NYFF52 Revivals

As Martin Scorsese has put it, there will be no future for cinema if we don’t preserve its past. These wondrous films are in serious need of attention, and each one is here to discover… or re-discover.

Burroughs: The Movie

Burroughs: The Movie

An evocative and one-of-a-kind portrait of William Burroughs, built around a series of encounters with the great American writer himself and interviews with many friends, including Allen Ginsberg, Terry Southern, John Giorno. and Brion Gysin. A true New York movie.

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The Color of Pomegranates

The Color of Pomegranates

A cine-poem of the life of the 18th-century Armenian/Georgian poet and singer Sayat-Nova by Sergei Parajanov, which Michelangelo Antonioni once called a film of “stunningly perfect beauty,” now impeccably restored.

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Hiroshima Mon Amour

Hiroshima Mon Amour

This debut feature from Alain Resnais, written by Marguerite Duras, a story told in two tenses about the aftereffect of the atomic bomb as experienced by two lovers in Hiroshima, is one of the great masterworks of modernist cinema, now fully restored.

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Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America

Sergio Leone’s final and perhaps greatest film, a New York gangster saga housed within an intricate construction that shuttles through time, with Robert De Niro, James Woods leading a remarkable cast. This restoration, including material previously unseen in the U.S., preserves the director’s original structure.

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