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39th Berlin International Film Festival

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Location  Berlin, Germany
Awards  Golden Bear (Rain Man)
Festival date  10 – 21 February 1989
Founded  1951
No. of films  375 films
39th Berlin International Film Festival

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The 39th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from February 10 to 21, 1989. The Golden Bear was awarded to American film Rain Man directed by Barry Levinson. The retrospective dedicated to film producer Erich Pommer was shown at the festival.


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

  • Rolf Liebermann (Head of the Jury)
  • Leslie Caron
  • Chen Kaige
  • Vadim Glowna
  • Randa Haines
  • Vladimir Ignatovski
  • Adrian Kutter
  • Francisco Rabal
  • Cliff Robertson
  • Zdeněk Svěrák
  • Boris Vasilyev
  • Films in competition

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


    The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:

  • Golden Bear: Rain Man by Barry Levinson
  • Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize: Wan zhong by Wu Ziniu
  • Silver Bear for Best Director: Dušan Hanák for Ja milujem, ty miluješ
  • Silver Bear for Best Actress: Isabelle Adjani for Camille Claude
  • Silver Bear for Best Actor: Gene Hackman for Mississippi Burning
  • Silver Bear for an outstanding single achievement: Eric Bogosian for Talk Radio
  • Silver Bear for an outstanding artistic contribution: Kaipo Cohen and Gila Almagor for Ha-Kayitz Shel Aviya
  • Honourable Mention: La bande des quatre by Jacques Rivette
  • Alfred-Bauer Prize: Sluga
  • FIPRESCI Award
  • La bande des quatre by Jacques Rivette
  • References

    39th Berlin International Film Festival Wikipedia

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