12th Moscow International Film Festival

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12th Moscow International Film Festival
Location Moscow, Soviet Union
Founded1959
AwardsGrand Prix
Festival date7–21 July 1981
Website http://www.moscowfilmfestival.ru

The 12th Moscow International Film Festival was held from 7 to 21 July 1981. [1] The Golden Prizes were awarded to the Brazilian film O Homem que Virou Suco directed by João Batista de Andrade, the Vietnamese film The Abandoned Field: Free Fire Zone directed by Nguyen Hong Shen and the Soviet-French-Swiss film Teheran 43 directed by Aleksandr Alov and Vladimir Naumov.

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Jury

Films in competition

The following films were selected for the main competition:

English titleOriginal titleDirector(s)Production country
Ali in Wonderland Ali au pays des mirages Ahmed Rachedi Algeria
Al Qadisiyya Al Qadisiyya Salah Abu Seif Iraq
Jeppe på bjerget Jeppe pa bjerget Kaspar Rostrup Denmark
The Pale Light of Sorrow Lumina palidă a durerii Iulian Mihu Romania
Der Bockerer Der Bockerer Franz Antel Austria, West Germany
Brothers and Sisters Brothers and Sisters Richard Woolley Great Britain
Temporary Paradise Ideiglenes paradicsom András Kovács Hungary
O Homem que Virou Suco O Homem que Virou Suco João Batista de Andrade Brazil
Gary Cooper, Who Art in Heaven Gary Cooper, que estás en los cielos Pilar Miró Spain
Tree Dzhamal Derevo Dzhamal Khodzhakuli Narliev Soviet Union
Diva Diva Jean-Jacques Beineix France
Savage Breed Razza selvaggia Pasquale Squitieri Italy
For Freedom! For Freedom! Ola Balogun Nigeria, Great Britain
Yo Ho Ho Yo Ho Ho Zako Heskiya Bulgaria
Bloody Season Fasl-e khoon Habib Kavosh Iran
Muddy River Doro no kawa Kōhei Oguri Japan
Belønningen Belønningen Bjørn Lien Norway
Our Daughter Notre fille Daniel Kamwa Cameroon, France
Our Short Life Unser kurzes Leben Lothar Warneke East Germany
Kalyug Kalyug Shyam Benegal India
The Moth Ćma Tomasz Zygadło Poland
Night by the Seashore Yö meren rannalla Erkko Kivikoski Finland
The Abandoned Field: Free Fire Zone Cánh đồng hoang Nguyễn Hồng Sến Vietnam
Guardafronteras Guardafronteras Octavio Cortázar Cuba
Sentimental Sentimental (requiem para un amigo) Sergio Renán Argentina
Peacetime in Paris Sezona mira u Parizu Predrag Golubović Yugoslavia, France
The Pretenders De Pretenders Jos Stelling Netherlands
Seduction La seducción Arturo Ripstein Mexico
Escape to Victory Escape to Victory John Huston United States
Bikaya suar Bikaya suar Nabil Maleh Syria
Teheran 43 Tegeran 43 Aleksandr Alov, Vladimir Naumov Soviet Union, France, Switzerland
Trokadero Trokadero Klaus Emmerich West Germany, Austria
Bye, See You Monday Au revoir... à lundi Maurice Dugowson Canada, France
Morning Undersea Manhã Submersa Lauro António Portugal
Pictures Pictures Michael Black New Zealand
Khatan-Bator Khatan-Bator G. Jigjidsuren Mongolia
The Charter Trip Sällskapsresan Lasse Åberg Sweden
The Man with the Carnation O anthropos me to garyfallo Nikos Tzimas Greece
Ta chvíle, ten okamžik Ta chvíle, ten okamžik Jiří Sequens Czechoslovakia
El caso Huayanay El caso Huayanay Federico García Peru

Awards

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References

  1. "12th Moscow International Film Festival (1981)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 21 April 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2013.