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1981 Cannes Film Festival


1981 Cannes Film Festival

1981 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 34th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Michel Landi.[1]
Closing film Honeysuckle Rose
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Człowiek z żelaza)
Number of films 22 (In Competition)[2]
15 (Un Certain Regard)
14 (Out of Competition)
13 (Short Film)
Festival date 13 May 1981 (1981-05-13) – 27 May 1981 (1981-05-27)

The 34th Cannes Film Festival was held on May 13–27. The Palme d'Or went to the Człowiek z żelaza by Andrzej Wajda.[3][4] The festival closed with Honeysuckle Rose, directed by Jerry Schatzberg.[5]


Feature film competition

Un Certain Regard

Films out of competition

Short film competition


Andrzej Wajda, winner of the Palme d'Or at the event.


  1. ^ "Posters 1981". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1981 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "1981 - National Heritage". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1981 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "The closing films at Cannes". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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