48th Venice International Film Festival

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48th Venice International Film Festival
LocationVenice, Italy
Festival date3 – 14 September 1991
Venice Film Festival chronology

The 48th annual Venice International Film Festival was held on 3 to 14 September 1991.[1][2]


The following people comprised the 1991 jury:[3]

Official selection[edit]

In competition[edit]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
30 Door Key Ferdydurke Jerzy Skolimowski Poland
The Beach of Lost Children La plage des enfants perdus Jillali Ferhati Morocco, France
Chatarra Félix Rotaeta Spain
Close to Eden Urga Nikita Mikhalkov France, URSS
The Divine Comedy A Divina Comédia Manoel de Oliveira Portugal
Edward II Derek Jarman UK
The Fisher King Terry Gilliam USA
Germany Year 90 Nine Zero Allemagne 90 neuf zéro Jean-Luc Godard France
(aka) I Don't Hear the Guitar Anymore J'entends plus la guitare Philippe Garrel France
Just Beyond This Forest Jeszcze tylko ten las Jan Łomnicki Poland
Meeting Venus István Szabó UK, France, Italy
Mississippi Masala Mira Nair USA
My Own Private Idaho Gus Van Sant USA
Necessary Love L'amore necessario Fabio Carpi Italy
Night and Day Nuit et Jour Chantal Akerman Belgium
Prospero's Books Peter Greenaway UK
Raise the Red Lantern Dà Hóng Dēnglong Gāogāo Guà Zhang Yimou China
The Rubber Wall Il muro di gomma Marco Risi Italy
Scream of Stone Cerro Torre: Schrei aus Stein Werner Herzog Germany, France, Canada, Italy
The Secret Face Gizli Yüz Ömer Kavur Turkey
A Simple Story Una storia semplice Emidio Greco Italy
Walking a Tightrope Les Équilibristes Nicos Papatakis France

Autonomous sections[edit]

Venice International Film Critics' Week[edit]

The following feature films were selected to be screened as In Competition for this section:[4]

  • Railway Bar (Bar des rails) by Cédric Kahn (France)
  • Drive by Jefery Levy (United States)
  • The Sky Above Paris (Le ciel de Paris) by Michel Béna (France)[5]
  • Nowhere Man (Muno no hito) by Naoto Takenaka (Japan)
  • Clouds (Nuvem) by Ana Luísa Guimarães (Portugal)[6]
  • The Intruder (Razlucnica) by Amir Karakulov (Kazakhstan)[7]
  • Scorpion’s Garden (Sady skorpiona) by Oleg Kovalov (Russia)[8]
  • Vito And The Others (Vito e gli altri) by Antonio Capuano (Italy)
  • Waiting by Jackie McKimmie (Australia, United Kingdom)



  1. ^ "VENICE 1991 – THE 48TH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL". Retrieved 6 October 2013.
  2. ^ "The 1990′s". Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Juries for the 1990′s". Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  4. ^ "8th International Film Critics' Week". sicvenezia.it. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  5. ^ Michel Béna on IMDb
  6. ^ Ana Luísa Guimarães on IMDb
  7. ^ Amir Karakulov on IMDb
  8. ^ Oleg Kovalov on IMDb

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