2001 Cannes Film Festival

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2001 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 54th Cannes Film Festival.[1]
Opening filmMoulin Rouge!
Closing filmLes âmes fortes
LocationCannes, France
Founded1946
AwardsPalme d'Or (The Son's Room)[2]
Hosted byCharlotte Rampling
No. of films23 (En Competition)[3]
24 (Un Certain Regard)
10 (Out of Competition)
20 (Cinéfondation)
12 (Short Film)
Festival date9 May 2001 (2001-05-09) – 20 May 2001 (2001-05-20)
Websitefestival-cannes.com/en
Cannes Film Festival

The 54th Cannes Film Festival started on 9 May and ran until 20 May 2001. Norwegian actress and director Liv Ullmann was the Jury President. The Palme d'Or went to the Italian film The Son's Room by Nanni Moretti.[1][4][5][6]

The festival opened with Moulin Rouge!, directed by Baz Luhrmann[7][8] and closed with Les âmes fortes, directed by Raúl Ruiz.[9] The Un Certain Regard section opened with 'R Xmas directed by Abel Ferrara and closed with The Words of My Father (Le parole di mio padre) directed by Francesca Comencini.[10][11]

2001 Un Certain Regard poster.[12]

Juries[edit]

Liv Ullmann, Jury President
Ariane Ascaride, Un Certain Regard Jury President

Main competition[edit]

The following people were appointed as the Jury for the feature films of the 2001 Official Selection:[13]

Un Certain Regard[edit]

The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 2001 Un Certain Regard:

  • Ariane Ascaride, French actress - Jury President
  • Virginie Apiou, French film critic
  • François-Guillaume Lorrain, French film critic
  • Florence Malraux, French film critic
  • Thomas Sotinel, French film critic

Cinéfondation and Short Film Competition[edit]

The following people were appointed as the Jury of the Cinéfondation and short films competition:

Camera d'Or[edit]

The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 2001 Camera d'Or:

  • Maria de Medeiros, Portuguese actress and director - Jury President
  • Loïc Barbier, cinephile
  • Stefano Della Casa, critic
  • Sophie Denize, representative of the technical industries
  • Franck Garbaz, critic
  • Mercedes Goiz, critic
  • Dominique Le Rigoleur, cinematographer
  • Claire Simon, director

Official Selection[edit]

In Competition[edit]

The following feature films competed for the Palme d'Or:[3]

English Title Original Title Director(s) Production Country
Desert Moon 月の砂漠 Shinji Aoyama Japan
Distance Hirokazu Kore-eda
I'm Going Home Je rentre à la maison / Vou para Casa Manoel de Oliveira France, Portugal
In Praise of Love Éloge de l'amour Jean-Luc Godard France, Switzerland
Kandahar قندهار Mohsen Makhmalbaf Iran
The Man Who Wasn't There Joel Coen United States
Millennium Mambo 千禧曼波 Hou Hsiao-hsien Taiwan
Moulin Rouge! (opening film) Baz Luhrmann Australia, United States
Mulholland Drive David Lynch United States, France
No Man's Land Ничија земља Danis Tanović Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Belgium
The Officers' Ward La Chambre des officiers François Dupeyron France
Pau and His Brother Pau i el seu germà Marc Recha Spain, France
The Piano Teacher La Pianiste Michael Haneke France, Austria, Germany
The Pledge Sean Penn United States
The Profession of Arms Il mestiere delle armi Ermanno Olmi Italy
Replay La répétition Catherine Corsini France, Canada
Roberto Succo Cédric Kahn France
Shrek Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson United States
Taurus Телец Alexander Sokurov Russia
The Son's Room La stanza del figlio Nanni Moretti Italy
Va savoir (Who Knows?) Va savoir Jacques Rivette France
Warm Water Under a Red Bridge 赤い橋の下のぬるい水 Shōhei Imamura Japan
What Time Is It There? 你那邊幾點 Tsai Ming-liang Taiwan

Un Certain Regard[edit]

The following films were selected for the competition of Un Certain Regard:[3]

Films out of competition[edit]

The following films were selected to be screened out of competition:[3]

Cinéfondation[edit]

The following films were selected for the competition of Cinéfondation:[3]

  • Antiromantika by Nariman Turebayev
  • Bucarest - Vienne 8: 15 by Cătălin Mitulescu
  • Crow Stone by Alicia Duffy
  • Dai Bi by Chao Yang
  • Fuldmane Vanvid by Anders Worm
  • I Can Fly To You But You... by Young-Nam Kim
  • J'espère, J'attends by Ewa Banaszkiewicz
  • L'age Tendre by Eric Forestier
  • La Cire, Ça Fait Mal by Maya Dreifuss
  • Le Jour Où Toshi Est Né by Hikaru Yoshikawa
  • Les Yeux Devorants by Syllas Tzoumerkas
  • Martin Quatre Ans by Ben Hackworth
  • Monsieur William, Les Traces D'une Vie Possible by Denis Gaubert
  • Portrait by Sergei Luchishin
  • Premiere Experience De Mort by Aida Begić
  • Reparation by Jens Jonsson
  • Svetlo by David Sukup
  • Telecommande by Ethan Tobman
  • Un Veau Pleurait, La Nuit by John Shank
  • Zero Deficit by Ruth Mader

Short film competition[edit]

The following short films competed for the Short Film Palme d'Or:[3]

Parallel sections[edit]

International Critics' Week[edit]

The following films were screened for the 40th International Critics' Week (40e Semaine de la Critique):[14]

Feature film competition

Short film competition

  • Le Dos au mur by Bruno Collet (France)
  • Eat by Bill Plympton (United States)
  • Forklift Driver Klaus – The First Day on the Job (Staplerfahrer Klaus - Der erste Arbeitstag) by Jörg Wagner and Stefan Prehn (Germany)
  • Field by Duane Hopkins (United Kingdom)
  • L'Enfant de la haute mer by L. Gabrielli, P. Marteel, M. Renoux and M. Tourret (France)
  • Stranger and Native (Biganeh va boumi) by Ali Mohammad Ghasem (Iran)
  • Noche de Bodas by Carlos Cuarón (Mexico)

Special screenings

Directors' Fortnight[edit]

The following films were screened for the 2001 Directors' Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalizateurs):[15]

Awards[edit]

Nanni Moretti, Palme d'Or winner
Michael Haneke, Gran Prix winner

Official awards[edit]

The following films and people received the 2001 Official selection awards:[2][1][4]

Un Certain Regard

Cinéfondation

Golden Camera

Short Films

Independent awards[edit]

FIPRESCI Prizes[16][4]

Commission Supérieure Technique

Ecumenical Jury[17]

Award of the Youth[4]

Awards in the frame of International Critics' Week[18][4]

Awards in the frame of Directors' Fortnight[4]

Association Prix François Chalais

References[edit]

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