34th Berlin International Film Festival

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34th Berlin International Film Festival
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Festival poster
Opening film The Noah's Ark Principle
Location West Berlin, Germany
Founded1951
Awards Golden Bear ( Love Streams )
No. of films315 films [1]
Festival date17–28 February 1984
Website http://www.berlinale.de
Berlin International Film Festival chronology

The 34th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 17–28 February 1984. [2] The festival opened with The Noah's Ark Principle by Roland Emmerich. [3] The Golden Bear was awarded to the American film Love Streams directed by John Cassavetes. [4] The retrospective was dedicated to German-American actor, screenwriter, producer and film director Ernst Lubitsch. [5] The Honorary Golden Bear was awarded to American director Jules Dassin and Greek actress Melina Mercouri and the Homage section was dedicated to the couple. [6]

Contents

Jury

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Liv Ullmann, Jury President

The following people were announced as being on the jury for the festival: [7]

Films in competition

The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear: [1]

English titleOriginal titleDirector(s)Country
À nos amours Maurice Pialat France
Akelarre Pedro Olea Spain
Ah Ying Boon bin yen Allen Fong Hong Kong
Woman Doctors Ärztinnen Horst Seemann East Germany
The Noah's Ark Principle Das Arche Noah Prinzip Roland Emmerich West Germany
Das Autogramm Peter Lilienthal West Germany
Le Bal Ettore Scola France
Champions Champions John Irvin United Kingdom
Crackers Crackers Louis Malle USA
The Dresser The Dresser Peter Yates United Kingdom
Flirt Roberto Russo Italy
Klassenverhältnisse Jean-Marie Straub, Danièle Huillet West Germany
Tight Quarters Könnyü testi sértés György Szomjas Hungary
Love Streams Love Streams John Cassavetes USA
Man Without Memory Kurt Gloor Switzerland
Man Under Suspicion Morgen in Alabama Norbert Kückelmann West Germany
Nankyoku Monogatari Koreyoshi Kurahara Japan
Funny Dirty Little War No habrá más penas ni olvido Héctor Olivera Argentina
Rembetiko Costas Ferris Greece
Beauty and the Beast Skønheden og udyret Nils Malmros Denmark
Star 80 Star 80 Bob Fosse USA
De stille Oceaan Digna Sinke Belgium
Thieves After Dark Les voleurs de la nuit Samuel Fuller France
Wartime Romance Voenno-polevoy roman Pyotr Todorovsky Soviet Union
Xue, zong shi re de Yan Wen China

Out of competition

Key

Winner of the main award for best film in its section
The opening and closing films are screened during the opening and closing ceremonies respectively.

Retrospective

The following films were shown in the retrospective dedicated to Ernst Lubitsch 1914-1933: [8]

English titleOriginal titleDirector(s)Country
Anna Boleyn Anna Boleyn Ernst Lubitsch Germany
Broken Lullaby Ernst Lubitsch USA
Carmen Carmen Ernst Lubitsch Germany
The Merry Jail Das fidele Gefängnis Ernst Lubitsch Germany
The Loves of Pharaoh Das Weib des Pharao Ernst Lubitsch Germany
The Pride of the Firm Der Stolz der Firma Carl Wilhelm Germany
Design for Living Ernst Lubitsch USA
The Eyes of the Mummy Ma Die Augen der Mumie Ma Ernst Lubitsch Germany
The Wild Cat Die Bergkatze Ernst Lubitsch Germany
The Flame Die Flamme Ernst Lubitsch Germany
The Doll Die Puppe Ernst Lubitsch Germany
Eternal Love Ernst Lubitsch USA
Forbidden Paradise Ernst Lubitsch USA
I Don't Want to Be a Man Ich möchte kein Mann sein Ernst Lubitsch Germany
If I Had a Million Ernst Lubitsch USA
Kohlhiesel's Daughters Kohlhiesels Töchter Ernst Lubitsch Germany
Lady Windermere's Fan Ernst Lubitsch USA
Madame DuBarry Madame DuBarry Ernst Lubitsch Germany
Monte Carlo Ernst Lubitsch USA
One Hour with You Ernst Lubitsch USA
Romeo and Juliet in the Snow Romeo und Julia im Schnee Ernst Lubitsch Germany
Rosita Ernst Lubitsch USA
Shoe Palace Pinkus Schuhpalast Pinkus Ernst Lubitsch Germany
So This Is Paris Ernst Lubitsch USA
Sumurun Sumurun Ernst Lubitsch Germany
So This Is Paris Ernst Lubitsch USA
The Love Parade Ernst Lubitsch USA
The Marriage Circle Ernst Lubitsch USA
The Smiling Lieutenant Ernst Lubitsch USA
The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg Ernst Lubitsch USA
Three Women Ernst Lubitsch USA
Trouble in Paradise Ernst Lubitsch USA
When Four Do the Same Wenn vier dasselbe tun Ernst Lubitsch Germany

The following films were shown in the retrospective dedicated to Jules Dassin and Melina Mercouri: [8]

English titleOriginal titleDirector(s)Country
10:30 P.M. Summer Jules Dassin USA
A Dream of Passion Κραυγή Γυναικών Kravgi gynaikon Jules Dassin Greece, Switzerland
Brute Force Jules Dassin USA
He Who Must Die Celui qui doit mourir Jules Dassin France
Rififi Du rififi chez les hommes Jules Dassin France
Not a random story. Melina Mercouri - Jules Dassin Keine zufällige Geschichte. Melina Mercouri - Jules Dassin Charlotte Kerr West Germany
Never on Sunday Ποτέ την Κυριακή Poté tin Kyriakí Jules Dassin Greece, USA
Night and the City Jules Dassin United Kingdom
Phaedra Φαίδρα Phaedra Jules Dassin Greece
The Naked City Jules Dassin USA
The Rehearsal Η Δοκιμή I dokimi Jules Dassin Greece, United Kingdom

Awards

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John Cassavetes, winner of the Golden Bear at the event

The following prizes were awarded by the Jury: [4]

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