News from the Locarno Festival
 

The past is present

The past is present

Share:

The past is present

Share:

Previous Next

The section, a reference to Jean-Luc Godard’s masterpiece, is the sidebar dedicated to the history of cinema. It offers works from filmmakers and artists to whom the Festival dedicates special tributes. Histoire(s) du cinéma also presents newly restored prints of rare and important works in film history, documentaries about filmmakers and actors, as well as works presented by the Cinémathèque Suisse as part of Swiss Cinema rediscovered.

 

CINEMASuisse: JEAN-LUC GODARD by Fabrice Aragno
Switzerland – 2012 – 27 min
Documentary
Production: SRG SSR

GAZZARA by Joseph Rezwin
United States – 2012 – 94 min
Documentary
Production: Rezgaz LLC
World Premiere

KERN by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala
Austria – 2012 – 98 min
Documentary
Production: Ulrich Seidl Film Produktion GmbH
First Feature - International Premiere

OTTO PREMINGER by André S. Labarthe
France – 2012 – 59 min
Documentary
Production: Capricci
World Premiere - Retrospettiva Otto Preminger

ROOM 237 by Rodney Ascher
United States – 2012 – 107 min
Production: The Film Sales Company

 

Life Achievement Award to Alain Delon

 

ROCCO E I SUOI FRATELLI by Luchino Visconti
Italy/France – 1960 – 170 min
with Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot, Katina Paxinou
Production: Titanus, Les Films Marceau

 

Pardo alla carriera to Harry Belafonte

 

SING YOUR SONG by Susanne Rostock
United States – 2010 – 98 min
Documentary
Production: Belafonte Enterprises, S2BN Entertainment Production

 

Pardo alla carriera to Johnnie To

 

DYUT MENG GAM (Life Without Principle) by Johnnie To
Hong Kong – 2011 – 107 min
with Terence Yin, Ching Wan Lau
Production: Media Asia Films, Milkyway Image

HAK SE WUI (Election) by Johnnie To
Hong Kong – 2005 – 100 min
with Simon Yam, Tony Leung Ka Fai
Production: Milkyway Image, One Hundred Years of Films

HAK SE WUI YI WO WAI KWAI (Election 2) by Johnnie To
Hong Kong – 2006 – 92 min
with Louis Koo, Simon Yam
Production: China Star Entertainment, One Hundred Years of Films

PTU by Johnnie To
Hong Kong – 2003 – 85 min
with Simon Yam, Lam Suet, Ruby Wong, Maggie Shiu
Production: Milkyway Image

 

Pardo alla carriera to Peter-Christian Fueter

 

GROUNDING - DIE LETZTEN TAGE DER SWISSAIR (Grounding - The Last Days of Swissair) by Michael Steiner
Switzerland – 2006 – 120 min
Production: C-Films AG, Dädalus Film, Filmcoopi Zürich

 

Hommage to Naomi Kawase

 

EMBRASSING by Naomi Kawase
Japan – 1992 – 40 min
with Naomi Kawase, Uno Kawase
Production: Kumie Inc.

KATATSUMORI by Naomi Kawase
Japan – 1994 – 40 min
with Uno Kawase, Naomi Kawase
Production: Kumie Inc.

KYAKARABA by Naomi Kawase

Japan – 2001 – 50 min
with Kiyonobu Yamashiro, Uno Kawase, Emiko Ikegami, Naomi Kawase
Production: Kumie Inc.

TARACHIME by Naomi Kawase
Japan – 2006 – 43 min
with Uno Kawase, Mitsuki, Naomi Kawase
Production: Sent Inc + Kumie Inc.

 

Hommage to Dino Risi

 

VERSO LA VITA by Dino Risi
Italy –1946 – 12 min
Documentary
Production: Comitato Milanese per l’Infanzia

TIGULLIO MINORE by Dino Risi
Italy – 1947 – 9 min
Documentary
Production: Cortimetraggi di Gigi Martello

1848 by Dino Risi
Italy – 1949 – 11 min
with Lucia Bosè
Production: Cortimetraggi di Gigi Martello
Presented in Piazza Grande on occasion of the Pre-Festival

LA FABBRICA DEL DUOMO by Dino Risi
Italy – 1949 – 10 min
Documentary
Production: Cortimetraggi di Gigi Martello

LA PROVINCIA DEI SETTE LAGHI by Dino Risi
Italy –1948 – 9 min
Documentary
Production: Cortimetraggi di Gigi Martello

 

Hommage to Hannes Schmidhauser

 

ULI, DER KNECHT by Franz Schnyder
Switzerland – 1954 – 115 min
with Hannes Schmidhauser, Liselotte Pulver
Production: Praesens-Film, Zürcher Filmkollektiv der Gloriafilm

ULI, DER PÄCHTER by Franz Schnyder
Switzerland – 1954 – 115 min
with Hannes Schmidhauser, Liselotte Pulver
Production: Praesens-Film

HANNES “PUSSY” SCHMIDHAUSER by Victor Tognola
Switzerland – 2012 – 101 min
Documentary
Production: Frama Film Int.
Swiss distributor: Praesens-Film
World Premiere

