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1979 Cannes Film Festival

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Opening film  Hair
Location  Cannes, France
Closing film  À nous deux
Founded  1946
1979 Cannes Film Festival
Awards  Palme d'Or (Apocalypse Now and Die Blechtrommel)
Number of films  21 (In Competition) 12 (Un Certain Regard) 8 (Out of Competition) 11 (Short Film)

The 32nd Cannes Film Festival was held on May 10 - 24. The Palme d'Or went to the Apocalypse Now by Francis Ford Coppola and Die Blechtrommel by Volker Schlöndorff.

Contents

The festival opened with Hair, directed by Miloš Forman and closed with À nous deux, directed by Claude Lelouch.

Jury

  • Françoise Sagan (France) (president)
  • Sergio Amidei (Italy)
  • Rodolphe-Maurice Arlaud (Switzerland)
  • Luis García Berlanga (Spain)
  • Maurice Bessy (France)
  • Paul Claudon (France)
  • Jules Dassin (USA)
  • Zsolt Kézdi-Kovács (Hungary)
  • Robert Rozhdestvensky (Soviet Union) (author)
  • Susannah York (UK)
  • Feature film competition

  • Apocalypse Now by Francis Ford Coppola (which was screened as a work in progress)
  • Arven by Anja Breien
  • Bez znieczulenia by Andrzej Wajda
  • Caro papà by Dino Risi
  • The China Syndrome by James Bridges
  • Days of Heaven by Terrence Malick
  • Die Blechtrommel by Volker Schlöndorff
  • Een vrouw tussen hond en wolf by André Delvaux
  • The Europeans by James Ivory
  • L'ingorgo - Una storia impossibile by Luigi Comencini
  • La drôlesse by Jacques Doillon
  • Les Soeurs Brontë by André Téchiné
  • Los sobrevivientes by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea
  • Magyar rapszódia by Miklós Jancsó
  • My Brilliant Career by Gillian Armstrong
  • Norma Rae by Martin Ritt
  • Okupacija u 26 slika by Lordan Zafranović
  • Siberiade by Andrei Konchalovsky
  • Série noire by Alain Corneau
  • Victoria by Bo Widerberg
  • Woyzeck by Werner Herzog
  • Un Certain Regard

  • A kedves szomszéd by Zsolt Kézdi-Kovács
  • Companys, procés a Catalunya by Josep Maria Forn
  • Dalla nube alla resistenza by Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet
  • Die dritte Generation by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
  • Encore un Hiver by Françoise Sagan
  • Fad'jal by Safi Faye
  • Les petites fugues by Yves Yersin
  • Moments de la vie d'une femme by Michal Bat-Adam
  • Mourir à tue-tête by Anne Claire Poirier
  • Paviljon VI by Lucian Pintilie
  • Printemps en Février by Shei Tieli
  • Spirit of the Wind by Ralph Liddle
  • Films out of competition

  • À nous deux by Claude Lelouch
  • Cristo si è fermato a Eboli by Francesco Rosi
  • Hair by Miloš Forman
  • Le Musee du Louvre by Toshio Uruta
  • Manhattan by Woody Allen
  • Prova d'orchestra by Federico Fellini
  • Wise Blood by John Huston
  • Short film competition

  • Barbe bleue by Olivier Gillon
  • Bum by Břetislav Pojar
  • La Dame de Monte Carlo by Dominique Delouche
  • La Festa dels bojos by Lluis Racionero Grau
  • Harpya by Raoul Servais
  • Helping Hand by John P. Taylor and Zlatko Pavlinovic
  • Le Mur by Jan January Janczak
  • Petite histoire un peu triste by Didier Pourcel
  • Põld by Rein Raamat
  • The Waltzing Policemen by Kerry Feltham
  • Zwei Frauen in der Oper by Christian Veit-Attendorff
  • Awards

  • Palme d'Or:
  • Apocalypse Now by Francis Ford Coppola
  • Die Blechtrommel by Volker Schlöndorff
  • Grand Prix: Siberiade by Andrei Konchalovsky
  • Best Actor: Jack Lemmon for The China Syndrome
  • Best Actress: Sally Field for Norma Rae
  • Best Supporting Actor: Stefano Madia for Caro papà
  • Best Supporting Actress: Eva Mattes for Woyzeck
  • Best Director: Terrence Malick for Days of Heaven
  • Technical Grand Prize: Norma Rae by Martin Ritt
  • Short Film Palme d'Or: Harpya by Raoul Servais
  • Jury Prize - Best Short Film:
  • Bum by Břetislav Pojar
  • La Festa dels bojos by Lluis Racionero Grau
  • Caméra d'Or: Northern Lights by John Hanson and Rob Nilsson
  • Young Cinema Award: La drôlesse by Jacques Doillon
  • FIPRESCI Prize
  • Parallel Section:
  • Angi Vera by Pál Gábor
  • Black Jack by Ken Loach
  • Competition: Apocalypse Now by Francis Ford Coppola
  • Prize of the Ecumenical Jury: Without Anesthesia by Andrzej Wajda
  • Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention: Arven by Anja Breien
  • References

    1979 Cannes Film Festival Wikipedia


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