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1994 Cannes Film Festival

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Opening film  The Hudsucker Proxy
Location  Cannes, France
Hosted by  Jeanne Moreau
Closing film  Serial Mom
Founded  1946
1994 Cannes Film Festival
Awards  Palme d'Or (Pulp Fiction)

The 1994 Cannes Film Festival started on 12 May and ran until 23 May. The Palme d'Or went to the American film Pulp Fiction directed by Quentin Tarantino.


The festival opened with The Hudsucker Proxy, directed by Joel Coen and closed with Serial Mom, directed by John Waters.

Official Selection

  • Clint Eastwood (USA) (president)
  • Catherine Deneuve (France) (vice president)
  • Pupi Avati (Italy)
  • Guillermo Cabrera Infante (Cuba) (author)
  • Kazuo Ishiguro (U.K.)
  • Alexander Kaidanovsky (Russia)
  • Marie-Françoise Leclère (France)
  • Shin Sang-ok (South Korea)
  • Lalo Schifrin (Argentina)
  • Alain Terzian (France)
  • Camera d'Or

  • Marthe Keller (Switzerland) (president)
  • Hans Beerekamp
  • Josée Brossard (France)
  • Mario Dorminsky (Portugal)
  • An-Cha Flubacher Rhim
  • François Ode (France)
  • Georges Pansu
  • Jacques Zimmer (France)
  • Un Certain Regard

  • Bab El-Oued City by Merzak Allouache
  • Bosna! by Bernard-Henri Lévy, Alain Ferrari
  • Casa de Lava by Pedro Costa
  • Clean, Shaven by Lodge Kerrigan
  • Drømspel by Unni Straume
  • Faust by Jan Švankmajer
  • I Like It Like That by Darnell Martin
  • Il sogno della farfalla by Marco Bellocchio
  • J'ai pas sommeil by Claire Denis
  • Jancio Wodnik by Jan Jakub Kolski
  • L'eau froide by Olivier Assayas
  • Les Roseaux sauvages by André Téchiné
  • Los náufragos by Miguel Littín
  • Picture Bride by Kayo Hatta
  • Sin compasión by Francisco José Lombardi
  • Sleep with Me by Rory Kelly
  • Suture by David Siegel, Scott McGehee
  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert by Stephan Elliott
  • Uttoran by Sandip Ray
  • Xime by Sana Na N'Hada
  • Xinghua san yue tian by Li Yin
  • Films out of competition

  • A Game with No Rules by Scott Reynolds
  • Eau de la vie by Simon Baré
  • I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry by Michael Hurst
  • Montand by Jean Labib
  • Serial Mom by John Waters
  • Stroke by Christine Jeffs
  • The Dig by Neil Pardington
  • The Dutch Master by Susan Seidelman
  • The Model by Jonathan Brough
  • Jeungbal by Shin Sang-ok
  • Wet by Bob Rafelson
  • Directors' Fortnight

  • Bandit Queen by Shekhar Kapur (India)
  • Awards

  • Palme d'Or: Pulp Fiction - Quentin Tarantino
  • Grand Prize of the Jury:
  • Huozhe - Zhang Yimou
  • Utomlyonnye solntsem - Nikita Mikhalkov
  • Jury Prize: La Reine Margot - Patrice Chéreau
  • Best Actor: Ge You for Huozhe
  • Best Actress: Virna Lisi for La Reine Margot
  • Best Director: Nanni Moretti for Caro diario
  • Short Film Palme d'Or: El héroe by Carlos Carrera
  • Best Screenplay: Grosse Fatigue - Michel Blanc
  • Technical Grand Prize: Grosse Fatigue by Pitof (For the special effects)
  • Caméra d'Or: Petits arrangements avec les morts by Pascale Ferran
  • Golden Camera - Special Mention: Samt el qusur by Moufida Tlatli
  • Mercedes-Benz Award: Clerks by Kevin Smith
  • Canal+ Award: Performance Anxiety by David Ewing
  • Kodak Short Film Award: Éternelles by Erick Zonca
  • FIPRESCI Prize:
  • Bab El-Oued City by Merzak Allouache
  • Exotica - Atom Egoyan
  • Prize of the Ecumenical Jury:
  • Huozhe - Zhang Yimou
  • Utomlyonnye solntsem - Nikita Mikhalkov
  • Award of the Youth:
  • Foreign Film: Clerks by Kevin Smith
  • French Film: Happy, Too Happy by Cédric Kahn
  • References

    1994 Cannes Film Festival Wikipedia

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