34th Berlin International Film Festival
|Opening film||The Noah's Ark Principle|
|Awards||Golden Bear (Love Streams)|
|No. of films||315 films|
|Festival date||17–28 February 1984|
The 34th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 17–28 February 1984. The festival opened with The Noah's Ark Principle by Roland Emmerich.The Golden Bear was awarded to the American film Love Streams directed by John Cassavetes. The retrospective dedicated to German-American actor, screenwriter, producer and film director Ernst Lubitsch was shown at the festival.
The following people were announced as being on the jury for the festival:
- Liv Ullmann (Head of the Jury)
- Jules Dassin
- Edward Bennett
- Manuela Cernat-Gheorghiu
- Lana Gogoberidze
- Tullio Kezich
- Steffen Kuchenreuther
- Jeanine Meerapfel
- Kevin Thomas
- Mario Vargas Llosa
- Adolphe Viezzi
Films in competition
† Winner of the main award for best film in its section The opening and closing films are screened during the opening and closing ceremonies respectively.
The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:
- Golden Bear: Love Streams by John Cassavetes
- Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize: No habrá más penas ni olvido by Héctor Olivera
- Silver Bear for Best Director: Ettore Scola for Le Bal
- Silver Bear for Best Actress: Inna Churikova for Voenno-polevoy roman
- Silver Bear for Best Actor: Albert Finney for The Dresser
- Silver Bear for an outstanding single achievement: Monica Vitti for Flirt
- Silver Bear:
- Honourable Mention: Jean-Marie Straub, Danièle Huillet for Klassenverhältnisse
- FIPRESCI Award
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