ⓘ 36th Venice International Film Festival

                                     

ⓘ 36th Venice International Film Festival

The 36th annual Venice International Film Festival was held from 24 August to 5 September 1979. There was no jury because from 1969 to 1979 the festival was not competitive.

                                     

1. Films premiered

  • La nouba des femmes du mont Chenoua by Assia Djebar Algeria
  • Saint Jack by Peter Bogdanovich France
  • Autumn Marathon by Georgiy Daneliya Russia
  • Le passe-montagne by Jean-François Stevenin France
  • The Strangling by Kaneto Shindo Japan
                                     

2. Awards

  • Le passe-montagne Jean-François Stevenin
  • La nouba des femmes du mont Chenoua Assia Djebar
  • Honorable Mention - Le vieil Anaï Jean Rouch
  • FIPRESCI Prize
  • Best Film - Autumn Marathon Georgiy Daneliya & Saint Jack Peter Bogdanovich
  • Pasinetti Award
  • Best Actor - Autumn Marathon Yevgeny Leonov
  • Best Actress - The Strangling Nobuko Otowa
  • Pietro Bianchi Award
  • Cesare Zavattini