CINÉ-KARAOKÉ / OPENING PARTY
New in 2019! A great party to open the Cinéma de la Plage. The biggest cinema hits to sing along—a karaoke on the big screen to put the Croisette on fire! Open to everyone to sing altogether. A fun and relaxed concept for the first time at the Cinéma de la Plage.
LES 400 COUPS (THE 400 BLOWS)
by François Truffaut
(1959, 1h39, France)
60 years after triumphing at Cannes, François Truffaut’s New Wave masterpiece is back on the Croisette. An accurate and moving look at the end of childhood with Jean-Pierre Léaud, Palme d'or d’honneur 2016 in his first role.
LA CITÉ DE LA PEUR (FEAR CITY : A FAMILY-STYLE COMEDY)
by Alain Berbérian
(1994, 1h33, France)
A serial killer, a scary movie, a legendary sprint on the Croisette, a whisky and then Odile… Come and dance the carioca at the Cinéma de la Plage and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the ultra-cult film!
Alain Chabat, Gérard Darmon, Dominique Farrugia and Chantal Lauby in attendance.
MELODIE EN SOUS-SOL (ANY NUMBER CAN WIN)
by Henri Verneuil
(1962, 1h58, France, Italy)
A legendary thriller filmed in Cannes, bringing together two cinema legends shot by Henri Verneuil. Starring Jean Gabin and a magnificent, magnetic and dark Alain Delon, Palme d’or d’honneur du Festival 2019.
by Oliver Stone
(1991, 2h20, USA)
The rise of rock star Jim Morrison and the story of one of the most famous rock bands of all time: The Doors. A magnificent restoration for an iconic film.
HAUTS LES FILLES
by François Armanet and Bayon
(2019, 1h18, France)
Long live gender equality in rock! A world premiere, a fiery documentary about today's female rockers: punchy interviews and high-energy concerts. An intimate and energetic dive into the rock and female musical universe.
With the two directors of the film.
2019 Official Selection
CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON
by Ang Lee
(2000, 2h, Taiwan, Hong-Kong, USA, Mainland China)
A legendary martial arts film, a complicated love story, aerial and magic fights, a peak of Asian cinema!
The Festival will pay a tribute to actress Zhang Ziyi who will be in attendance.
by Dennis Hopper
(1969, 1h35, USA)
Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda hit the road on their big motorcycles with the rock anthem Born to Be Wild. 50th anniversary of the legendary road movie of protest hippie youth that marks the beginning of the New Hollywood era. Prix du premier film at Cannes in 1969.
BOYZ’N THE HOOD
by John Singleton
(1991, 1h52, USA)
A tribute to director John Singleton who recently passed away. Selected at Un Certain Regard in 1991 and twice-nominated to the Academy Awards, this gangsta movie follows the daily life of three friends from a Los Angeles ghetto, punctuated by an unforgettable soundtrack.
by Éric Rochant
(1994, 2h18, France)
In Competition at Cannes in 1994, the spy film that inspired the successful series The Bureau. Manipulations, intrigues and double games will be on the Croisette.
Emmanuelle Devos and Bernard Lecoq in attendance.
CINÉ-KARAOKÉ / CLOSING PARTY
A second big party to close the Cinéma de la Plage. A giant karaoke on a big screen to sing along fiercely on the Croisette. Open to everyone to celebrate the 72nd Festival de Cannes one last time.