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1983 Cannes Film Festival

1983 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 36th Cannes Film Festival, adapted from an original drawing by Akira Kurosawa.[1]
Opening film The King of Comedy
Closing film WarGames
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Narayama Bushiko)
Number of films 22 (In Competition)[2]
16 (Un Certain Regard)
13 (Out of Competition)
10 (Short Film)
Festival date 7 May 1983 (1983-05-07) – 19 May 1983 (1983-05-19)

The 36th Cannes Film Festival was held on May 7–19, 1983. The Palme d'Or went to the Narayama Bushiko by Shōhei Imamura.[3][4]

The festival opened with The King of Comedy, directed by Martin Scorsese and closed with WarGames, directed by John Badham.[5][6][7]


Feature film competition

Un Certain Regard

Films out of competition

Short film competition

International Critics' Week

Feature films



  1. ^ "Posters 1983". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1983 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "1983 - wounded Festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1983 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "JERRY LEWIS IS THE KING AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL". The New York Times. 9 May 1983. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Great Cannes Openers". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  7. ^ Dionne Jr, E.J. (11 May 1983). "POLITICS PLAYING A PART A CANNES FILM FESTIVAL". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  8. ^ 30 June 2011 – Ranjana Dave (30 June 2011). "The meaning in movement". The Asian Age. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 

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