29 apr 2024 Robert Bresson, Jacques Demy, François Truffaut, Jacques Rozier Headline the 2024 Cannes Classics Official Selection

mk2 Films is thrilled to be representing 5 films in Official Selection at Cannes Classics:

FOUR NIGHTS OF A DREAMER 
by Robert Bresson

After decades away from the silver screen, Robert Bresson’s romantic FOUR NIGHTS OF A DREAMER is finally back in a newly restored 4K version.
Considered as the French master’s most accessible and most personal work, this poetic and dreamy exploration on love and fantasy is a must-see for any film lover.
The restoration was made by mk2 Films under the supervision of Mylène Bresson, at Éclair Classics (Paris) and L.E. Diapason, with the support of the Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée (CNC).

THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG 
by Jacques Demy 

In 2024, celebrate the 50th anniversary of the absolute classic by Jacques Demy. A dazzling musical heart-tugger that launched Catherine Deneuve to stardom.
Original score by Michel Legrand.

JACQUES DEMY – THE PINK AND THE BLACK 
by Florence Platarets & Frédéric Bonnaud

Written by Frédéric Bonnaud, the Director of the Cinémathèque Française, and directed by Florence Platarets (Godard by Godard, Cannes Classics 2023), this documentary stands as the first comprehensive portrayal of the esteemed Jacques Demy. Producers Rosalie Varda and Mathieu Demy, Jacques Demy’s children, have, for the first time, granted filmmakers exclusive access to their family archives.

FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT: MY LIFE, A SCREENPLAY
by David Teboul, co-written with Serge Toubiana

Serge Toubiana co-authored with Antoine de Baecque an 800-page biography of François Truffaut
(Gallimard). As director of the Cinémathèque Française, he devoted an exceptional exhibition to the filmmaker in 2014. He also co-directed the documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut with Kent Jones. David Teboul is a documentary director, known for Mon Amour (CPH:DOX official selection).

JACQUES ROZIER: FROM ONE WAVE TO ANOTHER
by Emmanuel Barnault

Jacques Rozier’s filmmaking stands out for its originality, innovation, and nonconformity. JACQUES ROZIER: FROM ONE WAVE TO ANOTHER delves into into the director’s impromptu creativity and direct approach. This exploration offers a captivating look into his unique storytelling perspective, highlighting the enduring relevance and influence of his work in contemporary cinema.

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