42nd Berlin International Film Festival

The 42nd annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 13 to 24 February 1992.[2] The festival opened with The Inner Circle by Andrei Konchalovsky.[2] The Golden Bear was awarded to American film Grand Canyon directed by Lawrence Kasdan.[3] The retrospective dedicated to Babelsberg Studios films was shown at the festival.[4]

42nd Berlin International Film Festival
Festival poster
Opening filmThe Inner Circle
LocationBerlin, Germany
AwardsGolden Bear (Grand Canyon)
No. of films480 films[1]
Festival date13 24 February 1992


The following people were announced as being on the jury for the festival:[5]

Films in competition

The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear awards:[1]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
Prince of Shadows Beltenebros Pilar Miró Spain, Netherlands
Rising to the Bait Der Brocken Vadim Glowna Germany
Bugsy Bugsy Barry Levinson USA
Cape Fear Cape Fear Martin Scorsese USA
Il Capitano: A Swedish Requiem Il capitano Jan Troell Sweden, Finland, Germany
A Tale of Winter Conte d'hiver Eric Rohmer France
Céline Céline Jean-Claude Brisseau France
Dead Again Dead Again Kenneth Branagh USA
Sweet Emma, Dear Böbe Édes Emma, drága Böbe – vázlatok, aktok István Szabó Hungary
The Frontier La frontera Ricardo Larraín Spain, Chile
Gas Food Lodging Gas Food Lodging Allison Anders USA
Grand Canyon Grand Canyon Lawrence Kasdan USA
Gudrun Hans W. Geißendörfer Germany
Luminous Moss Hikarigoke Kei Kumai Japan
Infinitas Infinitas Marlen Khutsiev Russia
The Inner Circle The Inner Circle Andrei Konchalovsky Italy, USA, Russia
The Long Winter El largo invierno Jaime Camino Spain, France
The Last Days of Chez Nous The Last Days of Chez Nous Gillian Armstrong Australia
Light Sleeper Light Sleeper Paul Schrader USA
Naked Lunch Naked Lunch David Cronenberg Canada, UK, Japan
The Beloved Rcheuli Mikheil Kalatozishvili Russia
Nothing But Lies Rien que des mensonges Paule Muret France, Switzerland
An Independent Life Samostoyatelnaya zhizn Vitali Kanevsky Russia
Tous les matins du monde Alain Corneau France
Utz George Sluizer Germany, Italy, UK
Center Stage Yuen Ling-yuk Stanley Kwan Hong Kong


Winner of the main award for best film in its section
The opening and closing films are screened during the opening and closing ceremonies respectively.


The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:[3]


  1. "PROGRAMME 1992". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2014.
  2. "42nd Berlin International Film Festival". berlinale.de. Retrieved 27 March 2011.
  3. "PRIZES & HONOURS 1992". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 15 October 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2014.
  4. "RETROSPECTIVE". Archived from the original on 4 March 2017. Retrieved 29 August 2014.
  5. "JURIES 1992". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 29 April 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2014.
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