Berlin International Film Festival 1968

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The 1968 Berlin International Film Festival took place from June 21 to July 2, 1968.


The following films were shown in the official competition:

Movie title Director Country of production Actor (selection)
13 days in France Claude Lelouch , François Reichenbach France Documentary about the 1968 Winter Olympics
The bandits of Milan Carlo Lizzani Italy Gian Maria Volontè
Charly Ralph Nelson United States Cliff Robertson , Claire Bloom , Lilia Skala
Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach Jean-Marie Straub Germany , Italy Christiane Lang , Gustav Leonhardt
Come l'amore Enzo Muzii Italy
The Ernie Game Don Owen Canada Alexis Kanner , Leonard Cohen
L'homme qui ment Alain Robbe-Grillet France , Czechoslovakia Sylvie Bréal , Zuzana Kocúriková , Jean-Louis Trintignant
Hunger for love Nelson Pereira dos Santos Brazil
India '67 S. Sukhdev India documentary
Signs of life Werner Herzog Germany Peter Brogle , Wolfgang Reichmann
The girl Nanami Susumu Hani Japan
The gates of paradise Andrzej Wajda Great Britain , Yugoslavia Lionel Stander , Ferdy Mayne , Mathieu Carrière
Peppermint Frappe Carlos Saura Spain Geraldine Chaplin
You are out Jan Troell Sweden Per Oscarsson
Moment of truth Orson Welles France Jeanne Moreau , Orson Welles
The day of the owl Damiano Damiani Italy , France Claudia Cardinale , Franco Nero , Lee J. Cobb
To grab the ring Nikolai van der Heyde Netherlands Ben Carruthers , Françoise Brion , Liesbeth List
Innocence without protection Dušan Makavejev Yugoslavia documentary
U raskoraku Milenko Strbac Yugoslavia
Weekend Jean-Luc Godard Italy , France Mireille Darc
Two girlfriends (out of competition) Claude Chabrol Italy , France Jean-Louis Trintignant , Jacqueline Sassard , Stéphane Audran

International jury

The jury president this year was the Spaniard Luis García Berlanga . He headed the following jury: Georges de Beauregard (France), Gordon Hitchens (USA), Domenico Meccoli (Italy), Carl-Eric Nordberg (Sweden), Karsten Peters (Germany), Peter Schamoni (Germany) and Alexander Walker (Great Britain) .

Award winners

Further prices

  • FIPRESCI Prize : Innocence Without Protection by Dušan Makavejev
  • Youth Film Award : Come l'amore by Enzo Muzii
  • FIPRESCI honorary award for her life's work: Asta Nielsen