Cannes 1984 - Compétition

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Jury présidé par Dirk Bogarde

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1. Paris, Texas (1984)

R | 145 min | Drama

8.1
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Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément

Votes: 59,404 | Gross: $2.18M

Palme d'Or Prix de la Critique Internationale - F.I.P.R.E.S.C.I. Ex-aequo Prix du Jury Œcuménique

2. Un dimanche à la campagne (1984)

G | 90 min | Drama

7.9
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An elderly painter whose son visits with his family on the weekends, is also surprised by a visit from his still-single daughter.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Louis Ducreux, Michel Aumont, Sabine Azéma, Geneviève Mnich

Votes: 1,776 | Gross: $2.41M

Prix de la mise en scène

3. Cal (1984)

R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller, Romance

6.7
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Cal, a young man on the fringes of the IRA, falls in love with Marcella, a Catholic woman whose husband, a Protestant policeman, was killed one year earlier by the IRA.

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Helen Mirren, John Lynch, Donal McCann, John Kavanagh

Votes: 1,184

Prix d'interprétation féminine pour Helen Mirren

4. Los santos inocentes (1984)

PG | 107 min | Drama

8.2
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Spain, 1960s. People from a very poor family work in the country, at the service of a rich family of landowners...

Director: Mario Camus | Stars: Alfredo Landa, Terele Pávez, Belén Ballesteros, Juan Sachez

Votes: 2,671

Double prix d'interprétation masculine pour Alfredo Landa et Francisco Rabal Prix du Jury Œcuménique - Mention Spéciale

5. The Element of Crime (1984)

Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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A cop in a dystopian Europe investigates a serial killings suspect using controversial methods written by his now disgraced former mentor.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Michael Elphick, Esmond Knight, Me Me Lai, Jerold Wells

Votes: 7,769

Grand Prix de la Commission Supérieure Technique

6. Taxidi sta Kythira (1984)

120 min | Drama

7.8
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An old communist returns to Greece after 32 years in the Soviet Union. However, things aren't the way he had hoped for.

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Manos Katrakis, Mairi Hronopoulou, Dionysis Papagiannopoulos, Dora Volanaki

Votes: 1,565

Prix de la Critique Internationale - F.I.P.R.E.S.C.I. Ex-aequo Prix du meilleur scénario original

7. Another Country (1984)

PG | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Based on the life of the young Guy Burgess, who would become better known as one of the Cambridge Spies.

Director: Marek Kanievska | Stars: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Michael Jenn, Robert Addie

Votes: 4,354

Prix de la meilleure contribution artistique au Festival International du Film

8. Diary for My Children (1984)

Unrated | 106 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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From one of the foremost woman directors comes a personal story of how history and the individual impact each other. A young woman (Juli) returns to her homeland only to find the horrors she escaped have infected it also.

Director: Márta Mészáros | Stars: Zsuzsa Czinkóczi, Teri Földi, Anna Polony, Jan Nowicki

Votes: 313

Grand Prix Spécial du Jury

9. Bayan ko: Kapit sa patalim (1984)

108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Arturo and his wife, Luz Manalastas, both work in a printing press. After Luz becomes pregnant, Arturo ("Turing") is forced to ask for a raise. When he does so, his boss asks him to sign a ... See full summary »

Director: Lino Brocka | Stars: Phillip Salvador, Gina Alajar, Venchito Galvez, Ariosto Reyes Jr.

Votes: 71

10. Dges game utenebia (1984)

138 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: Lana Gogoberidze | Stars: Darejan Kharshiladze, Tamari Skhirtladze, Guram Pirtskhalava, Irakli Khizanishvili

Votes: 13

11. Henry IV (1984)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama

6.4
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The story begins at a medieval dressing party. A man, dressed as the King Enrico IV, falls from his horse and hits his head. This causes him serious lesions and gets insane, believing he is... See full summary »

Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Claudia Cardinale, Leopoldo Trieste, Paolo Bonacelli

Votes: 214

12. Ghare-Baire (1984)

140 min | Drama

7.7
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When the movie opens, a woman is recalling the events that molded her perspective on the world. Years ago, her husband, a wealthy Western-educated landowner, challenged tradition by ... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Victor Banerjee, Swatilekha Sengupta, Gopa Aich

Votes: 847

13. La pirate (1984)

88 min | Drama

5.8
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With the help of a couple of her oddball friends, a woman takes her former lesbian lover to a hotel to convince her that their affair shouldn't end. After much shouting and some sex, things complicate when the lover's husband shows up.

Director: Jacques Doillon | Stars: Jane Birkin, Maruschka Detmers, Philippe Léotard, Andrew Birkin

Votes: 197

14. Quilombo (1984)

114 min | Drama

6.6
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Palmares is a 17th-century quilombo, a settlement of escaped slaves in northeast Brazil. In 1650, plantation slaves revolt and head for the mountains where they find others led by the aged ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Diegues | Stars: Bené Batista, Jonas Bloch, Zózimo Bulbul, Emmanuel Cavalcanti

Votes: 355

15. Success Is the Best Revenge (1984)

R | 91 min | Drama

6.4
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Poland is under communist rule. An exiled Polish theater director is in England, enthusiastically preparing an abstract play which will criticize the authoritarian Polish government. His sons might not share his political views, though.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Michael York, Joanna Szczerbic, Michal Skolimowski, Józef Skolimowski

Votes: 152

16. The Bounty (1984)

PG | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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63 Metascore

Fed up with their captain's harsh discipline, a sailing ship crew decides to take action.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox

Votes: 19,824 | Gross: $8.60M

17. Under the Volcano (1984)

R | 112 min | Drama

7.1
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The last 24 hours in the life of Geoffrey Firmin, a lonely, depressed English consul who retreats to alcohol for solace.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Albert Finney, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Andrews, Ignacio López Tarso

Votes: 3,979 | Gross: $2.56M

18. Vigil (1984)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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A lonely girl living on an isolated, mist-cloaked farm is confronted with the changes wrought by a stranger that arrives.

Director: Vincent Ward | Stars: Penelope Stewart, Frank Whitten, Bill Kerr, Fiona Kay

Votes: 365

19. Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)

R | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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A geologist employed by an Australian mining company finds himself disputing the rights of some aborigines who believe their land to be sacred.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Bruce Spence, Wandjuk Marika, Roy Marika, Ray Barrett

Votes: 1,675