Silent film by Louis Feuillade, 1913
In 2013, Fantômas, the famous series by the film director Louis Feuillade will be celebrating its 100th anniversary. The five one-hour episodes are regarded as the most original cinema adaptation of the fast-paced, exciting novel, written by Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain. Gaumont, which is undertaking the restoration of all these fabulous archive treasures, is proud to present the new copies here. The multi-instrumentalist composer, Yann Tiersen, who will be providing the musical accompaniment, with renowned groups and musicians, such as the British guitarist, James Blackshaw, the Icelandic group AMIINA and the Swedish musician Emil Svanängen of LONEY DEAR.
Co-production: Gaumont and ZDF in collaboration with ARTE and the Théâtre du Châtelet.