Festival de Cannes – 51st Anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival (47x63in)

Year: 1998

French (47x63in)

Concept: DDB Les Arts

The Palme d’Or went to the Greek film Mia aioniotita kai mia mera by Theo Angelopoulos

The following feature films competed for the Palme d’Or:

April (Aprile) by Nanni Moretti
The Celebration (Festen) by Thomas Vinterberg
Claire Dolan by Lodge Kerrigan
Class Trip (La classe de neige) by Claude Miller
Dance Me to My Song by Rolf de Heer
The Dreamlife of Angels (La vie rêvée des anges) by Erick Zonca
Eternity and a Day (Mia aioniotita kai mia mera) by Theodoros Angelopoulos
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Terry Gilliam
Flowers of Shanghai (Hai shang hua) by Hou Hsiao-hsien
Foolish Heart (Corazón iluminado) by Héctor Babenco
The General by John Boorman
The Hole (Dong) by Tsai Ming-liang
Henry Fool by Hal Hartley
The Idiots (Idioterne) by Lars von Trier
Illuminata by John Turturro
Khrustalyov, My Car! (Khrustalyov, mashinu!) by Aleksei German
Life Is Beautiful (La vita è bella) by Roberto Benigni
My Name Is Joe by Ken Loach
The School of Flesh (L’école de la chair) by Benoît Jacquot
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (Ceux qui m’aiment prendront le train) by Patrice Chéreau
Velvet Goldmine by Todd Haynes
La vendedora de rosas by Víctor Gaviria

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

Anxiety (Inquietude) by Manoel de Oliveira *
Blues Brothers 2000 by John Landis
Dark City by Alex Proyas *
Godzilla by Roland Emmerich
Goodbye Lover by Roland Joffé *
Dr. Akagi (Kanzo Sensei) by Shohei Imamura *
Primary Colors by Mike Nichols
Tango by Carlos Saura *

* Special screenings

Director: President: Martin Scorsese