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9th Moscow International Film Festival

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Location  Moscow, USSR
Awards  Grand Prix
Founded  1959
Festival date  10 – 23 July 1975

The 9th Moscow International Film Festival was held from 10 to 23 July 1975. The Golden Prizes were awarded to the Polish film The Promised Land directed by Andrzej Wajda, the Soviet-Japanese film Dersu Uzala directed by Akira Kurosawa and the Italian film We All Loved Each Other So Much directed by Ettore Scola.



  • Stanislav Rostotsky (USSR - President of the Jury)
  • Sergio Amidei (Italy)
  • Hortensia Bussi (Chile)
  • Antonin Brousil (Czechoslovakia)
  • Ravjagiin Dorjpalam (Mongolia)
  • Jerzy Kawalerowicz (Poland)
  • Ramu Kariat (India)
  • Nevena Kokanova (Bulgaria)
  • Komaki Kurihara (Japan)
  • Ababakar Samb (Senegal)
  • Jean-Daniel Simon (France)
  • Iosif Kheifits (USSR)
  • Sofiko Chiaureli (USSR)
  • Monsef Charfeddin (Tunisia)
  • Bert Schneider (USA)
  • Films in competition

    The following films were selected for the main competition:


  • Golden Prize:
  • The Promised Land by Andrzej Wajda
  • Dersu Uzala by Akira Kurosawa
  • We All Loved Each Other So Much by Ettore Scola
  • Silver Prizes:
  • Chorus by Mrinal Sen
  • My Brother Has a Cute Brother by Stanislav Strnad
  • Allpakallpa by Bernardo Arias
  • Special Prizes:
  • Director: Zoltán Fábri for 141 Minutes from the Unfinished Sentence
  • The Year of the Solar Eclipse by Dshamjangijn Buntar
  • Prizes:
  • Best Actor Miguel Benavides for The Other Francisco
  • Best Actor Georgi Georgiev-Getz for A Peasant on a Bicycle
  • Best Actress Harriet Andersson for The White Wall
  • Best Actress Fatima Bouamari for The Legacy
  • Diploma:
  • Kafr kasem by Borhane Alaouié
  • The Republic of Užice by Žika Mitrović
  • Girl from Hanoi by Hai Ninh
  • Castle of Sand by Yoshitarō Nomura
  • The Other Francisco by Sergio Giral
  • Actress: Malini Fonseka for How to Be an Adult
  • Prix FIPRESCI: Dersu Uzala by Akira Kurosawa
  • References

    9th Moscow International Film Festival Wikipedia