1984 Cannes Film Festival

1984 Cannes Film Festival

Official poster of the 37th Cannes Film Festival, adapted from an original film set by Alexandre Trauner.[1]
Opening film Fort Saganne
Closing film The Bounty
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Paris, Texas)
Number of films 19 (In Competition)[2]
14 (Un Certain Regard)
5 (Out of Competition)
10 (Short Film)
Festival date 11 May 1984 (1984-05-11) – 23 May 1984 (1984-05-23)
Website festival-cannes.com/en

The 37th Cannes Film Festival was held on 11–23 May 1984. The Palme d'Or went to the Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders.[3][4][5]

The festival opened with Fort Saganne, directed by Alain Corneau and closed with The Bounty, directed by Roger Donaldson.[6][7][8][9][10]


Dirk Bogarde, Jury President

Feature film competition

Un Certain Regard

Films out of competition

Short film competition


Wim Wenders, winner of the Palme d'Or at the event.


  1. "Posters 1984". Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  2. "Official Selection 1984 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  3. "AS JURY PONDERS, CANNES CUTS DEALS". The New York Times. 23 May 1984. Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  4. "1984 - Forts in Cannes". Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  5. "List of winners of the 1984 festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  6. DIONNE Jr, E. J. (12 May 1984). "CANNES FESTIVAL OPENS WITHOUT THE '83 FANFARE". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  7. Vinocur, John (14 May 1984). "A FESTIVAL OF TRAILERS IS FEATURED AT CANNES". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  8. "Fort Saganne: Interview with Philippe Noiret, the opening of the Cannes Film Festival (1984)". Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  9. "IT WAS U.S.A. WEEKEND AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL". The New York Times. 21 May 1984. Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  10. "The closing films at Cannes". Retrieved 10 December 2013.

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