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1993 Cannes Film Festival

1993 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 46th Cannes Film Festival, featuring still of Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman from Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious.[1]
Opening film My Favorite Season
Closing film Toxic Affair
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Ba wang bie ji and The Piano)
Hosted by Jeanne Moreau
Number of films 23 (En Competition)[2]
25 (Un Certain Regard)
5 (Out of Competition)
10 (Short Film)
Festival date 13 May 1993 (1993-05-13) – 24 May 1993 (1993-05-24)

The 46th Cannes Film Festival was held on May 13–24, 1993. The Palme d'Or went to the Ba wang bie ji by Chen Kaige and The Piano by Jane Campion.[3][4]

The festival opened with My Favorite Season, directed by André Téchiné and closed with Toxic Affair, directed by Philomène Esposito.[5][6][7][8][9]


Feature film competition

The following films competed for the Palme d'Or.

English title Original title Director(s) Country
Farewell My Concubine 霸王别姬 Chen Kaige 23x15px China
Body Snatchers N/A Abel Ferrara 23x15px United States
Broken Highway N/A Laurie McIness 23x15px Australia
Dyuba-Dyuba Дюба-Дюба Aleksandr Khvan 23x15px Russia
Falling Down N/A Joel Schumacher 23x15px United States
Fiorile N/A Paolo and Vittorio Taviani 23x15px Italy
Frauds N/A Stephan Elliott 23x15px Australia
Friends N/A Elaine Proctor 23x15px South Africa
Faraway, So Close! In weiter Ferne, so nah! Wim Wenders 23x15px Germany
King of the Hill N/A Steven Soderbergh 23x15px United States
The Man by the Shore L'Homme sur les quais Raoul Peck Template:Country data Haiti
The Escort La scorta Ricky Tognazzi 23x15px Italy
Libera me N/A Alain Cavalier 23x15px France
Louis, the Child King Louis, enfant roi Roger Planchon 23x15px France
My Favorite Season Ma saison préférée André Téchiné 23x15px France
Magnificat N/A Pupi Avati 23x15px Italy
Mazeppa N/A Bartabas 23x15px France
Much Ado About Nothing N/A Kenneth Branagh 23x15px United Kingdom
Naked N/A Mike Leigh 23x15px United Kingdom
The Piano N/A Jane Campion 23x15px New Zealand
Raining Stones N/A Ken Loach 23x15px United Kingdom
Splitting Heirs N/A Robert Young 23x15px United Kingdom
The Puppetmaster 戲夢人生 Hou Hsiao-Hsien 23x15px Taiwan

Un Certain Regard

Films out of competition

Short film competition


File:Jane Campion.jpg
Jane Campion, winner of the Palme d'Or at the event.


  1. ^ "Posters 1993". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1993 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Awards 1993 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "1993 Cannes Film Festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Will French Film Queens Deneuve, Adjani Get Along? No Cannes Do". Chicago Tribune. 14 May 1993. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Cannes Goods". Chicago Tribune. 30 May 1993. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "All the glitter but few glitterati Cannes Film Festival sadly lacking stars CANNES FILM FESTIVAL". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  8. ^ Rockwell, John (14 May 1993). "At Cannes, More Of Everything, Including Films". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  9. ^ "Review: ‘My Favorite Season’". Variety. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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