History 35th festival

July 5 - 15, 2000

Carlos Saura

Carlos Saura: Director Carlos Saura received the Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema at this year’s festival. Along with Almodóvar, Saura is one of Spain’s most well-established filmmakers. Throughout much of his career he collaborated with Geraldine Chaplin.


Grand Prix - Crystal Globe
Me You Them / Eu tu eles
Director: Andrucha Waddington
Brazil 1999

Special Jury Prize
The Big Animal / Duze zwirze
Director: Jerzy Stuhr
Poland 2000
ex aequo
Peppermint Candy / Bakha satang
Director: Lee Chang-Dong
Korea 1999

Best Director
Vinko Brešan
for the film Marshal Tito's Spirit / Maršal
Croatia 1999

Best Actress
Regina Casé
for the film Me You Them / Eu tu eles
Brazil 1999

Best Actor
Ian Hart
for the film Aberdeen
Norway, UK 2000
ex aequo
Hamid Farokhnezad
for the film The Bride of Fire / Arous-E Atash
Iran 1999

You can find a complete overview of KVIFF award winners in the final press release.

Poster 2000


Total accredited visitors 9 130, of which:

  • students and film club members 4 886
  • film industry professionals 671
  • journalists 720
  • tickets sold 142 270
  • screenings 536

A total of 293 films were screened.

Edward Norton

Edward Norton: The festival was also visited by the immensely talented actor Edward Norton, who viewers know from Forman’s The People vs. Larry Flynt, among others.

The Grand Jury

  • Abbas Kiarostami, jury president
  • Icíar Bollaínová
  • Saša Gedeon
  • Arik Kaplun
  • Srdjan Karanović
  • Fred Roos
  • Jermek Šinarbajev
  • Dana Vávrová

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