1990 Cannes Film Festival

The 43rd Cannes Film Festival was held from 10 to 21 May 1990. The Palme d'Or went to Wild at Heart by David Lynch.[4][5]

1990 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 43rd Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Castella Traquandi.[1]
Opening filmDreams
Closing filmThe Comfort of Strangers
LocationCannes, France
Founded1946
AwardsPalme d'Or (Wild at Heart)[2]
No. of films18 (En Competition)[3]
21 (Un Certain Regard)
10 (Out of Competition)
12 (Short Film)
Festival date10 May 1990 (1990-05-10) – 21 May 1990 (1990-05-21)
Websitefestival-cannes.com/en

The festival opened with Dreams, directed by Akira Kurosawa[6][7] and closed with The Comfort of Strangers, directed by Paul Schrader.[8][9]

Juries

Main competition

The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 1990 feature film competition:[10]

Camera d'Or

The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 1990 Camera d'Or:[4]

  • Christine Boisson (actress) President
  • Bruno Jaeggi (journalist)
  • Caroline Huppert (director)
  • Catherine Magnan (cinephile)
  • Jan Svoboda (journalist)
  • Martine Jouando (critic)
  • Richard Billeaud
  • Vecdi Sayar (cinephile)

Official selection

In competition - Feature film

The following feature films competed for the Palme d'Or:[3]

Un Certain Regard

The following films were selected for the competition of Un Certain Regard:[3]

Films out of competition

The following films were selected to be screened out of competition:[3]

Short film competition

The following short films competed for the Short Film Palme d'Or:[3]

  • Le baiser by Pascale Ferran
  • The Bedroom (De slaapkamer) by Maarten Koopman
  • Jours de plaine by Réal Berard, André Leduc
  • The Lunch Date by Adam Davidson
  • Night Cries: A Rural Tragedy by Tracey Moffatt
  • Les Pediants by Prinzgau
  • Le pinceau à lèvres by Bruno Bauer Chiche
  • Polvo Enamorado by Javier Lopez Izquierdo
  • Portrét by Pavel Koutský
  • Revestriction by Barthelemy Bompard
  • To Be (Etre Ou Ne Pas Être) by John Weldon
  • Yego zhena kuritsa (His wife the chicken) by Igor Kovalyov

Parallel sections

International Critics' Week

The following films were screened for the 29th International Critics' Week (29e Semaine de la Critique):[11]

Feature film competition

Short film competition

  • Animathon by Collectif (Canada)
  • Inoi by Sergueï Masloboïchtchikov (USSR)
  • Les Mains au dos by Patricia Valeix (France)
  • The Mario Lanza Story by John Martins-Manteiga (Canada)
  • Pièce touchée by Martin Arnold (Austria)
  • Sibidou by Jean-Claude Bandé (Burkina Faso)
  • Sostuneto by Eduardo Lamora (Norway)

Directors' Fortnight

The following films were screened for the 1990 Directors' Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalizateurs):[12]

Awards

Official awards

The following films and people received the 1990 Official selection awards:[2][13]

Golden Camera

Short films

Independent awards

FIPRESCI Prizes[15]

Commission Supérieure Technique

Ecumenical Jury[16]

Award of the Youth[14]

  • Foreign Film: Swan Lake: The Zone (Lebedyne ozero-zona) by Yuri Illyenko
  • French Film: Printemps perdu by Alain Mazars

Other awards

References

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  2. "Awards 1990: All Awards". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 11 October 2014.
  3. "Official Selection 1990: All the Selection". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 14 December 2013.
  4. "43ème Festival International du Film - Cannes". cinema-francais.fr (in French). Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  5. "David Lynch's 'Wild at Heart' Wows Cannes : Film: The director intends to cut his violent, profane and erotic movie to get an R rating". latimes.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  6. "Kurosawa's "Dreams" Opens Cannes Festival". apnewsarchive.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  7. "Cannes Festival Opens With Showing Of 'Dreams'". orlandosentinel.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  8. "Cannes Film Festival Reflects World Change". latimes.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  9. "Harold Pinter 1930-2008". focusfeatures.com. Archived from the original on 14 December 2013. Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  10. "Juries 1990: Feature film". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 15 April 2016.
  11. "29e Selecion de la Semaine de la Critique - 1990". archives.semainedelacritique.com. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  12. "Quinzaine 1990". quinzaine-realisateurs.com. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  13. "1990 - Le Jury, Les Prix". cannes-fest.com (in French). Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  14. "Cannes Film Festival Awards 1995". imdb.com. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  15. "FIPRESCI Awards 1995". fipresci.org. Retrieved 25 June 2017.
  16. "Jury Œcuménique 1990". cannes.juryoecumenique.org. Retrieved 29 June 2017.

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