Cannes Classics 2019: Alfonso Cuaron to Present ‘The Shining’ in 4K

This year’s Cannes Classics lineup has been announced, with one screening immediately catching the eye: Alfonso Cuaron presenting the remastered version of “The Shining.” The “Roma” filmmaker will be on hand to introduce Stanley Kubrick’s horror classic, which is in the program alongside “Easy Rider,” three films from Luis Bunuel, Lina Wertmuller’s “Seven Beauties,” two from Milos Forman, and many others.


Midnight Screening of “The Shining”

The ultimate horror film for an event screening presented by Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron.

“The Shining” by Stanley Kubrick (1980, 2h26, UK / USA)

A Presentation of Warner Bros. The 4K remastering was done using a new 4K scan of the original 35mm camera negative. The mastering was done at Warner Bros. Motion Picture Imaging, and the color grading was done by Janet Wilson, with supervision from Stanley Kubrick’s former personal assistant Leon Vitali.