History 31st festival

July 5 - 13, 1996

Gregory Peck

Gregory Peck: The Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema was awarded to Hollywood actor Gregory Peck.


Grand Prix - Crystal Globe
Prisoner of the Mountains / Kavkazskij plennik
Director: Sergej Bodrov
Russia, Kazakhstan 1995

Special Jury Prize
Svatá Klára / Clara Hakadusha
Director: Ari Folman, Ori Sivan
Israel 1996

Best Director
Péter Gothár
for the film Letgohand Vaska (A Tale from the Labour Camp) / Hagyjállógva Vászka
Hungary 1995

Best Actress
Marisa Paredes
for the film The Flower of My Secret / La flor de mi secreto
Spain 1995

Best Actor
Pierre Richard
for the film A Chef in Love / Les 1001 recettes d´un cuisinier amoureux
France, Georgia 1996

Poster 1996


  • Total accredited visitors 5 900
  • tickets sold - ca. 80 000
  • screenings 341
  • a total of 251 films were presented
Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg: The festival was also visited by Whoopi Goldberg who has employed her comedy talent in such films as the Oscar-winning Ghost and the box-office hit comedy Sister Act.

The Grand Jury

  • Regis Wargnier, jury president
  • Emile Fallaux
  • Vera Gyürey
  • Jaromil Jireš
  • Arnošt Lustig
  • Boleslav Michalek
  • Julia Ormond
  • Ivan Passer
  • Beki Probst

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