
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Amour Fou 2014 12

Jessica Hausner’s long-awaited follow-up to Lourdes is a devilish anti-Rom-Com in which a German poet seeks mates for a suicide pact.

96 mins Director. Jessica Hausner

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Amores perros

Amores perros 2000 18

Alejandro González Iñárritu's (Birdman, The Revenant) gripping debut feature is a savagely brilliant triptych around the theme of animalistic desires.

155 mins Mexico Director. Alejandro González Iñárritu

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The Host

The Host 2006 15

Bong Joon-ho's barnstorming yet highly original monster movie follows an eccentric family's attempts to rescue the daughter snatched by a huge amphibious creature.

120 mins Korea, Republic of Director. Bong Joon-ho

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Mother

Mother 2009 15

Cult Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s (The Host, Snowpiercer) fourth feature is a startlingly original and thrilling account of the limits of maternal devotion.

129 mins Korea, Republic of Director. Bong Joon-ho

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Les Invisibles
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Les Invisibles 2012 15

French gay men and women in their 60s and 70s talk about their lives in Sébastien Lifshitz’s documentary.

112 mins France Director. Sébastien Lifshitz

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Dogtooth
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Dogtooth 2009 18

Yorgos Lanthimos' scary, witty tale of a dysfunctional Greek family is original, ingenious and sadly relevant as a study of parent-child relationships

96 mins Greece Director. Yorgos Lanthimos

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In the Fog

In the Fog 2012 12

A suspected Nazi collaborator and his Partisan abductors join forces to escape pursuing German forces, in this vibrantly shot war drama.

Germany Director. Sergei Loznitsa

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Las acacias
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Las acacias 2011 12

Pablo Giorgelli's debut is a slow, touching Argentinian road-movie about a quiet trucker warming to a woman and child he reluctantly gives a lift to.

86 mins Director. Pablo Giorgelli

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Red Road

Red Road 2006 18

Andrea Arnold’s highly acclaimed film, winner of top prizes at Cannes and the BFI London Film Festival, is a haunting drama about a woman confronting past demons.

109 mins United Kingdom Director. Andrea Arnold

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Tulpan
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Tulpan 2008 12

Sergei Dvortsevoy's multi-award winning feature debut is a deliciously tale of a Kazakh sailor out to win a wife and set himself up as a shepherd on the steppes.

103 mins Germany Director. Sergey Dvortsevoy

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King of Escape
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King of Escape 2009 18

A film about tractors, aphrodisiacs and forbidden love from Alain Guiraudie, the Cannes award-winning director of Stranger by the Lake.

93 mins France Director. Alain Guiraudie

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Love and Death on Long Island

Love and Death on Long Island 1996 15

John Hurt stars in Richard Kwietnioski’s comedy of fame and obsession about an older man (Hurt) who becomes infatuated with a young Hollywood actor (Jason Priestley), and proceeds to track him down.

93 mins United Kingdom Director. Richard Kwietniowski

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Land and Freedom

Land and Freedom 1995 15

Ken Loach’s passionate war drama follows an idealistic young Liverpudlian (Ian Hart) who fights for the international brigade during the Spanish Civil War.

105 mins United Kingdom Director. Ken Loach

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Distant Voices Still Lives

Distant Voices Still Lives 1988 15

Terence Davies' debut feature is a remarkable evocation of working-class family life in the 40s and 50s and a visionary exploration of memory.

85 mins United Kingdom Director. Terence Davies

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Fear Eats the Soul

Fear Eats the Soul 1974 12

Fassbinder’s international breakthrough, this unconventional love story combines lucid social analysis with devastating emotional power.

94 mins Federal Republic of Germany Director. Rainer Werner Fassbinder

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Symptoms
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Symptoms 1974 15

The official British Palme d'Or entry at the 1974 Cannes Film Festival, Symptoms is a sophisticated modern gothic horror film exploring the themes of sexual repression and psychosis.

90 mins United Kingdom Director. José R. Larraz

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The Shout

The Shout 1978 15

Cannes’ Grand Jury Prize was awarded to this unnerving drama about a man who claims to be able to kill people with a ‘terror shout’ learned from an Aboriginal shaman.

82 mins United Kingdom Director. Jerzy Skolimowski

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Breathless / À bout de souffle
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Breathless / À bout de souffle 1960 PG

Jean-Luc Godard’s extraordinary debut feature, an insouciant and iconoclastic crime film that paved the way for the French New Wave.

90 mins France Director. Jean-Luc Godard

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Before the Revolution

Before the Revolution 1964 12

Bernardo Bertolucci's beautifully operatic film celebrates the passion and ideology of the 1960s, winner of the Cannes Critics' Week prize in 1964.

105 mins Italy Director. Bernardo Bertolucci

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Woman of the Dunes

Woman of the Dunes 1964 15

Hiroshi Teshigahara's mystifying, serene and provocative fable about an entomologist who becomes trapped in a young widow’s desert shack.

141 mins Japan Director. Hiroshi Teshigahara

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This Sporting Life

This Sporting Life 1963 12

Lindsay Anderson’s fantastic first feature masterfully dissects the brutal life struggles of a rough-edged rugby footballer on and off the field.

134 mins United Kingdom Director. Lindsay Anderson

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