History 33rd festival

July 3 - 11, 1998

Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas: The big star of the 33rd Karlovy Vary festival was American actor Michael Douglas, who received the Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema.


Grand Prix - Crystal Globe
Streetheart / Le coeur au poing
Director: Charles Binamé
Canada 1998

Special Jury Prize
Full Moon / Děň polnolunija
Director: Karen Šachnazarov
Russia 1998

Best Director
Charles Binamé
for the film Streetheart / Le coeur au poing
Canada 1998

Best Actress
Julia Stiles
for the film Wicked

Best Actor
Olaf Lubaszenko
for the film Sekal Has to Die / Je třeba zabít Sekala
Czech Republic, Poland, France, Slovakia 1998

Poster 1998


  • Total accredited visitors: 7 173
  • tickets sold 120 000
  • screenings 465
  • a total of 213 films presented
Lou Reed

Lou Reed: The festival atmosphere was also livened up by the presence of the legendary Lou Reed.

The Grand Jury

  • Gila Almagor, jury president
  • Vera Belmont
  • Iraklij Kvirikadze
  • Jiří Menzel
  • Gianni Rondolino
  • Jerzy Skolimowski
  • Jerzy Stuhr
  • Maria Zvereva

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