57th Venice International Film Festival

The 57th annual Venice International Film Festival was held between 30 August to 9 September 2000. The Golden Lion was awarded to Dayereh directed by Jafar Panahi.[1][2]

57th Venice International Film Festival
Festival poster
LocationVenice, Italy
Festival date30 August – 9 September 2000
Venice Film Festival chronology


The following people comprised the 2000 jury:[3]

Official selectionEdit

In competitionEdit

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Before Night Falls Julian Schnabel United States
The Circle Dayereh Jafar Panahi Iran, Italy, Switzerland
Comedy of Innocence Comédie de l'innocence Raoul Ruiz France
Denti (en. "Teeth") Gabriele Salvatores Italy
Dr. T & the Women Robert Altman United States, Germany
Durian Durian Liulian piao piao Fruit Chan Hong Kong
O Fantasma (eng.: "The Phantom", "The Ghost") João Pedro Rodrigues Portugal
Freedom Laisvė Sharunas Bartas Lithuania, France, Portugal
The Goddess of 1967 Clara Law Australia
Holy Tongue La lingua del santo Carlo Mazzacurati Italy
The Isle Seom Ki-duk Kim South Korea
Johnny the Partisan Il partigiano Johnny Guido Chiesa Italy
Liam Stephen Frears USA, UK, Germany, Italy, France
The Man Who Cried Sally Potter United Kingdom, France
One Hundred Steps I cento passi Marco Tullio Giordana Italy
Our Lady of the Assassins La virgen de los sicarios Barbet Schroeder Colombia, Spain, France
Platform Zhantai Jia Zhangke China
To Matthieu Selon Matthieu Xavier Beauvois France
Uttara (en. "The Wrestlers") Buddhadev Dasgupta India
Word and Utopia Palavra e Utopia Manoel de Oliveira Portugal

Autonomous sectionsEdit

Venice International Film Critics' WeekEdit

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



  1. ^ "OF GOLDEN LIONS – VENICE 2000". Retrieved 6 October 2013.
  2. ^ "The 2000s". Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Juries for the 2000s". Archived from the original on 4 August 2017. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  4. ^ "15th International Film Critics' Week". sicvenezia.it. Archived from the original on 4 April 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  5. ^ Lucho Bender on IMDb
  6. ^ Giuseppe Rocca on IMDb
  7. ^ Cláudia Tomaz on IMDb

External linksEdit