|Location Moscow, USSR|
Awards Grand Prix
Festival date 10 – 23 July 1973
The 8th Moscow International Film Festival was held from 10 to 23 July 1973. The Golden Prizes were awarded to the Soviet film That Sweet Word: Liberty! directed by Vytautas Žalakevičius and the Bulgarian film Affection directed by Ludmil Staikov.
Films in competition
The following films were selected for the main competition: