1999 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 52nd Cannes Film Festival featuring an original illustration by Jean-Pierre Gendis.[1]
Opening filmThe Barber of Siberia
Closing filmAn Ideal Husband
LocationCannes, France
Founded1946
AwardsPalme d'Or (Rosetta)[2]
Hosted byKristin Scott Thomas
No. of films22 (En Competition)[3]
23 (Un Certain Regard)
8 (Out of Competition)
20 (Cinéfondation)
12 (Short Film)
Festival date12 May 1999 (1999-05-12) – 23 May 1999 (1999-05-23)
Websitefestival-cannes.com/en
Cannes Film Festival

The 52nd Cannes Film Festival was held from 12 to 23 May 1999.[4] Canadian filmmaker, actor and author David Cronenberg was the Jury President. The Palme d'Or went to the FrenchBelgian film Rosetta by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.[5][6]

The festival opened with The Barber of Siberia, directed by Nikita Mikhalkov and closed with An Ideal Husband, directed by Oliver Parker.[7][8] Kristin Scott Thomas was the mistress of ceremonies.[9]

199 Un Certain Regard poster, adapted from an original illustration by Assane N' Doye.[10]

Juries

David Cronenberg, Jury President
Lambert Wilson, Un Certain Regard Jury President

Main competition

The following people were appointed as the Jury for the feature films of the 1999 Official Selection:[11]

Un Certain Regard

The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 1999 Un Certain Regard:

Cinéfondation and Short Films Competition

The following people were appointed as the Jury of the Cinéfondation and short films competition:

Camera d'Or

The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 1999 Caméra d'Or:

Official Selection

In Competition

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

English Title Original Title Director(s) Production Cuntry
8½ Women Peter Greenaway United Kingdom, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany
All About My Mother Todo sobre mi madre Pedro Almodóvar Spain, France
Cradle Will Rock Tim Robbins United States
The Emperor and the Assassin 荊軻刺秦王 Chen Kaige China
Felicia's Journey Atom Egoyan United Kingdom, Canada
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Jim Jarmusch United States, France, Germany, Japan
Humanité L'humanité Bruno Dumont France
Kadosh קדוש Amos Gitai France, Israel
Kikujiro 菊次郎の夏 Takeshi Kitano Japan
The Letter La lettre / A Carta Manoel de Oliveira France, Portugal
Limbo John Sayles United States
Love Will Tear Us Apart 天上人間 Nelson Yu Lik-wai Hong Kong
Moloch Молох Alexander Sokurov Russia
The Nanny La balia Marco Bellocchio Italy
No One Writes to the Colonel El coronel no tiene quien le escriba Arturo Ripstein Mexico, Spain, France
Our Happy Lives Nos vies heureuses Jacques Maillot France
Pola X Leos Carax France, Switzerland, Germany, Japan
Rosetta Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne Belgium, France
The Straight Story David Lynch United States, United Kingdom, France
Tales of Kish قصه‌های کیش Abolfazl Jalili, Mohsen Makhmalbaf and Nasser Taghvai Iran
Time Regained Le temps retrouvé, d'après l'oeuvre de Marcel Proust Raúl Ruiz France, Italy, Portugal
Wonderland Michael Winterbottom United Kingdom

Un Certain Regard

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

Out of Competition

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

Cinéfondation

The following films were selected for the competition of Cinéfondation:[3]

Short Films Competition

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

Parallel sections

International Critics' Week

The following films were screened for the 38th International Critics' Week (38e Semaine de la Critique):[13]

Feature film competition

Short film competition

Directors' Fortnight

The following films were screened for the 1999 Directors' Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalizateurs):[14]

Short films
Luc Dardenne (left) and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Palme d'Or winners
Bruno Dumont, Gran Prix winner

Official awards

The following films and people received the 1999 Official selection awards:[2][5]

In Competition

Un Certain Regard

Cinéfondation

Golden Camera

Short Films

Independent awards

FIPRESCI Prizes[15]

Commission Supérieure Technique

Ecumenical Jury[16]

Award of the Youth[17]

Awards in the frame of International Critics' Week[17]

Awards in the frame of Directors' Fortnight[17]

Association Prix François Chalais

References

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  4. ^ "Cannes 1999: Official Selection". urbancinefile.com. Archived from the original on 7 September 2013. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  5. ^ a b "52ème Festival International du Film – Cannes". cinema-francais.fr (in French). Retrieved 13 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Cannes 1999 Avant-Programme". cannes-fest.com (in French). Retrieved 13 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Cannes Film Festival 1999: the line-up". theguardian.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Cannes '99: Competition Film Lineup". indiewire.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  9. ^ Wilmington, Michael (30 May 1999). "Cannes Of Vinegar". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  10. ^ "Posters 1999". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 10 February 2017.
  11. ^ "All Juries 1999". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.
  12. ^ "Special screenings". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 21 January 2019. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  13. ^ "38e Selecion de la Semaine de la Critique - 1999". archives.semainedelacritique.com. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
  14. ^ "Quinzaine 1999". quinzaine-realisateurs.com. Archived from the original on 30 April 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
  15. ^ "FIPRESCI Awards 1999". fipresci.org. Retrieved 22 June 2017.
  16. ^ "Jury Œcuménique 1999". cannes.juryoecumenique.org. Retrieved 22 June 2017.
  17. ^ a b c "Cannes Film Festival Awards 1999". imdb.com. Retrieved 24 June 2017.

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