54th Venice International Film Festival

The 54th annual Venice International Film Festival was held between 27 August to 6 September 1997.[1][2]

54th Venice International Film Festival
Festival poster
LocationVenice, Italy
Festival date27 August – 6 September 1997
Venice Film Festival chronology


The following people comprised the 1997 jury:[3]

Official selectionEdit

In competitionEdit

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Blinded A ciegas Daniel Calparsoro Spain
Chinese Box Wayne Wang United States
Dry Cleaning Nettoyage à sec Anne Fontaine France
Fireworks (US title) Hana-bi Takeshi Kitano Japan
Hardboiled Egg Ovosodo Paolo Virzì Italy
The Informant Jim McBride United States, Ireland
Keep Cool You hua hao hao shuo Yimou Zhang China
Love Stories Historie milosne Jerzy Stuhr Poland
Niagara, Niagara Bob Gosse United States, Canada
One Night Stand Mike Figgis United States
Ossos (lit. Bones) Pedro Costa Portugal, France, Denmark
The Oyster and the Wind A Ostra e o Vento Walter Lima Jr. Brazil
Round the Moons Between Earth and Sea Giro di lune tra terra e mare Giuseppe M. Gaudino Italy, Germany
Seventh Heaven Le Septième ciel Benoît Jacquot France
The Thief Vor Pavel Chukhraj Russia
The Vesuvians I vesuviani Pappi Corsicato, Antonio Capuano,
Antonietta de Lillo, Stefano Incerti,
Mario Martone
Wild Games Combat de fauves Benoit Lamy Belgium, Germany, France
The Winter Guest Alan Rickman United Kingdom

Autonomous sectionsEdit

Venice International Film Critics' WeekEdit

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



  1. ^ "VENICE FILM FESTIVAL – 1997". Retrieved 6 October 2013.
  2. ^ "The 1990s". Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Juries for the 1990s". Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  4. ^ "12th International Film Critics' Week". sicvenezia.it. Archived from the original on 3 April 2018. Retrieved 2 April 2018.

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