1996 Cannes Film Festival

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1996 Cannes Film Festival
CFF96poster.jpg
Official poster of the 49th Cannes Film Festival
Opening film Ridicule
Closing film Flirting with Disaster
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Secrets & Lies)
Hosted by Sabine Azéma
Number of films 22 (En Competition)[1]
25 (Un Certain Regard)
7 (Out of Competition)
14 (Short Film)
Festival date 9 May 1996 (1996-05-09) – 20 May 1996 (1996-05-20)
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The 49th Cannes Film Festival was held on May 9–20, 1996. The Palme d'Or went to the Secrets & Lies by Mike Leigh.[2][3][4]

The festival opened with Ridicule, directed by Patrice Leconte[5][6][7] and closed with Flirting with Disaster, directed by David O. Russell.[8][9]

Jury[edit]

Francis Ford Coppola, Jury President

Feature film competition[edit]

Un Certain Regard[edit]

1996 Un Certain Regard poster, adapted from an original illustration by Jacques Loustal.[10]

Films out of competition[edit]

Awards[edit]

Mike Leigh, winner of the Palme d'Or at the event.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Selection 1996 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Secrets and Lies' takes top honor at Cannes Film Festival". CNN. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "1996 Cannes Film Festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1996 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "John Sayles' 'Star' not lone draw as Cannes Film Festival openss". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. ^ Wilmington, Michael (21 October 1996). "`Ridicule' Named Best In Chicago Film Fest". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "FRANCE: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 49TH CANNES FILM FESTIVAL - See more at: http://www.itnsource.com/shotlist//RTV/1996/05/07/605310243/?v=1#sthash.9d5dhxoU.dpuf". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  8. ^ Maslin, Janet (26 May 1996). "FILM VIEW;At Cannes, The Star Was Quality". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  9. ^ "1996 Cannes Film Festival Diaries". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  10. ^ "Posters 1996". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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