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32nd Berlin International Film Festival

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Berlin, Germany

No. of films
300 films


Festival date
12–23 February 1982

32nd Berlin International Film Festival

Golden Bear (Veronika Voss)

The 32nd annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 12–23 February 1982. The Golden Bear was awarded to the West German film Veronika Voss directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder.


A new section was introduced at the festival by Manfred Salzgeber, which was renamed Panorama in 1986. The retrospective dedicated to German film director Curtis Bernhardt titled Insurrection of Emotions along with East German children’s films were shown at the festival.


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

  • Joan Fontaine (Head of the Jury)
  • Vladimir Baskakov
  • Brigitte Fossey
  • Joe Hembus
  • László Lugossy
  • Gian Luigi Rondi
  • Helma Sanders-Brahms
  • Mrinal Sen
  • David Stratton
  • Films in competition

    The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear award:


    The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:

  • Golden Bear: Veronika Voss by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
  • Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize: Dreszcze by Wojciech Marczewski
  • Silver Bear for Best Director: Mario Monicelli for Il Marchese del Grillo
  • Silver Bear for Best Actress: Katrin Saß for Bürgschaft für ein Jahr
  • Silver Bear for Best Actor:
  • Michel Piccoli for Une étrange affaire
  • Stellan Skarsgård for Den Enfaldige Mördaren
  • Silver Bear for an outstanding single achievement: Zoltán Fábri for Requiem
  • Honourable Mention:
  • Muzhiki!
  • Absence of Malice
  • The Killing of Angel Street
  • Golden Bear – Honorary Award: James Stewart
  • FIPRESCI Award
  • Dreszcze by Wojciech Marczewski
  • References

    32nd Berlin International Film Festival Wikipedia