20th Moscow International Film Festival

The 20th Moscow International Film Festival was held from 19 to 29 July 1997.[1] The Golden St. George was awarded to the American film Marvin's Room directed by Jerry Zaks.

20th Moscow International Film Festival
LocationMoscow, Russia
AwardsGrand Prix
Festival date19–29 July 1997


Films in competitionEdit

The following films were selected for the main competition:

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Swallowtail Suvaroteiru Shunji Iwai Japan
Blue Mountain Blue Mountain Thomas Tanner Switzerland, Germany
The Minister of State Ságojoga ministtar Paul-Anders Simma Finland, Norway, Sweden
Knockin' on Heaven's Door Knockin' on Heaven's Door Thomas Jahn Germany, Netherlands, Belgium
Kings for a Day Comme des rois François Velle France
Marvin's Room Marvin's Room Jerry Zaks United States
A Trap Pułapka Adek Drabiński Poland
The Witman Boys Witman fiuk János Szász Hungary, France, Germany, Poland
Marianna Ucrìa Marianna Ucrìa Roberto Faenza Italy, France, Portugal
Mother and Son Mat' i syn Alexander Sokurov Russia, Germany
The Best Job in the World Le Plus Beau Métier du monde Gérard Lauzier France
Shanghai 1937 Hotel Shanghai Peter Patzak Austria, China
First Option Fei hu Gordon Chan Hong Kong
Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis John Henderson United Kingdom
Sardari Begum Sardari Begum Shyam Benegal India
Chevrolet Chevrolet Javier Maqua Spain



  1. ^ "20th Moscow International Film Festival (1997)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 22 March 2013. Retrieved 22 March 2013.

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