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1990 Cannes Film Festival

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1990 Cannes Film Festival

1990 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 43rd Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Castella Traquandi.[1]
Opening film Dreams
Closing film The Comfort of Strangers
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Wild at Heart)
Number of films 18 (En Competition)[2]
21 (Un Certain Regard)
10 (Out of Competition)
12 (Short Film)
Festival date 10 May 1990 (1990-05-10) – 21 May 1990 (1990-05-21)

The 43rd Cannes Film Festival was held on May 10-21, 1990. The Palme d'Or went to the Wild at Heart by David Lynch.[3][4]

The festival opened with Dreams, directed by Akira Kurosawa and closed with The Comfort of Strangers, directed by Paul Schrader.[5][6][7][8]


Bernardo Bertolucci, Jury President

Feature film competition

Un Certain Regard

Films out of competition


David Lynch, here during the festival, won the Palme d'Or with Wild at Heart.


  1. ^ "Posters 1990". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1990 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ Matthews, Jack (21 May 1990). "David Lynch's 'Wild at Heart' Wows Cannes : Film: The director intends to cut his violent, profane and erotic movie to get an R rating.". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1990 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Patterson, Suzy (9 May 1990). "Cannes Film Festival Reflects World Change". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "'"Cannes Festival Opens With Showing Of 'Dreams. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "KUROSAWA'S "DREAMS" OPENS CANNES FESTIVAL". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  8. ^ "Harold Pinter 1930-2008". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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