1999 Cannes Film Festival

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1999 Cannes Film Festival
CFF99poster.jpg
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

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[edit]

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

Main competition[edit]

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

Un Certain Regard[edit]

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

  • Lambert Wilson (actor) President
  • Irène Bignardi (critic)
  • Annie Copperman (critic)
  • Thierry Gandillot (critic)
  • Jonathan Romney (critic)
  • Laurent Tirard (director)

Cinéfondation and short films[edit]

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

Camera d'Or[edit]

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

Official selection[edit]

In competition – Feature film[edit]

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

Un Certain Regard[edit]

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

Films out of competition[edit]

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

Cinéfondation[edit]

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

  • Baballoon (Babalon) by Michal Zabka
  • Cambi e Scambi by Donata Pizzato
  • The Clock by Noah Laracy
  • Dimanche by Fabrice Aragno
  • The Execution by Lee In-Kyun
  • Fish 073 (Ryba 073) by Vaclav Svankmajer
  • Germania by Kris Krikellis
  • Im Hukim (With Rules) by Dover Kosashvili
  • Inter-View by Jessica Hausner
  • Ked Nie, Tak Nie by Vladimir Kral
  • Layover by Shen Ko-Shang
  • Der Linkshander by Iouri Kouzine
  • Little Big Dog (En God Dag At Go) by Bo Hagen Clausen
  • Milk by Mairi Cameron
  • La Puce by Emmanuelle Bercot
  • Runt by Jesse Lawrence
  • Second Hand by Emily Young
  • Waxandwane by Axel Koenzen
  • Wojtek by David Turner
  • Yumeji Ningyo (Doll of Dreams) by Yamazaki Tatsuji

Short film competition[edit]

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

Parallel sections[edit]

International Critics' Week[edit]

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[edit]

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

Short films

Awards[edit]

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

Official awards[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

  1. ^ "Posters 1999". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ a b "Awards 1999: All Awards". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 6 February 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Official Selection 1999: All the Selection". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 14 October 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "Cannes 1999: Official Selection". urbancinefile.com. 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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  11. ^ "All Juries 1999". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  12. ^ "Special screenings". 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. 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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