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1989 Cannes Film Festival

1989 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 42nd Cannes Film Festival, featuring an original illustration by Ludovic.[1]
Opening film New York Stories
Closing film Old Gringo
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Sex, Lies, and Videotape)
Number of films 22 (En Competition)[2]
19 (Un Certain Regard)
10 (Out of Competition)
10 (Short Film)
Festival date 11 May 1989 (1989-05-11) – 23 May 1989 (1989-05-23)

The 42nd Cannes Film Festival was held on May 11-23, 1989. The Palme d'Or went to the Sex, Lies, and Videotape by Steven Soderbergh.[3][4][5][6]

The festival opened with New York Stories, anthology film directed by Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese and closed with Old Gringo, directed by Luis Puenzo.[7][8][9]


  • Jury 1
  • Feature film competition 2
  • Un Certain Regard 3
  • Films out of competition 4
  • Awards 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7


Wim Wenders, Jury President

Feature film competition

Un Certain Regard

Films out of competition


Steven Soderbergh, winner of the Palme d'Or at the event.


  1. ^ "Posters 1989". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1989 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Americans Big Winners At Cannes Film Fest". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "A Low-budget American Film Soars At Cannes". Chicago Tribune. 25 May 1989. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Canby, Vincent (27 May 1989). "CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK; For the Cannes Winner, Untarnished Celebrity". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "26-YEAR-OLD AMERICAN DIRECTOR TAKES TOP AWARD AT CANNES". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Cannes '89: The Glitter, The Hoopla, The Movies". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  8. ^ "Cannes Director Tries To `Lighten Up` This Year". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  9. ^ "U.S films to open Cannes". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  10. ^ "A Cry in the Dark (1988) - Release dates". Retrieved 2012-06-15. 

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