Epic screenings


The annual rendezvous for fans of epic movies on the big screen: Full Metal Jacket by Stanley Kubrick, Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean, The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola, We All Loved Each Other So Much by Ettore Scola and many others.


Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean (1962, 3h47)
In 1916, a British officer (Peter O'Toole) is surveying the Arab revolt against the Turks... A sweeping and epic saga, a classic among classics, the winner of seven Oscars, including Best Film.
Institut Lumière Sat 8 at 7:45pm l Cinéma Opéra Thu 13 at 2:15pm l Pathé Carré de Soie Thu 13 at 7:30pm l Pathé Bellecour Sat 15 at 7:30pm

The Sound of Music by Robert Wise (1965, 2h55)
Maria (Julie Andrews) becomes governess to the family of Captain Von Trapp (Christopher Plummer), a widower who insists on military discipline on his seven children... A musical with a myriad of familiar songs in serious and funny moments, a huge Hollywood hit, and the winner of numerous awards.
Comoedia Sun 9 at 10:30am | Pathé Bellecour Sun 16 at 5pm 

Le Parrain by Francis Ford Coppola (1972, 2h55)
New York, 1945. Don Corleone (Marlon Brando), the respected Godfather of the Mafia, wants to pass on the family business to his son, Michael (Al Pacino)... Timeless, epic music, legendary scenes, a monumental achievement.
Vénissieux Wed 12 at 8pm l Comoedia Thu 13 at 9:15pm l Pathé Bellecour Fri 14 at 7:30pm  UGC Confluence Sun 16 at 2:30pm 

We All Loved Each Other So Much by Ettore Scola (C’eravamo tanto amati, 1974, 2h04)
1945, the end of the war. Three brothers in arms (Nino Manfredi, Vittorio Gassman and Stefano Satta Flores) take different paths... A saga where Scola paints a portrait of his country and pays vibrant homage to Italian cinema.
La Fourmi Sun 9 at 7:45pm l Pathé Bellecour Tue 11 at 7:30pm  l Pierre-Bénite Thu 13 at 8pm | Pathé Bellecour Sat 15 at 11am

Manhattan by Woody Allen (1979, 1h36)
A television writer, disillusioned and recently divorced, falls for the mistress of his best friend... Jazz, women, existential neurosis- all the trademarks of Woody Allen in one of his most iconic films, a beautiful ode to New York.
Pathé Vaise Sun 9 at 3pm l Pathé Bellecour Mon 10 at 7:30pm  - Wed 12  at 11am l Institut Lumière Sun 16 at 7pm

Heaven's Gate by Michael Cimino (1980, 3h36) 
1870. USA. The civil war rips through a nation and tears apart a friendship... An epic film by Michael Cimino (who recently left us), with its infamously infernal filming experience, served by an exceptional trio of actors: Kris Kristofferson, John Hurt and Isabelle Huppert.
Pathé Bellecour Sun 9 at 7:30pm | Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon Fri 14 at 7:30pm | UGC Confluence Sat 15 at 8:30pm

Full Metal Jacket by Stanley Kubrick (1987, 1h56) 
The training camp of Parris Island in the ruins of the Vietnamese suburbs transforms young American soldiers into killing machines... Kubrick probes the depths of the human soul in this disconcerting and chilling film.
Pathé Bellecour Thu 13 at 7:30pm l Villa Lumière Fri 14 at 8:45pm l UGC Ciné Cité internationale Sat 15 at 8:30pm

Legends of the Fall by Edward Zwick (1994, 2h12) 
While WWI rumbles near the horizon, Samuel introduces his fiancée, the radiant Susannah, to his two brothers and their father... A story of siblings torn apart by war and love in this adaptation based on the literary work of Jim Harrison. Starring Brad Pitt.
CNP Terreaux Sun 9 at 2:30pm l Décines Tue 11 at 8:15pm l Pathé Bellecour Wed 12 at 7:30pm l Comoedia Sat 15 at 10:30am


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