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THE COMPLETE MELVILLE

Friday, July 26 – Thursday, August 1

Melville's ARMY OF SHADOWS will run from Friday, August 2 – Thursday, August 15 in a new 4K restoration.

“Melville was not just a father figure to the French New Wave. He was ascetic warrior priest.”
– J. Hoberman

A one-week, 13-film festival of classics by the great French director and Film Noir master Jean-Pierre Melville. Films include LE CERCLE ROUGE, UN FLIC, LE DOULOS, LE SAMOURAÏ, LE DEUXIÈME SOUFFLE, BOB LE FLAMBEUR, and MAGNET OF DOOM, with stars such as Alain Delon, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Lino Ventura, Catherine Deneuve, and Emmanuelle Riva.

The Harvard Film Archive will host a retrospective of Melville's work, Melville et Cie, in fall 2024.

Presented with support from the George Fasel Memorial Fund for Classic French Cinema

Reviews

“Chilled romanticism… one of the most influential styles in the modern cinema.” 
– Richard Brody, The New Yorker

Films in this Series

Friday, July 26
12:30

Sunday, July 28
7:40

Monday, July 29
3:10

Thursday, August 1
12:45

Friday, July 26
3:20

Saturday, July 27
7:40

Sunday, July 28
12:30

Thursday, August 1
5:30

Friday, July 26
6:00

Saturday, July 27
12:30

Tuesday, July 30
3:50

Thursday, August 1
3:00

Friday, July 26
8:10

Saturday, July 27
4:50

Tuesday, July 30
12:50

Thursday, August 1
7:45

Saturday, July 27
2:40

Sunday, July 28
2:45

Monday, July 29
12:30

Wednesday, July 31
4:45

Sunday, July 28
5:30

Monday, July 29 
6:00

Monday, July 29
8:15

Tuesday, July 30
6:00

Wednesday, July 31
12:30

Tuesday, July 30
8:10

Wednesday, July 31
2:30

Wednesday, July 31
7:30

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