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  • THE OWL'S LEGACY by CHRIS MARKER

    Chris Marker’s mythical masterpiece released for the first time in 30 years.Thirteen Greek words deciphered by artists and intellectuals from different countries in a film in thirteen episodes. 

    CLASSICAL FILMS
    • Director(s):

      MARKER (CHRIS)

    • Producer(s):

      CINEMATHEQUE FRANCAISE (LA)

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      1987

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Chris Marker’s mythical masterpiece released for the first time in 30 years.Thirteen Greek words deciphered by artists and intellectuals from different countries in a film in thirteen episodes. 

    The Owl's Legacy was conceived as a film in 13 episodes about the influence of Greek culture in our society. On the model of the ancient banquet, men (and some women) drink wine by exchanging ideas, filmed by Marker in four places: Paris, Tbilisi, Athens and Berkeley. The director also filmed a series of individual interviews, and used a variety of materials to illustrate his subject (literary and philosophical texts, images, music, film and video clips, filmed news ...).  
    ALL EPISODES ARE AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH VERSION
    Read this article from the New York Times on the series!

  • GEORGES MELIES: WIZARD OF CINEMA (1896-1913)

    The entire collection of Méliès' films - from the well known to the rediscovered Méliès' films enchant people of all ages. As well as being a pioneer, he remains the uncontested master of fantasy and dream worlds, and was the f...

    CLASSICAL FILMS
    • Director(s):

      MELIES (Georges)

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2011

    • Language(s):

      English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    The entire collection of Méliès' films - from the well known to the rediscovered Méliès' films enchant people of all ages. As well as being a pioneer, he remains the uncontested master of fantasy and dream worlds, and was the first and most incredible wizard of cinema.

    For the first time, viewers can now appreciate the importance of his work - that of a magician and artist whose imagination knew no bounds. The exceptionally talented Méliès produced and directed all his films. He also wrote the "sweet talk", designed the sets, costumes and accessories, and was also the main actor.

    Following 25 years of research, and a worldwide search for copies, this collection constitues a genuine reference. The latest technology has been used on these newly restored films, many of which are available for the first time.
    The spirit of the era is rendered by 13 musicians.

  • CHAPLIN MUTUAL COMEDIES : THE ULTIMATE RESTORATION

    In 1916, after a 2-year long career, Chaplin is already the most paid actor in the world. He signs for 12 new comedies with Mutual Film Corp. He has his own studio, and total control of the production of his films : unprecedented.

    CLASSICAL FILMS
    • Director(s):

      CHAPLIN (Charles)

    • Producer(s):

      FILM PRESERVATION ASSOCIATES, LOBSTER FILMS

    • Territories:

      Worldwide (except Italy).

    • Production year:

      2013

    • Language(s):

      English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, VOD

    In 1916, after a 2-year long career, Chaplin is already the most paid actor in the world. He signs for 12 new comedies with Mutual Film Corp. He has his own studio, and total control of the production of his films : unprecedented.

    These 12 comedies shot between 1916 and 1917 are a fireworks of humor, invention and fun, maybe what Chaplin has done best in all his career. Success after success, the character of The tramp becomes more complex, and films like The Vagabond, One A.m. Or the Immigrant are jewels of skill and sophistication.
     
    These ultimate restorations  are the result of 3 long years of research in the world, and technological achievements. One century after their first release, these films do not have a wrinkle, and the pleasure of watching them is intact. Chaplin said "Shooting the Mutual comedies was the best moment of my life"

  • IL MIO VIAGGIO IN ITALIA

    A journey through Italian cinema with Martin Scorsese...

    CLASSICAL FILMS
    • Director(s):

      SCORSESE (Martin)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, MEDIATRADE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2001

    • Language(s):

      French

    • Rights:

      TV

    A journey through Italian cinema with Martin Scorsese...

    ... in which he also reveals how, as the son of immigrants, he explored the culture of his forebears through the cinema of the country his parents had grown up in.

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