Awards of the Montreal World Film Festival - 1989

AWARDS - 1989 MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL

 

JURY

 Leslie Caron, actress (France-U.S.A.) président

Roger Frappier, producer (Canada)

Krzysztof Kieslowski, director (Poland)

Kyushiro Kusakabe, film critic (Japan)

Giuliano Montaldo, director (Italy)

Carlos Morelli, film critic (Argentina)

Govind Nihalani, director (India)

Gil Parrondo, art director (Spain)

Istvan Szabo, director (Hungary)

 

AWARDS

Feature films:

 Grand Prix of the Americas / Best film:

« Freedom is Paradise » (Ser) by Serguei Bodrov (U.S.S.R.)

 

Special Grand Prix of the Jury:

« Mery per sempre » by Marco Risi (Italy)

« Nocturne indien » by Alain Corneau (France)

 

Best director:

« The End of Old Times » by Jiri Menzel (Czechoslovakia)

 

Best screenplay:

« Last Images of the Shipwreck » (Ultimas imagenes del naufragio) by Eliseo Subiela (Argentina-Spain)

 

Best artistic contribution:

« Rikyu » by Hiroshi Teshigahara (Japan)

 

Best actress:

Danielle Proulx in « Portion d’Éternité » by Robert Favreau (Canada)

 

Best actor:

Daniel Day Lewis in « My Left Foot » by Jim Sheridan (Ireland)

 

Special Jury Award:

Vittorio Gassman for his artistic contribution to cinema on the occasion of the presentation of the film « The Sleazy Uncle » by Franco Brusati (Italy)

 

Special mentions of the Jury:

« Sati » by Aparna Sen (India)

Vittorio Duse for his supporting part in the film « Queen of Hearts » by Jon Amiel (Great Britain)

Brenda Fricker for her supporting part in the film « My Left Foot » by Jim Sheridan (Ireland)

 

Short films:

 

Best short film:

« Juke-Bar » by Martin Barry (Canada)

 

Jury Award for short film:

« Sentimental Story » by Boris Baromykin (Czechoslovakia)

 

Other awards:

 

Montreal Award for best first fiction feature film:

« Queen of Hearts » by Jon Amiel (Great Britain)

 

Air Canada Award for the most popular film of the Festival:

« Nocturne Indien » by Alain Corneau (France)

 

Stella Artois Award for the best Canadian film of the Festival:

« Portion d’éternité » by Robert Favreau (Canada)

 

International Critics’ award (FIPRESCI):

For films in competition:

« Save and Protect » by Alexandre Sokourov (U.S.S.R.)

For films out of competition:

« The Philosopher » by Rudolf Thome (Federal Republic of Germany)

Special mentions for two films in competition:

« Last Images of the Shipwreck » (Ultimas Imagenes del naufragio) by Eliseo Subiela (Argentina-Spain)

« Nocturne indien » by Alain Corneau (France)

 

Ecumenical Jury Award:

« Memories of a River » by Judit Elek (Hungary)

Special mention of the Ecumenical Jury:

« Last Images of the Shipwreck » (Ultimas Imagenes del naufragio) by Eliseo Subiela (Argentina-Spain)


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