34th Berlin International Film Festival

34th Berlin International Film Festival

Festival poster
Opening film Le Bal
Location Berlin, Germany
Founded 1951
Awards Golden Bear (Love Streams)
Number of films 315 films[1]
Festival date 17–28 February 1984
Website http://www.berlinale.de

The 34th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 17–28 February 1984.[2] The festival opened with Le Bal by Ettore Scola.[2] The Golden Bear was awarded to the American film Love Streams directed by John Cassavetes.[3] The retrospective dedicated to German-American actor, screenwriter, producer and film director Ernst Lubitsch was shown at the festival.[4]


Liv Ullmann, Jury President

The following people were announced as being on the jury for the festival:[5]

Films in competition

The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear awards:[1]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
À nos amours Maurice Pialat France
Akelarre Pedro Olea Spain
Ah Ying Boon bin yen Allen Fong Hong Kong
Woman Doctors Ärztinnen Horst Seemann Germany
The Noah's Ark Principle Das Arche Noah Prinzip Roland Emmerich Germany
Das Autogramm Peter Lilienthal Germany
Le Bal Ettore Scola Italy
Champions Champions John Irvin United Kingdom
Crackers Crackers Louis Malle USA
The Dresser The Dresser Peter Yates United Kingdom
Flirt Roberto Russo Italy
Klassenverhältnisse Jean-Marie Straub, Danièle Huillet France
Tight Quarters Könnyü testi sértés György Szomjas Hungary
Love Streams Love Streams John Cassavetes USA
Man Without Memory Kurt Gloor Switzerland
Man Under Suspicion Morgen in Alabama Norbert Kückelmann Germany
Nankyoku Monogatari Koreyoshi Kurahara Japan
Funny Dirty Little War No habrá más penas ni olvido Héctor Olivera Argentina
Rembetiko Costas Ferris Greece
Beauty and the Beast Skønheden og udyret Nils Malmros Denmark
Star 80 Star 80 Bob Fosse USA
De stille Oceaan Digna Sinke Netherlands
Thieves After Dark Les voleurs de la nuit Samuel Fuller France
Wartime Romance Voenno-polevoy roman Pyotr Todorovsky Soviet Union
Xue, zong shi re de Yan Wen China


Winner of the main award for best film in its section
The opening and closing films are screened during the opening and closing ceremonies respectively.


John Cassavetes, winner of the Golden Bear at the event.

The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:[3]


  1. 1 2 "PROGRAMME 1984". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
  2. 1 2 "34th Berlin International Film Festival". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 28 December 2010. Retrieved 21 November 2010.
  3. 1 2 "PRIZES & HONOURS 1984". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 15 October 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
  4. "RETROSPECTIVE". Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  5. "JURIES 1984". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 23 October 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2014.

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