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CANNES '99: Competition Film Lineup

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire April 22, 1999 at 2:0AM

Competition Film lineup for the 1999 Cannes Film Festival
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Competition Film lineup for the 1999 Cannes Film Festival

By Eugene Hernandez


"The Barber of Siberia," directed by Nikita Mikhalkov (opening film)

"An Ideal Husband," directed by Oliver Parker (closing film)


"Todo Sobre mi Madre," directed by Pedro Almodovar

"La Balia," directed by Marco Bellocchio

"Pola X," directed by Leos Carax

"L'Empereur et L'Assasin," directed by Chen Kaige

"Rosetta," directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne

"Felicia's Journey," directed by Atom Egoyan

"Kadosh," directed by Amos Gitai

"8 1/2 Woman," directed by Peter Greenaway

"Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai," directed by Jim Jarmusch

"Kikujiro No Natsu," directed by Takeshi Kitano

"The Straight Story," directed by David Lynch

"Ghesse Haye Kish," directed by Moshen Makhmalbaf

"A Carta," directed by Manoel de Oliveira

"El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba," directed by Arturo Ripstein

"The Cradle Wil Rock," directed by Tim Robbins



"Limbo," directed by John Sayles

"Moloch," directed by Alexandre Sokourov

"Wonderland," directed by Michael Winterbottom

"Love Will Tear Us Apart," directed by Yu Lik Wai

"L'Humanite," directed by Bruno Dumont

"Nos Vies Heureuses," directed by Jacques Maillot

"Le Temps Retrouve," directed by Raoul Ruiz

Films in competition compete for the following awards:

Palme d'Or

Grand Jury Prize

Best Actress

Best Actor

Best Director

Best Screenplay