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1993 Cannes Film Festival

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Opening film  My Favorite Season
Location  Cannes, France
Hosted by  Jeanne Moreau
Closing film  Toxic Affair
Founded  1946
1993 Cannes Film Festival
Awards  Palme d'Or (Ba wang bie ji and The Piano)

The 46th Cannes Film Festival was held on May 13–24, 1993. The Palme d'Or went to Farewell My Concubine by Chen Kaige and The Piano by Jane Campion.


The festival opened with My Favorite Season, directed by André Téchiné and closed with Toxic Affair, directed by Philomène Esposito.


  • Louis Malle (France) (president)
  • Claudia Cardinale (Italy)
  • Inna Churikova (Russia)
  • Judy Davis (Australia)
  • Abbas Kiarostami (Iran)
  • Emir Kusturica (Yugoslavia)
  • William Lubtchansky (France)
  • Tom Luddy (USA)
  • Gary Oldman (UK)
  • Augusto M. Seabra (Portugal)
  • Feature film competition

    The following films competed for the Palme d'Or.

    Un Certain Regard

  • Anchoress by Chris Newby
  • Avsporing by Unni Straume
  • Bedevil by Tracey Moffatt
  • Bodies, Rest & Motion by Michael Steinberg
  • Charlie and the Doctor by Ralph C. Parsons
  • Desperate Remedies by Stewart Main, Peter Wells
  • El acto en cuestión by Alejandro Agresti
  • El Pajaro de la Felicidad by Pilar Miró
  • Excursion to the Bridge of Friendship by Christina Andreef
  • François Truffaut: Portraits volés by Serge Toubiana, Michel Pascal
  • Il grande cocomero by Francesca Archibugi
  • Latcho Drom by Tony Gatlif
  • Les demoiselles ont eu 25 ans by Agnès Varda
  • Mùi đu đủ xanh by Tran Anh Hung
  • O Fim do Mundo by João Mário Grilo
  • Oktyabr by Abderrahmane Sissako
  • Ohikkoshi by Shinji Sōmai
  • Predchuvstviye by Valeriu Jereghi
  • Remote Control by Óskar Jónasson
  • Sonatine by Takeshi Kitano
  • Stroke by Mark Sawers
  • The Music of Chance by Philip Haas
  • The Wrong Man by Jim McBride
  • Wendemi, l'enfant du bon Dieu by S. Pierre Yameogo
  • Films out of competition

  • Cliffhanger by Renny Harlin
  • Mad Dog and Glory by John McNaughton
  • Madadayo by Akira Kurosawa
  • The Baby of Mâcon by Peter Greenaway
  • Toxic Affair by Philomène Esposito
  • Short film competition

  • Ævintýri á okkar tímum by Inga Lísa Middleton
  • Coffee and Cigarettes III by Jim Jarmusch
  • De 4 jaargetijden by Maarten Koopman
  • Le goût du fer by Rémi Bernard
  • Lenny Minute 1: Lenny Meets the Giant Blue Sheila Doll by Glenn Standring
  • Mama Said by Michael Costanza
  • Me voy a escapar by Juan Carlos de Llaca
  • Robokip by Rudolf Mestdagh
  • The Singing Trophy by Grant Lahood
  • Der Sortierer by Stephan Puchner
  • Awards

  • Palme d'Or:
  • Farewell My Concubine by Chen Kaige
  • The Piano by Jane Campion
  • Grand Prize of the Jury: Faraway, So Close! by Wim Wenders
  • Jury Prize:
  • Raining Stones by Ken Loach
  • The Puppetmaster by Hou Hsiao-Hsien
  • Best Actor: David Thewlis for Naked
  • Best Actress: Holly Hunter for The Piano
  • Best Director: Mike Leigh for Naked
  • Short Film Palme d'Or: Coffee and Cigarettes by Jim Jarmusch
  • Technical Grand Prize: Mazeppa by Jean Gargonne, Vincent Arnardi (For technical achievements in images and sound)
  • Technical Grand Prize – Special Mention: The Singing Trophy by Grant Lahood (For technical achievements in images and sound)
  • Caméra d'Or: The Scent of Green Papaya by Tran Anh Hung
  • Golden Camera – Special Mention: Friends by Elaine Proctor
  • Un Certain Regard Award: Latcho Drom by Tony Gatlif
  • Mercedes-Benz Award: Cronos by Guillermo del Toro
  • Canal+ Award: The Debt by Bruno de Almeida
  • Kodak Short Film Award: L'Exposé by Ismaël Ferroukhi
  • FIPRESCI Prize:
  • Farewell My Concubine by Chen Kaige
  • Gyerekgyilkosságok by Ildikó Szabó
  • Prize of the Ecumenical Jury: Libera me by Alain Cavalier
  • Prize of the Ecumenical Jury – Special Mention: Il grande cocomero by Francesca Archibugi
  • Award of the Youth:
  • Foreign Film: La ardilla roja by Julio Médem
  • French Film:
  • Moi Ivan, toi Abraham by Yolande Zauberman
  • Mùi đu đủ xanh by Tran Anh Hung
  • References

    1993 Cannes Film Festival Wikipedia

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