2000 Cannes Film Festival

2000 Cannes Film Festival

Official poster of the 53rd Cannes Film Festival featuring an original illustration by Italian artist Lorenzo Mattotti.[1]
Opening film Vatel
Closing film Stardom
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Dancer in the Dark)
Hosted by Virginie Ledoyen[2]
Number of films 23 (En Competition)[3]
22 (Un Certain Regard)
11 (Out of Competition)
13 (Cinéfondation)
11 (Short Film)
Festival date 14 May 2000 (2000-05-14) – 25 May 2000 (2000-05-25)
Website festival-cannes.com/en

The 2000 Cannes Film Festival started on 14 May and ran until 25 May. The Palme d'Or went to the Danish film Dancer in the Dark by Lars von Trier.[4][5]

The festival opened with Vatel, directed by Roland Joffé[6][7] and closed with Stardom, directed by Denys Arcand.[8][9]


Luc Besson, Jury President

Films in Competition

Un Certain Regard

2000 Un Certain Regard poster featuring a still of Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina by Bud Fraker.[10]

Films out of Competition


Lars Von Trier, winner of the Palme d'Or at the event


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  3. "Official Selection 2000 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013.
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  5. "2000 Cannes Film Festival". Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  6. "Review Vatel ees a disastaire". Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  7. "Joffe's Vatel to open Cannes". Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  8. "Lions Gate seals US deal on Cannes closer Stardom". Retrieved 12 December 2013.
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