The 17th Moscow International Film Festival was held from 8 to 19 July 1991. The Golden St. George was awarded to the Soviet-German film Spotted Dog Running at the Edge of the Sea directed by Karen Gevorkian.
|17th Moscow International Film Festival|
|Festival date||8 – 19 July 1991|
The following films were selected for the main competition:
|English title||Original title||Director(s)||Production country|
|Silent Gunpowder||Gluvi barut||Bato Čengić||Yugoslavia|
|Class Action||Class Action||Michael Apted||United States|
|Itt a szabadság!||Itt a szabadság!||Péter Vajda||Hungary|
|The Doors||The Doors||Oliver Stone||United States|
|Homework||La tarea||Jaime Humberto Hermosillo||Mexico|
|Don Juan in Hell||Don Juan en los infiernos||Gonzalo Suárez||Spain|
|War in the Land of Egypt||Al-moaten Masry||Salah Abu Seif||Egypt|
|Madame Bovary||Madame Bovary||Claude Chabrol||France|
|The Wedding Maidens||Chujia nu||Jin Wang||China|
|Always & Forever||Immer und ewig||Samir||Switzerland|
|The Bet||Zakład||Teresa Kotlarczyk||Poland|
|Spotted Dog Running at the Edge of the Sea||Pegiy pyos, Begushchiy kraem morya||Karen Gevorkian||Soviet Union, Germany|
|Towards Evening||Verso sera||Francesca Archibugi||Italy, France|
|The Way to Cheong Song||Cheongsongeuro ganeun kil||Lee Doo-yong||South Korea|
|Matti Manushulu||Matti Manushulu||B. Narsing Rao||India|
|The Garden||The Garden||Derek Jarman||United Kingdom, Germany|
|The Adjuster||The Adjuster||Atom Egoyan||Canada|
|Sons of Bitches||Sukiny deti||Leonid Filatov||Soviet Union|
|Walerjan Wrobel's Homesickness||Das Heimweh des Walerjan Wróbel||Rolf Schübel||Germany|
|Cup Final||Gmar gavi'a||Eran Riklis||Israel|
Branislav Lečić (Serbian Cyrillic: Бранислав Лечић; born 25 August 1955) is a Serbian actor and politician.
Known for his versatile portrayals of emotionally vulnerable characters with strong senses of moral justice, Lečić has composed a prolific repertoire in theatre, film and television. In his four decade long career, he has garnered critical praise and numerous accolades, including the Golden Arena for Best Actor, the Silver St. George Award for Best Actor at the 17th Moscow International Film Festival, four Serbian Oscars of Popualrity, three Emperor Constantin Awards, four Ljubinka Bobić Awards and five Mediterranean Awards.
Lečić, politically active, served as the Minister of Culture and Media from 2001 to 2004.Class Action (film)
Class Action is a 1991 American legal drama film directed by Michael Apted. Gene Hackman and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio star; Laurence Fishburne, Colin Friels, Fred Dalton Thompson, and Donald Moffat are also featured. The film was entered into the 17th Moscow International Film Festival.Don Juan in Hell (film)
Don Juan in Hell (Spanish: Don Juan en los infiernos) is a 1991 Spanish drama film directed by Gonzalo Suárez. It was entered into the 17th Moscow International Film Festival.Homework (1991 film)
Homework (Spanish: La tarea) is a 1991 Mexican drama film directed by Jaime Humberto Hermosillo. It was entered into the 17th Moscow International Film Festival where it won a Special Mention. The film was selected as the Mexican entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 64th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.Jaime Humberto Hermosillo
Jaime Humberto Hermosillo Delgado (born 22 January 1942) is a Mexican film director, often compared to Spain's Pedro Almodóvar.
Born in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, in center Mexico, Hermosillo's films often explore the hypocrisy of middle-class Mexican values.
He worked with Gabriel García Márquez on "Mary My Dearest" in 1979 and "The Summer of Miss Forbes" in 1988. His 1991 film Homework was entered into the 17th Moscow International Film Festival where it won a Special Mention.Hermosillo currently teaches film-making at the University of Guadalajara and has recently collaborated with his students on various projects.Romeo (1990 film)
Romeo is a 1990 Dutch drama film directed by Rita Horst, starring Monique van de Ven and Johan Leysen. It was entered into the 17th Moscow International Film Festival.Spotted Dog Running at the Edge of the Sea
Spotted Dog Running at the Edge of the Sea (Russian: Пегий пёс, бегущий краем моря, translit. Pegiy pyos, Begushchiy kraem morya) is a 1991 Soviet drama film directed by Karen Gevorkian. It won the Golden St. George and the Prix FIPRESCI at the 17th Moscow International Film Festival.The Bet (1990 film)
The Bet (Polish: Zakład) is a 1990 Polish drama film directed by Teresa Kotlarczyk. It was entered into the 17th Moscow International Film Festival.Towards Evening
Towards Evening (Italian: Verso sera) is a 1990 Italian drama film directed by Francesca Archibugi. It was entered into the 17th Moscow International Film Festival. For her performance Zoe Incrocci was awarded with a David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress and a Silver Ribbon in the same category. The film also won the David di Donatello for Best Film and the Nastro d'Argento for Best Actor (to Marcello Mastroianni).