1997 year

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President of jury:
Oleg Menshikov, actor (Russia)

 

Jury:
Georgi Dulgerov, director (Bulgaria)
Irakli Kvirikadze, screenwriter (Georgia)
Fernando Mendez-Leite, director and historian of cinema (Spain)
Michel Seydoux, producer (France)
Sergio Olhovich, director (Mexico)
Mrinal Sen, director (India)
Beata Tyszkewicz, actress (Poland)

 

Golden st.George:
Marvin's room (USA, dir. Jerry Zaks)

 

Special silver st. George:
Mat' i syn / Mother and son (Russia-Germany, dir. Aleksandr Sokurov)

 

Silver st. George:
Director Janos Szasz (Witman fiuk / The Witman boys, Hungary-France-Germany-Poland)
Actor Til Schweiger (Knockin' on heaven's door, Germany-Netherlands-Belgium)
Actress Isabel Ordaz (Chevrolet, Spain)

 

Prix FIPRESCI:
Witman fiuk / The Witman boys (Hungary-France-Germany-Poland, dir. Janos Szasz)

 

Honorable prize:
for the contribution to the cinema
Robert De Niro, actor (USA)
Andrei Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky, director (Russia)
Sophia Loren, actress (Italy)
Catherine Deneuve, actress (France)

 

Competition program:
XX MIFF (19-29 july 1997)


Suvaroteiru / Swallowtail (Japan, dir. Shunji Iwai)
Blue mountain (Switzerland-Germany, dir. Tomas Tanner)
Sagojogan ministeri / The minister of state (Finland-Norway-Sweden, dir. Paul-Anders Simma)
Knockin' on heaven's door (Germany-Netherlands-Belgium, dir. Thomas Jahn)
Comme des rois / Kings for a day (France, dir. Francois Velle)
Marvin's room (USA, dir. Jerry Zaks)
Pulapka / A trap (Poland, dir. Adek Drabinski)
Witman fiuk / The Witman boys (Hungary-France-Germany-Poland, dir. Janos Szasz)
Marianna Ucria (Italy-France-Portugal, dir. Roberto Faenza)
Mat' i syn / Mother and son (Russia-Germany, dir. Aleksandr Sokurov)
Le plus beau metier du monde / The best job in the world (France, dir. Gerard Lauzier)
Hotel Shanghai / Shanghai 1937 (Germany-China, dir. Peter Patzak)
Fei hu / First option (Hong Kong, dir. Gordon Chan)
Bring me the head of Mavis Davis (Great Britain, dir. John Henderson)
Sardari begum (India, dir. Shyam Benegal)
Chevrolet (Spain, dir. Javier Maqua)