Cannes Film Festival 1993
Jury President: Louis Malle
Other Jurors: Claudia Cardinale, Inna Churikova, Judy Davis, Abbas Kiarostami, Emir Kusturica, William Lubtchansky, Tom Luddy, Gary Oldman, Augusto M. Seabra

Palme d'Or:Farewell, My Concubine, Hong Kong, dir. Chen Kaige
The Piano, Australia/New Zealand, dir. Jane Campion
Grand Jury Prize:Faraway, So Close!, dir. Wim Wenders
Jury Prize:The Puppetmaster, Taiwan, dir. Hou Hsiao-hsien
Raining Stones, dir. Ken Loach
Best Director:Naked, Mike Leigh
Best Actress:The Piano, Holly Hunter
Best Actor:Naked, David Thewlis
Special Jury Prize: Friends, Elaine Proctor
Technical Grand Prize: Mazeppa, Jean Gargonne and Vincent Arnardi, sound
    Critics Prize:
Farewell, My Concubine, dir. Chen Kaige
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury:Libera Me, dir. Alain Cavalier
Camera d'Or (first feature): The Scent of Green Papaya, dir. Tran Anh Hung

Competition Films I Have Seen:
Ranked in order of preference
My Palme d'Or
The Piano (Australia/New Zealand, dir. Jane Campion) -

Farewell, My Concubine (Hong Kong, dir. Chen Kaige) -

King of the Hill (USA, dir. Steven Soderbergh) -

Naked (UK, dir. Mike Leigh) -

The Puppetmaster (Taiwan, dir. Hou Hsiao-hsien) -

Much Ado About Nothing (UK, dir. Kenneth Branagh) -

Body Snatchers (USA, dir. Abel Ferrara) -

Falling Down (USA, dir. Joel Schumacher) -

My Jury Votes:
Best Director:The Piano, Jane Campion
Best Actress:The Piano, Holly Hunter
Best Actor: Farewell, My Concubine, Leslie Cheung
Jury Prize for Acting:King of the Hill, Jesse Bradford
Best Screenplay:The Piano, Jane Campion
Technical Grand Prize:The Piano, Stuart Dryburgh, cinematography

Sidebar Selections I Have Seen:
Ranked in order of preference
The Baby of Mâcon (Out of Competition: UK/The Netherlands, dir. Peter Greenaway) -

Coffee and Cigarettes III (Short Film Competition: USA, dir. Jim Jarmusch) -

Menace II Society (USA, dir. Allen & Albert Hughes) -

Cliffhanger (Out of Competition: USA, dir. Renny Harlin) -

Competition Films I'm Curious to See:
Ranked in order of interest; more on this year's lineup here (opens in a new window)
Friends, South Africa, dir. Elaine Proctor
Raining Stones, UK, dir. Ken Loach
Fiorile, Italy, dirs. Paolo & Vittorio Taviani
Ma saison préférée, France, dir. André Téchiné
The Man on the Shore, France/Haiti, dir. Raoul Peck
Mazeppa, France, dir. Bartabas
Faraway, So Close!, Germany, dir. Wim Wenders
Libera Me, France, dir. Alain Cavalier

Also in Competition: Broken Highway, Australia, dir. Laurie McInnes
Dyuba-Dyuba, Russia, dir. Aleksandr Khvan
The Escort, Italy, dir. Ricky Tognazzi
Frauds, Australia, dir. Stephan Elliott
Louis, the Child King, France, dir. Roger Planchon
Magnificat, Italy, dir. Pupi Avati
Splitting Heirs, UK, dir. Robert Young

Sidebar Films I'm Curious to See:
Listed alphabetically; more on this year's lineup here (opens in a new window)
Un Certain Regard: Latcho Drom, France, dir. Tony Gatlif
The Music of Chance, USA, dir. Paul Auster
October, Mauritania, dir. Abderrahmane Sissako
The Scent of Green Papaya, Vietnam, dir. Tran Anh Hung
Sonatine, Japan, dir. Takeshi Kitano
Directors' Fortnight: Abraham's Valley, Portugal, dir. Manoel de Oliveira
The Blue Kite, China/Hong Kong, dir. Tian Zhuangzhuang
Child Murders, Hungary, dir. Ildikó Szabó
Mi vida loca, USA, dir. Allison Anders
The Red Squirrel, Spain, dir. Julio Medem
Ruby in Paradise, USA, dir. Victor Nuñez
The Snapper, UK, dir. Stephen Frears
Critics' Week: Cronos, Mexico, dir. Guillermo del Toro
Out of Competition: Madadayo, Japan, dir. Akira Kurosawa

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