Eclair at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival

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On the eve of the opening of the Festival, we are honored to announce that a number of films postproduced or restored by Eclair will be featured at the 71st Cannes Film Festival, including special screenings, heritage films and Cinéma de la Plage screenings, from May 8 to 19!

Eclair oversaw the post-production of Carlos Diegues’ The Great Mystical Circus, and Wim Wenders’ Pope Francis: A Man of His Word. Colour-graded by Karim El Katari and Christine Hiam respectively, the films are scheduled as out-of-competition special screenings.

Several classic films restored by our experts at Eclair will also be featured as part of Cannes Classics: Henri Decoin’s Beating Heart; Blow for Blow, by Marin Karmitz ; Hyenas, by Djibril Diop Mambety; Agnès Varda’s One Sings, the Other Doesn’t; and Lamb, by Paulin Soumanou Vieyra.

Finally, two major restorations of classic films by Eclair will screen at the Cinéma de la Plage during the festival: Destiny, by Youssef Chahine and The Big Blue, by Luc Besson.

Congratulations to everyone at Eclair that made these screenings possible!


The Great Mystical Circus - Carlos Diegues (2018)
Pope Francis : A Man Of His Word - Wim Wenders (2018)
Beating Heart - Henri Decoin (1940, 2K)
Blow for Blow - Marin Karmitz (1972, 2K)
Hyenas - Djibril Diop Mambéty (1992, 2K)
One Sings, the Other Doesn’t - Agnès Varda (1977, 2K)
Lamb - Paulin Soumanou Vieyra (1964, 2K)
Destiny - Youssef Chahine (1997, 4K)
The Big Blue - de Luc Besson (1988, 2K)

Cannes Film Festival
Cannes Classics
Screening Guide 

The Eclair teams are at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, May 8-19 on the Plage Majestic 71.
Join us!

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