ⓘ 41st Venice International Film Festival

                                     

ⓘ 41st Venice International Film Festival

The 41st annual Venice International Film Festival was held from 1 to 11 September 1984 under the direction of Gian Luigi Rondi. No Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement was assigned. The main event of this edition was, out of competition, the premiere of Heimat, an almost 16 hours-long film directed by Edgar Reitz. Among the other titles showed out of competition there were Steven Spielbergs Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Wolfgang Petersens The NeverEnding Story and a restored version of Metropolis edited and scored by Giorgio Moroder. The retrospective was dedicated to Luis Buñuel.

                                     

1. Jury

The following people comprised the 1984 jury:

  • Michelangelo Antonioni head of jury Italy
  • Rafael Alberti Spain
  • Erland Josephson Sweden
  • Gunter Grass Germany
  • Joris Ivens Holland
  • Isaac Bashevis Singer USA,
  • Paolo and Vittorio Taviani Italy
  • Yevgeny Yevtushenko USSR
  • Erica Jong USA
  • Goffredo Petrassi Italy
  • Balthus France
                                     

2. Official selection

Out of competition

Among the other titles showed out of competition there were Steven Spielbergs Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Wolfgang Petersens The NeverEnding Story and a restored version of Metropolis edited and scored by Giorgio Moroder.

                                     

3. Autonomous sections

Venice International Film Critics Week

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

  • O pokojniku sve najlepse by Predrag Antonijevic Yugoslavia
  • End of the Miracle A csoda vege by Janos Veszi Hungary
  • Beyond The Walls Meachorei Hasoragim by Uri Barbash Israel
  • Wildrose by John Hanson USA
  • Strikebound by Richard Lowenstein Austria
  • Final Call Unerreichbare Nahe by Dagmar Hirtz West Germany
  • Mosquito on the 10th Floor Jukkai no mosukito by Yoichi Sai Japan
                                     

4. Awards

  • Golden Lion
  • A Year of the Quiet Sun Rok spokojnego slonca by Krzysztof Zanussi
  • Silver Lion
  • Sonatine by Micheline Lanctot
  • Special Jury Prize
  • Favorites of the Moon Le favoris de la lune by Otar Ioseliani
  • Best Actress - Pascale Ogier Full Moon in Paris
  • Volpi Cup
  • Best Actor - Naseeruddin Shah Paar