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46th Berlin International Film Festival

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Berlin, Germany

No. of films
339 films



Festival date
15 – 26 February 1996

46th Berlin International Film Festival

Golden Bear (Sense and Sensibility)

The 46th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 15 to 26 February 1996. The Golden Bear was awarded to British-American film Sense and Sensibility directed by Ang Lee. The retrospective dedicated to American film director, producer and screenwriter William Wyler was shown at the festival.



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

  • Nikita Mikhalkov (Head of the Jury)
  • Gila Almagor
  • Vincenzo Cerami
  • Joan Chen
  • Ann Hui
  • Peter Lilienthal
  • Jürgen Prochnow
  • Claude Rich
  • Fay Weldon
  • Catherine Wyler
  • Christian Zeender
  • 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: Sense and Sensibility by Ang Lee
  • Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize: Lust och fägring stor by Bo Widerberg
  • Silver Bear for Best Director:
  • Yim Ho for Taiyang you er
  • Richard Loncraine for Richard III
  • Silver Bear for Best Actress: Anouk Grinberg for Mon homme
  • Silver Bear for Best Actor: Sean Penn for Dead Man Walking
  • Silver Bear for an outstanding single achievement: Yōichi Higashi for Eno nakano bokuno mura
  • Silver Bear for an outstanding artistic contribution: Andrzej Wajda for Wielki tydzień
  • Alfred Bauer Prize: Vite strozzate
  • Honourable Mention:
  • Mahjong by Edward Yang
  • Stille Nacht by Dani Levy
  • Rì guāng xiá gǔ by He Ping
  • Blue Angel Award: Lust och fägring stor by Bo Widerberg
  • Honorary Golden Bear:
  • Jack Lemmon
  • Elia Kazan
  • Berlinale Camera:
  • Tschingis Aitmatov
  • Jodie Foster
  • Sally Field
  • Astrid Henning-Jensen
  • Volker Noth
  • FIPRESCI Award
  • Taiyang you er by Yim Ho
  • References

    46th Berlin International Film Festival Wikipedia

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