|Through an Open Window|
|Directed by||Eric Mendelsohn|
|Produced by||Rocco Caruso|
|Written by||Eric Mendelsohn|
|Starring||F. Murray Abraham|
|Edited by||Joe Furey|
Through an Open Window is a 1993 American short film directed by Eric Mendelsohn. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival.
A short film is any motion picture not long enough to be considered a feature film. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences defines a short film as "an original motion picture that has a running time of 40 minutes or less, including all credits". In the United States, short films were generally termed short subjects from the 1920s into the 1970s when confined to two 35mm reels or less, and featurettes for a film of three or four reels. "Short" was an abbreviation for either term.
Eric Mendelsohn is an American film director and screenwriter. Two of his films have been screened in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes: Through an Open Window in 1992 and Judy Berlin in 1999., which won the Directing Award at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival. His third film, 3 Backyards, also earned the Directing Award at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010, making him the only person in history to receive that honor twice. Mendelsohn also co-wrote the screenplay of the 2017 film Love After Love with Russell Harbaugh.
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The Palme d'Or is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. It was introduced in 1955 by the festival's organizing committee. Previously, from 1939 to 1954, the highest prize at the festival was the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film. In 1964, The Palme d'Or was replaced again by the Grand Prix, before being reintroduced in 1975.
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