Tuesday, December 6

1997 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or Winner and Nominees

1997 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or Winner

Taste of Cherry Abbas Kiarostami

Taste of Cherry

Abbas Kiarostami

An Iranian man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide.

The Eel Shôhei Imamura

The Eel

Shôhei Imamura

A businessman kills his adulterous wife and is sent to prison. After the release, he opens a barbershop and meets new people, talking almost to no one except an eel he befriended while in prison.

1997 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or Nominees

Assassin(s) Mathieu Kassovitz
Assassin(s)
Mathieu Kassovitz
Destiny Youssef Chahine
Destiny
Youssef Chahine
Funny Games Michael Haneke
Funny Games
Michael Haneke
Happy Together Kar-Wai Wong
Happy Together
Kar-Wai Wong
Kini & Adams Idrissa Ouedraogo
Kini & Adams
Idrissa Ouedraogo
L.A. Confidential Curtis Hanson
L.A. Confidential
Curtis Hanson
Nil by Mouth Gary Oldman
Nil by Mouth
Gary Oldman
She's So Lovely Nick Cassavetes
She’s So Lovely
Nick Cassavetes
The Banned Woman Philippe Harel
The Banned Woman
Philippe Harel
The Brave Johnny Depp
The Brave
Johnny Depp
The End of Violence Wim Wenders
The End of Violence
Wim Wenders
The Ice Storm Ang Lee
The Ice Storm
Ang Lee
The Prince of Homburg Marco Bellocchio
The Prince of Homburg
Marco Bellocchio
The Serpent's Kiss Philippe Rousselot
The Serpent’s Kiss
Philippe Rousselot
The Sweet Hereafter Atom Egoyan
The Sweet Hereafter
Atom Egoyan
The Truce Francesco Rosi
The Truce
Francesco Rosi
The Well Samantha Lang
The Well
Samantha Lang
Welcome to Sarajevo Michael Winterbottom
Welcome to Sarajevo
Michael Winterbottom
Western Manuel Poirier
Western
Manuel Poirier