Monday, July 26, 2010

Various - Lumière et compagnie AKA Lumière and Company (1995)

From The Great Pyramids in Egypt to The Great Wall in China, from Los Angeles to Hiroshima, directors throughout the world took part in a unique celebration of cinema. To commemorate the Centennial of the Lumière Brothers’ first “motion picture”, David Lynch, Spike Lee, Wim Wenders, Zhang Yimou, John Boorman and a host of leading international filmmakers created their own one minute Lumière Film. Using the restored original camera, each director offered his own signature style to the film. These exciting eclectic shorts are combined with intriguing interviews with the filmmakers. A must for all movie fans, Lumière and Company speaks for the passion, beauty, and visionary dream of this hundred year old art form.

List of directors:
• Merzak Allouache
• Theo Angelopoulos
• Vicente Aranda
• Gabriel Axel
• John Boorman
• Youssef Chahine
• Alain Corneau
• Raymond Depardon
• Costa-Gavras
• Francis Girod
• Peter Greenaway
• Lasse Hallström
• Michael Haneke
• Hugh Hudson
• James Ivory & Ismael Merchant
• Gaston Kabore
• Abbas Kiarostami
• Cédric Klapisch
• Andrei Konchalovsky
• Patrice Lecont
• Spike Lee
• Claude Lelouch
• Bigas Luna
• David Lynch
• Claude Miller
• Idrissa Ouedraogo
• Arthur Penn
• Lucian Pintilie
• Jacques Rivette
• Helma Sanders
• Jerry Schatzberg
• Nadine Trintignant
• Fernando Trueba
• Liv Ullmann
• Jaco van Dormael
• Régis Wargnier
• Wim Wenders
• Zhang Yimou
• Kiju Yoshida

eng subs included
no pass