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51st Venice International Film Festival

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Location  Venice, Italy
Founded  1932
51st Venice International Film Festival
Festival date  1 August – 12 September 1994

The 51st Venice International Film Festival was held on 1 September - 12 September, 1994.



  • David Lynch (head of jury)
  • Olivier Assayas
  • Margherita Buy
  • Gaston Kaboré
  • Nagisa Oshima
  • David Stratton
  • Uma Thurman
  • Mario Vargas Llosa
  • Carlo Verdone
  • Films in competition

  • Lamerica by Gianni Amelio (Italy)
  • Pigalle by Karim Dridi (France)
  • Magic Hunter, by Ildikó Enyedi (Canada/Hungary)
  • Little Odessa, by James Gray (Usa)
  • Heavenly Creatures by Peter Jackson (New Zealand)
  • À la folie by Diane Kurys (France)
  • Il toro by Carlo Mazzacurati (Italy)
  • Vive L'Amour by Tsai Ming-liang (Taiwan)
  • The Tit and the Moon by Bigas Luna (Spain)
  • Before the Rain by Milcho Manchevski (France/GB/Jugoslavia)
  • Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin by Jiří Menzel (Russia/Czech Republic/France/United Kingdom/Italy)
  • A Shadow You Soon Will Be by Héctor Olivera (Argentina)
  • The Heart's Cry by Idrissa Ouedraogo (France/Burkina Faso)
  • Il branco by Marco Risi (Italy)
  • Somebody to Love by Alexandre Rockwell (Usa)
  • Natural Born Killers by Oliver Stone (Usa)
  • Três Irmãos by Teresa Villaverd (Portugal)
  • In the Heat of the Sun by Jiang Wen (China)
  • Out of competition

  • Bullets Over Broadway by Woody Allen (Usa)
  • Dichiarazioni d'amore by Pupi Avati (Italy)
  • Oasi by Cristiano Bortone (Italy)
  • Staggered by Martin Clunes (GB)
  • Tom & Viv by Brian Gilbert (GB)
  • Genesis: The Creation and the Flood by Ermanno Olmi (Italy-Germany)
  • Il Postino: The Postman by Michael Radford (Italy-France)
  • Venetian Nights

  • Love and Human Remains by Denys Arcand (Canada)
  • True Lies by James Cameron (Usa)
  • 47 Ronin by Kon Ichikawa (Japan)
  • Wolf by Mike Nichols (Usa)
  • Clear and Present Danger by Phillip Noyce (Usa)
  • Captives by Angela Pope (GB)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas by Henry Selick (Usa)
  • The Night and the Moment by Anna Maria Tatò (France/GB/Italy)
  • Woodstock 25th Anniversary Director' s Cut by Michael Wadleigh (Usa)
  • Metal Skin by Geoffrey Wright (Australia)
  • Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis (Usa)
  • Awards

  • Golden Lion:
  • Before the Rain (Milčo Mančevski)
  • Vive L'Amour (Tsai Ming-liang)
  • Silver Lion:
  • Heavenly Creatures (Peter Jackson)
  • Little Odessa (James Gray)
  • Il toro (Carlo Mazzacurati)
  • Special Jury Prize:
  • Natural Born Killers (Oliver Stone)
  • Golden Osella:
  • Best Director: Gianni Amelio (Lamerica)
  • Best Screenplay: Bigas Luna, Cuca Canals (La teta y la luna)
  • Best Cinematography: Christopher Doyle (Ashes of Time)
  • Volpi Cup:
  • Best Actor: Xia Yu (In the Heat of the Sun)
  • Best Actress: Maria de Medeiros (Três Irmãos)
  • Best Supporting Actor: Roberto Citran (Il toro)
  • Best Supporting Actress: Vanessa Redgrave (Little Odessa)
  • The President of the Italian Senate's Gold Medal:
  • Život a neobyčejná dobrodružství vojáka Ivana Čonkina (Jiří Menzel)
  • Career Golden Lion:
  • Al Pacino
  • Suso Cecchi d'Amico
  • Ken Loach
  • Golden Ciak:
  • La bella vita (Paolo Virzì)
  • FIPRESCI Prize:
  • Before the Rain (Milčo Mančevski)
  • Vive L'Amour (Tsai Ming-liang)
  • OCIC Award:
  • Lamerica (Gianni Amelio)
  • References

    51st Venice International Film Festival Wikipedia

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