Cannes Film Festival 1991
Jury President: Roman Polanski
Other Jurors: Férid Boughedir, Whoopi Goldberg, Margaret Ménégoz, Natalya Negoda, Alan Parker, Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Hans Dieter Seidel, Vittorio Storaro, Vangelis


Palme d'Or:Barton Fink, USA, dir. Joel Coen
Grand Jury Prize:La Belle noiseuse, France, dir. Jacques Rivette
Jury Prize:Hors la vie, Belgium, dir. Maroun Bagdadi
Zentropa, Denmark, dir. Lars von Trier
Best Director:Barton Fink, Joel Coen
Best Actress:The Double Life of Véronique, Irène Jacob
Best Actor:Barton Fink, John Turturro
Best Supporting Actor: Jungle Fever, Samuel L. Jackson
Best Artistic Contribution: Zentropa, Lars von Trier, director
Technical Grand Prize: Zentropa, Lars von Trier, director
FIPRESCI/International
    Critics Prize:
The Double Life of Véronique, Poland/France, dir. Krzysztof Kieślowski
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury:The Double Life of Véronique, Poland/France, dir. Krzysztof Kieślowski
Camera d'Or (first feature): Toto le héros, France/Belgium, dir. Jaco van Dormael


Competition Films I Have Seen:
Ranked in order of preference
 
My Palme d'Or
Barton Fink (USA, dir. Joel Coen) -

Zentropa (Denmark, dir. Lars von Trier) -

The Double Life of Véronique (Poland/France, dir. Krzysztof Kieślowski) -

Jungle Fever (USA, dir. Spike Lee) -



Sidebar Selections I Have Seen:
Ranked in order of preference
 
Boyz N the Hood (Un Certain Regard: USA, dir. John Singleton) -

Thelma & Louise (Out of Competition: USA, dir. Ridley Scott) -

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (Un Certain Regard: USA, dirs. Fax Bahr, Eleanor Coppola, and George Hickenlooper) -

Prospero's Books (Out of Competition: UK/The Netherlands, dir. Peter Greenaway) -

Madonna: Truth or Dare (Out of Competition: USA, dir. Alek Keshishian) -

Proof (Directors' Fortnight: Australia, dir. Jocelyn Moorhouse) -

Young Soul Rebels (Critics' Week: UK, dir. Isaac Julien) -



Competition Films I'm Curious to See:
Ranked in order of interest; more on this year's lineup here (opens in a new window)
 
Van Gogh, France, dir. Maurice Pialat
The Suspended Step of the Stork, Greece, dir. Theo Angelopoulos
La Belle noiseuse, France, dir. Jacques Rivette
Life on a String, Hong Kong, dir. Chen Kaige
Homicide, USA, dir. David Mamet
Malina, Germany, dir. Werner Schroeter
A Rage in Harlem, USA, dir. Bill Duke
Assassin of the Tsar, USSR, dir. Karen Shakhnazarov
Hors la vie, Belgium/France, dir. Maroun Bagdadi

Also in Competition: Anna Karamazoff, USSR, dir. Rustam Khamdamov
Bix, Italy, dir. Pupi Avati
Cold Moon, France, dir. Patrick Bouchitey
The Flesh, Italy, dir. Marco Ferreri
Guilty by Suspicion, USA, dir. Irwin Winkler
The Yes Man, Italy, dir. Daniele Luccheti


Sidebar Films I'm Curious to See:
Listed alphabetically; more on this year's lineup here (opens in a new window)
 
Un Certain Regard: A Captive in the Land, USA, dir. John Berry
Ishanou (The Chosen One), India, dir. Aribam Syam Sharma
Laada (The Tradition), Burkina Faso, dir. Drissa Touré
Sango Malo, Cameroon, dir. Bassek Ba Kobhio
Yumeji, Japan, dir. Seijun Suzuki
Woman of the Port, Mexico, dir. Arturo Ripstein
Directors' Fortnight: The Adjuster, Canada, dir. Atom Egoyan
Danzón, Mexico, dir. Maria Novaro
The Indian Runner, USA, dir. Sean Penn
Paris Trout, USA, dir. Stephen Gyllenhaal
Riff-Raff, UK, dir. Ken Loach
Toto le héros, Belgium, dir. Jaco van Dormael
Critics' Week: Liquid Dreams, USA, dir. Mark S. Manos
Sam and Me, Canada, dir. Deepa Mehta
La Vie des morts, France, dir. Arnaud Desplechin
Out of Competition: Jacquot de Nantes, France, dir. Agnès Varda
Life Stinks, USA, dir. Mel Brooks
Rhapsody in August, Japan, dir. Akira Kurosawa

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