46th Venice International Film Festival

The 46th annual Venice International Film Festival was held from 4 to 15 September 1989.[1][2]

46th Venice International Film Festival
Festival poster
LocationVenice, Italy
Festival date4 – 15 September 1989
Venice Film Festival chronology


The following people comprised the 1989 jury:[3]

Official selectionEdit

In competitionEdit

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
And Then There Was Light Et la lumière fut Otar Iosseliani France, Germany
Australia Jean-Jacques Andrien Belgium, France
Berlin-Jerusalem Berlin-Yerushalaim Amos Gitai Israel
(aka) Blue-Eyed Blauäugig [de] Reinhard Hauff West Germany
Christian Gabriel Axel Denmark
A City of Sadness Beiqíng chéngshì Hou Hsiao-hsien Taiwan
Crystal or Ash, Fire or Wind, as Long as It's Love In una notte di chiaro di luna Lina Wertmüller Italy
Death of a Tea Master Sen no Rikyu: Honkakubô ibun Kei Kumai Japan
I Want to Go Home Alain Resnais France
Island Paul Cox Australia
Layla, My Reason Layla Taieb Louhichi Algeria, France, Tunisia
Love Me Not? M' agapas? Giorgos Panousopoulos Greece
New Year's Day Henry Jaglom USA
The Pitfall Fallgropen Vilgot Sjöman Sweden
Recollections of the Yellow House Recordações da Casa Amarela João César Monteiro Portugal
She's Been Away (from Screen One series) Peter Hall UK
Sitting on a Branch, Enjoying Myself Sedím na konári a je mi dobre Juraj Jakubisko Czechoslovakia
(review title) Street Kids Scugnizzi Nanni Loy Italy
(aka) Suddenly, One Day Ek Din Achanak Mrinal Sen India
Tamara Aleksandrovna's Husband and Daughter Muzh i doch' Tamary Aleksandrovny Olga Narutskaya Soviet Union
Twisted Obsession El sueño del mono loco Fernando Trueba Spain
What Time Is It? Che ora è? Ettore Scola Italy
The Woman from Rose Hill La femme de Rose Hill Alain Tanner Switzerland

Autonomous sectionsEdit

Venice International Film Critics' WeekEdit

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


Massimo Troisi, one of the winner of Volpi Cup Best Actor at 46th Venice International Film Festival


  1. ^ "VENICE 1989 – THE 46TH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL". Retrieved 6 October 2013.
  2. ^ "The 1980s". Archived from the original on 2 September 2012. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Juries for the 1980s". Archived from the original on 30 August 2012. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  4. ^ "6th International Film Critics' Week". sicvenezia.it. Archived from the original on 2 April 2018. Retrieved 1 April 2018.

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