 

Hommage to Ornella Muti

 

LA DERNIÈRE FEMME by Marco Ferreri
Italy/France - 1976 - 112 min
with Ornella Muti, Gérard Depardieu, Michel Piccoli
Production: Flaminia Produzioni Cinematografiche

STORIE DI ORDINARIA FOLLIA by Marco Ferreri
Italy/France - 1981 - 101 min
with Ornella Muti, Ben Gazzara, Susan Tyrrell
Production: 23 Giugno

IL FUTURO È DONNA by Marco Ferreri
Italy/France/West Germany- 1984 - 100 min
with Ornella Muti, Hanna Schygulla, Niels Arestrup
Production: Faso Film, UGC, Ascot Film

PRIMO AMORE by Dino Risi
Italy- 1978 - 115 min
with Ornella Muti, Ugo Tognazzi, Marco del Monaco
Production: Dean Film

 

Hommage to Ben Wheatley

 

KILL LIST by Ben Wheatley
United Kingdom – 2011 – 95 min
with Neil Maskell, Myanna Buring, Harry Simpson, Michael Smiley
Production: Warp X, Rook Films

DOWN TERRACE by Ben Wheatley
United Kingdom – 2009 – 89 min
with Robert Hill, Robin Hill, Julia Deakin, David Schaal
Production: Baby Cow Productions, Boum Productions

 

Hommage to Sarah Morris

 

1972 by Sarah Morris
United States – 2008– 38 min
Production: Parallax Corporation

AM/PM by Sarah Morris
United States –1999 – 13 min
Production: Radial Matrix

BEIJING by Sarah Morris
United States – 2008 – 85 min
Production: Parallax Corporation

CAPITAL by Sarah Morris
United States – 2000 – 18 min
Production: Parallax Corporation

CHICAGO by Sarah Morris
United States – 2011 – 68 min
Production: Parallax Corporation

LOS ANGELES by Sarah Morris
United States – 2004 – 26 min
Production: Parallax Corporation

MIAMI by Sarah Morris
United States – 2002 – 28 min
Production: Parallax Corporation

MIDTOWN by Sarah Morris
United States – 1998 – 10 min
Production: Parallax Corporation

POINTS ON A LINE by Sarah Morris
United States – 2010 – 36 min
Production: Parallax Corporation

ROBERT TOWNE by Sarah Morris
United States – 2006 – 35 min
Production: Parallax Corporation

 

Hommage to Renato Pozzetto

 

OH, SERAFINA! by Alberto Lattuada
Italy – 1976 – 96 min
with Renato Pozzetto, Dalila Di Lazzaro, Angelica Ippolito, Lilla Brignone
Production: Rizzoli Film

SONO FOTOGENICO by Dino Risi
Italy/France – 1980 – 117 min
with Renato Pozzetto, Edwige Fenech, Aldo Maccione, Julien Guiomar
Production: Dean Film, Les Films Marceau-Cocinor

UN AMORE SU MISURA by Renato Pozzetto
Italy – 2007– 94 min
with Renato Pozzetto, Camilla Sjoberg, Fabrizio Kofler, Anna Galiena
Production: Alto Verbano

 

Hommage to Robert Aldrich

 

TWILIGHT’S LAST GLEAMING by Robert Aldrich
United States/West Germany – 1977 – 90 min
with Burt Lancaster, Roscoe Lee Browne, Joseph Cotten, Melvyn Douglas
Production: Bavaria Atelier, Bavaria Film, Geria Productions, Lorimar Productions
Integral restored version

 

Hommage to Krzysztof Zanussi - 40 years Ecumenical Jury

 

ILUMINACJA by Krzysztof Zanussi
Poland – 1973 – 87 min
with Stanislaw Latallo, Malgorzata Pritulak
Production: Polski Film Agency, Film Polski

 

Hommage to Samuel Fuller - Centenary of his Birth

 

WHITE DOG by Samuel Fuller
United States – 1982 – 90 min
with Kristy McNichol, Paul Winfield
Production: Jon Davison

 

Swiss Cinema rediscovered, in collaboration with the Cinémathèque Suisse

 

DIE BÖRSE ALS BAROMETER DER WIRTSCHAFTSLAGE by Hans Richter
Switzerland – 1939 – 21 min
Documentary
Production: Tonfilm Frobenius AG

DIE NEUE WOHNUNG. VERSION ATELIER RICHTER by Hans Richter

Switzerland – 1930 – 28 min
Documentary
Production: Schweizer Werkbund, Zürich

DIE NEUE WOHNUNG. VERSION SWB by Hans Richter
Switzerland – 1930 – 27 min
Documentary
Production: Schweizer Werkbund, Zürich

S’MARGRITLI UND D’SOLDATE. ERNSTES UND HEITERES AUS DER GRENZBESETZUNG by August Kern
Switzerland – 1940 – 105 min
with Lilian Hermann, Fredy Lucca, André Louis Béart, Arnold Müdespacher
Production: Autropa

 

Follow us