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)
Website festival-cannes.com/en

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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