Epic screenings

The traditional rendezvous for lovers of big films on big screens, where they take on their full dimension. This year, Lumière will screen the legendary Red Shoes by Powell and Pressburger, The Wise Guys by Robert Enrico, Hugh Hudson's Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, Youssef Chahine's Destiny, Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch and more.

The Red Shoes by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger (1948, 2h15) 
Vicky Page, a young dancer strongly influenced by her ballet director, is torn between her art and the man she loves... The culmination of the Powell and Pressburger collaboration, a classic of lavish beauty.
Institut Lumière Sun.14 7:15pm | Comœdia Mon.15 6pm | Pathé Bellecour Fri.19 8pm

The Wise Guys by Robert Enrico (Les Grandes gueules, 1965, 2h08) 
Hector Valentin returns to France, where he inherits a sawmill in ruins. To help him with the tough task, he is advised to hire convicts... A western of the Vosges with Bourvil and Lino Ventura.
Pathé Bellecour Mon.15 8pm | Neuville-sur-saône Wed.17 8pm | Institut Lumière Sun.21 4:30pm

Once Upon a Time in the West by Sergio Leone (C’era una volta il West, 1968, 2h45) 
Brett McBain is murdered by tycoon Morton, who is after his land. Suspicions revolve around an adventurer, Cheyenne ... A cult western heightened by the music of Ennio Morricone. Starring Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson and Claudia Cardinale.
Pathé Bellecour Tue.16 8pm | UGC Confluence Wed.17 8:30pm | Institut Lumière Fri.19 9pm (All-nighter Film 2) | Pathé Vaise Sun.21 3:30pm

The Wild Bunch by Sam Peckinpah (1969, 2h25) 
In Texas, Pike Bishop and his men are preparing to attack the offices of the railway company. They are ambushed... Somber, political, a western that upends the genre to mark a milestone in modern cinema.
Villa Lumière Sat.13 9pm | UGC Cité Internationale Sun.14 3pm | Lumière Terreaux Fri.19 9:30pm | Pathé Bellecour Sun.21 3pm

Bolero by Claude Lelouch (Les Uns et les autres, 1981, 3h04) 
From 1936 to the 1980s, four families from different countries, with the same passion for music, see their destinies impacted by WWII. A dazzling musical saga with a prestigious cast.
Pathé Bellecour Sun.14 3pm | Pathé Bellecour Sun.21 5pm

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes by Hugh Hudson (1984, 2h13) 
19th century Africa. After the death of his parents, explorers, a baby is taken in by a female monkey and grows up among animals... A beautiful adventure movie between the jungle and Scotland. With Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell and Ian Holm.
Institut Lumière Sat.13 2:45pm | Pathé Bellecour Sun.14 10:45am | UGC Confluence Wed.17 5:30pm | Saint-Priest Thu.18 8:15pm

Destiny by Youssef Chahine (Le Destin, Al Massir, 1997, 2h12) 
XIIe siècle, Andalousie. Une secte de fanatiques veut détruire l’œuvre du philosophe Averroès, conseiller du calife El Mansour… Une superbe fresque, ode à la tolérance, qui dénonce l’obscurantisme.
Pathé Bellecour Wed.17 8:30pm | Comœdia Sat.20 10:45am

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon by Ang Lee (Wo hu cang long, 2000, 1h59) 
Ming Dynasty. Cao Shaoqin, head of the secret police, comes to power. He has Minister Yu executed and sends his children into exile... Attentive to the smallest details, Ang Lee makes a refined and modern film, a worldwide hit.
Cinéma Opéra Thu.18 2:45pm | Pathé Bellecour Sat.20 9:15pm

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