Cannes Classics Honors Costa-Gavras, Unveils Lineup

Cannes Classics Honors Costa-Gavras, Unveils Lineup

Paris– Critically-acclaimed Franco-Greek helmer Costa-Gavras will be feted as guest of honor at Cannes Classics, the selection dedicated to heritage films.

A Cannes vet, Costa-Gavras won the Palme d’or with “Missing” in 1982, served on the Jury in 1976 and won the Jury Prize with “Z” in 1969. “Z,” which won both an Oscar and a Golden Globe, will play at Cannes Classics in its restored version.

As part of Orson Welles’ Centennial celebration, Cannes will play his cult film “Citizen Kane” (restored by Warner Brothers Motion, pictured above) , Carol Reed’s “The Third Man” (restored by Studiocanal) and Wells’ “Lady from Shanghai” (restored by Sony Pictures), as well as two documentaries, Elisabeth Kapnist’s “Orson Welles, Autopsie d’une légende” and Clara and Julia Kuperberg’s “This Is Orson Welles.”

Cannes Classics will also pay tribute to late Portuguese master Manoel de Oliveira and will unspool his posthumous film “Visita ou Memórias e Confissões.

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