From 13 November, various UK cinemas will be screening “Napoleon” by Abel Gance, on the occasion of the release on DVD / Blu-Ray produced by the British Film Institute and Photoplay Productions based on the restoration* (of 2000) by Kevin Brownlow (duration: 5h30), with a new score by Carl Davis (the longest ever composed for a silent film) recorded by the Philharmonia Orchestra.
List of cinemas and screening dates > from 13 November 2016 to 4 March 2017.
Extra screening > Sunday 19 March 2017 at 10am > The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle,County Durham, DL12 8LY
CINé-CONCERT > Sunday 6 November 2016 at 2pm Royal Festival Hall, London accompanied live by the Philharmonia Orchestra
VIDEO (online) > In an interview (1980) silent film historian Kevin Brownlow discusses French film director Abel Gance.
And for those who’d rather stay at home, the full 5-and-half-hour digitial version is available to view online with the BFI player…