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47th Berlin International Film Festival

The 47th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 13 to 24 February 1997.[2] The Golden Bear was awarded to Canadian-American film The People vs. Larry Flynt directed by Miloš Forman.[3] The retrospective dedicated to Austrian film director G. W. Pabst was shown at the festival.[4]

47th Berlin International Film Festival
47th Berlin International Film Festival poster.jpg
Festival poster
LocationBerlin, Germany
Founded1951
AwardsGolden Bear (The People vs. Larry Flynt)
No. of films324 films[1]
Festival date13 – 24 February 1997
Websitehttp://www.berlinale.de

Contents

JuryEdit

 
Jack Lang, Jury President

The following people were announced as being on the jury for the festival:[5]

Films in competitionEdit

The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear awards:[1]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
The Crucible The Crucible Nicholas Hytner USA
The English Patient The English Patient Anthony Minghella USA
Get on the Bus Get on the Bus Spike Lee USA
Genealogies of a Crime Généalogies d'un crime Raúl Ruiz France, Portugal
The River He liu Tsai Ming-liang Taiwan
In Love and War In Love and War Richard Attenborough USA
The Island on Bird Street Søren Kragh-Jacobsen Denmark, UK, Germany
Life is All You Get Das Leben ist eine Baustelle Wolfgang Becker Germany
Under Western Eyes Leneged Einayim Ma'araviyot Joseph Pitchhadze Israel
Lucie Aubrac Claude Berri France
Surveillance Mai fu Huang Jianxin China
Four Days in September Four Days in September Bruno Barreto Brazil, USA
Miss Nobody Panna Nikt Andrzej Wajda Poland
The People vs. Larry Flynt The People vs. Larry Flynt Miloš Forman Canada, USA
Port Djema Eric Heumann France, Italy, Greece
Romeo + Juliet Romeo + Juliet Baz Luhrmann USA
Rosewood Rosewood John Singleton USA
Viva Erotica Se qing nan nu Tung-Shing Yee Hong Kong
Secrets of the Heart Secretos del corazón Montxo Armendáriz France, Portugal, Spain
Moonlight Serenade Setouchi munraito serenade Masahiro Shinoda Japan
Smilla's Feeling for Snow Bille August Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Comanche Territory Territorio Comanche Gerardo Herrero Spain, France, Germany, Argentina
Three Stories Tri istorii Kira Muratova Russia, Ukraine
Twin Town Twin Town Kevin Allen UK
Kitchen Wo ai chu fang Yim Ho Hong Kong, Japan

KeyEdit

Winner of the main award for best film in its section

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "PROGRAMME 1997". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2014.
  2. ^ "47th Berlin International Film Festival". berlinale.de. Retrieved 7 January 2012.
  3. ^ a b "PRIZES & HONOURS 1997". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 11 November 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2014.
  4. ^ "RETROSPECTIVE". Archived from the original on 4 March 2017. Retrieved 28 August 2014.
  5. ^ "JURIES 1997". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 23 October 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2014.

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