1984 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 37th Cannes Film Festival, adapted from an original film set by Alexandre Trauner.[1]
Opening filmFort Saganne
Closing filmThe Bounty
LocationCannes, France
Founded1946
AwardsPalme d'Or (Paris, Texas)[2]
No. of films19 (In Competition)[3]
14 (Un Certain Regard)
5 (Out of Competition)
10 (Short Film)
Festival date11 May 1984 (1984-05-11) – 23 May 1984 (1984-05-23)
Websitefestival-cannes.com/en

The 37th Cannes Film Festival was held from 11 to 23 May 1984. The Palme d'Or went to the Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders.[4][5][6]

The festival opened with Fort Saganne, directed by Alain Corneau[7][8] and closed with The Bounty, directed by Roger Donaldson.[9] During this festival, a private group, under the patronage of the festival's authorities held a side event presenting film trailers. A French jury, presided by Saul Bass, awarded its Grand Prize to the trailer for Flashdance.[10]

Juries

Dirk Bogarde, Jury President
Dirk Bogarde, Jury President

Main competition

The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 1984 feature film competition:[11]

Camera d'Or

The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 1984 Camera d'Or:[4]

Official selection

In competition - Feature film

The following feature films competed for the Palme d'Or:[3]

Un Certain Regard

The following films were selected for the competition of Un Certain Regard:[3]

Films out of competition

The following films were selected to be screened out of competition:[3]

Short film competition

The following short films competed for the Short Film Palme d'Or:[3]

Parallel sections

International Critics' Week

The following feature films were screened for the 23rd International Critics' Week (23e Semaine de la Critique):[12]

Directors' Fortnight

The following films were screened for the 1984 Directors' Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalizateurs):[13]

Awards

Wim Wenders, Palme d'Or winner
Wim Wenders, Palme d'Or winner

Official awards

The following films and people received the 1984 Official selection awards:[2][14]

Golden Camera

Short films

Independent awards

FIPRESCI Prizes[15]

Commission Supérieure Technique

Ecumenical Jury[16]

Award of the Youth

References

  1. ^ "Posters 1984". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 16 December 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Awards 1984: All Awards". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 3 February 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Official Selection 1984: All the Selection". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 16 December 2013.
  4. ^ a b "37ème Festival International du Film - Cannes". cinema-francais.fr (in French). Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  5. ^ "As Jury Ponders, Cannes Cuts Deals". The New York Times. 23 May 1984. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  6. ^ "It Was U.S.A. Weekend At Cannes Film Festival". The New York Times. 21 May 1984. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  7. ^ Dionne Jr, E.J. (12 May 1984). "Cannes Festival Opens Without The '83 Fanfare". The New York Times. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  8. ^ "The opening films at Cannes". vodkaster.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  9. ^ "The closing films at Cannes". vodkaster.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  10. ^ Vinocur, John (14 May 1984). "A Festival Of Trailers Is Featured At Cannes". The New York Times. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  11. ^ "Juries 1984: Feature film". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 15 April 2016.
  12. ^ "23e Selecion de la Semaine de la Critique - 1984". archives.semainedelacritique.com. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  13. ^ "Quinzaine 1984". quinzaine-realisateurs.com. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  14. ^ "1984 - Le Jury, Les Prix". cannes-fest.com (in French). Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  15. ^ "FIPRESCI Awards 1984". fipresci.org. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  16. ^ "Jury Œcuménique 1984". cannes.juryoecumenique.org. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  17. ^ "Cannes Film Festival Awards for 1984". imdb.com. Retrieved 27 June 2017.

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