1995 Cannes Film Festival

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1995 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 50th Cannes Film Festival an original illustration by Ryszard Horowitz.[1]
Opening film La Cité des enfants perdus
Closing film The Quick and the Dead
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Underground)[2]
Hosted by Carole Bouquet
No. of films 24 (En Competition))[3]
26 (Un Certain Regard)
5 (Out of Competition)
10 (Short Film)
Festival date 17 May 1995 (1995-05-17) – 28 May 1995 (1995-05-28)
Website festival-cannes.com/en

The 48th Cannes Film Festival was held from 17 to 28 May 1995. The Palme d'Or went to Underground by Emir Kusturica.[4][5]

The festival opened with La Cité des enfants perdus, directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet[6][7] and closed with The Quick and the Dead, directed by Sam Raimi.[8] Carole Bouquet was the mistress of ceremonies.[4]

1995 Un Certain Regard poster, adapted from an original illustration by Enki Bilal.[9]


Main competition[edit]

The following people were appointed as the Jury for the feature films of the 1995 Official Selection:[10]

Camera d'Or[edit]

The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 1995 Camera d'Or:

  • Michel Deville (Director) (France) President
  • Alberto Barbera (director of the Musée du Cinéma) (Italy)
  • Caroline Million-Rousseau (Cinephile) (France)
  • Didier Beaudet (France)
  • Istvan Gaal (Director) (Hungary)
  • Michel Demopoulos (Critic)
  • N.T. Binh (Distributor)

Official selection[edit]

In competition - Feature film[edit]

The following feature films competed for the Palme d'Or:[3]

Un Certain Regard[edit]

The following films were selected for the competition of Un Certain Regard:[3]

Films out of competition[edit]

The following films were selected to be screened out of competition:[3]

Short film competition[edit]

The following short films competed for the Short Film Palme d'Or:[3]

  • A Hamok Dala by Ferenc Cako
  • Despondent Divorcee by Jonathan Ogilvie
  • Domo by Maurizio Forestieri
  • Gagarine by Alexij Kharitidi
  • Cocoon (Koza) by Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  • Les Enfants s'ennuient le Dimanche by Sophie Perez, Matthieu Poirot-Delpech
  • Sortie de Bain by Florence Henrard
  • Swinger by Gregor Jordan
  • The Beast by Rhoderyc C. Montgomery
  • The Pan Loaf by Sean Hinds

Parallel sections[edit]

International Critics' Week[edit]

The following films were screened for the 34th International Critics' Week (34e Semaine de la Critique):[11]

Feature film competition

Short film competition

  • An Evil Town by Richard Sears (United States)
  • Movements of the Body by Wayne Traudt (Canada)
  • Ubu by Manuel Gomez (France / Belgium)
  • The Last Laugh by Robert Harders (United States)
  • Adios, toby, adios by Ramón Barea (Spain)
  • Surprise! by Veit Helmer (Germany)
  • Le Pendule by Madame Foucault by Jean-Marc Vervoort (Belgium)

Directors' Fortnight[edit]

The following films were screened for the 1995 Directors' Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalizateurs):[12]

Short films


Jeanne Moreau, Jury President
Emir Kusturica, Palme d'Or winner

Official awards[edit]

The following films and people received the 1995 Official selection awards:[2]

Golden Camera

Short films

Independent awards[edit]

FIPRESCI Prizes[13]

Commission Supérieure Technique

Ecumenical Jury[14]

Award of the Youth[15]

Awards in the frame of International Critics' Week[15]

Special Award


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  2. ^ a b "Awards 1995: All Awards". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Official Selection 1995: All the Selection". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 14 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "48ème Festival International du Film - Cannes". cinema-francais.fr (in French). Retrieved 8 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "1995 - Le regard de Cannes (Cannes' Gaze)". cannes-fest.com (in French). Retrieved 8 June 2017. 
  6. ^ Burns, Christopher (26 April 1995). "U.S. Films Top Lineup At Cannes Festival / 48th annual event begins May 17". The San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 25 May 2017. 
  7. ^ "Cannes Film Festival Opens". apnewsarchive.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017. 
  8. ^ "The man from Cannes says yes". The Independent. London. 27 April 1995. Retrieved 25 May 2017. 
  9. ^ "Posters 1995". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "All Juries 1995". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. 
  11. ^ "34e Selecion de la Semaine de la Critique - 1995". archives.semainedelacritique.com. Retrieved 9 June 2017. 
  12. ^ "Quinzaine 1995". quinzaine-realisateurs.com. Retrieved 7 June 2017. 
  13. ^ "FIPRESCI Awards 1995". fipresci.org. Retrieved 25 June 2017. 
  14. ^ "Jury Œcuménique 1995". cannes.juryoecumenique.org. Retrieved 24 June 2017. 
  15. ^ a b c "Cannes Film Festival Awards 1995". imdb.com. Retrieved 27 June 2017. 


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