16th Moscow International Film Festival

16th Moscow International Film Festival
Location Moscow, USSR
Founded 1959
Awards Grand Prix
Festival date 7 – 18 July 1989
Website Website

The 16th Moscow International Film Festival was held from 7 to 18 July 1989.[1] The Golden St. George was awarded to the Italian film The Icicle Thief directed by Maurizio Nichetti.


Films in competition

The following films were selected for the main competition:

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Ariel Ariel Aki Kaurismäki Finland
Come Come Come Upward Aje Aje Bara Aje Im Kwon-taek South Korea
Inventory Stan posiadania Krzysztof Zanussi Poland
Jesus Christ's Horoscope Jézus Krisztus horoszkópja Miklós Jancsó Hungary
Grand Cinema Grand Cinema Hassan Hedayat Iran
A Tale of Adam Mickiewicz's 'Forefathers' Eve' Lawa. Opowiesc o 'Dziadach' Adama Mickiewicza Tadeusz Konwicki Poland
The Discarnates Ijintachi to no Natsu Nobuhiko Obayashi Japan
A Visitor to a Museum Posetitel muzeya Konstantin Lopushansky Soviet Union, Switzerland, West Germany
The Icicle Thief Ladri di saponette Maurizio Nichetti Italy
The 15 Year Old Girl La Fille de 15 ans Jacques Doillon France
The Rainbow The Rainbow Ken Russell Great Britain
The Shining Arc Hu guang Zhang Junzhao China
Follow Me Follow Me Maria Knilli West Germany
The Accidental Tourist The Accidental Tourist Lawrence Kasdan United States
The Way Steel Was Tempered Tako se kalio čelik Želimir Žilnik Yugoslavia
A Hoof Here, a Hoof There Kopytem sem, kopytem tam Věra Chytilová Czechoslovakia
Love Lies Mentiras piadosas Arturo Ripstein Mexico
Ironweed Ironweed Héctor Babenco United States
I Never Been in Vienna Nunca estuve en Viena Antonio Larreta Argentina
Jadup and Boel Jadup und boel Rainer Simon East Germany



  1. "16th Moscow International Film Festival (1989)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 March 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2013.

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