Berlin International Film Festival 1986
The Berlinale got off to a brilliant start this year with the out-of-competition opening film Ginger and Fred by Federico Fellini . The dancing couple Amelia ( Giulietta Masina ) and Pippo ( Marcello Mastroianni ) brought the Berlinale off to a lively start in memories of Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire .
The following films took part in the competition this year:
The president of the international jury this year was the Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida . She chaired the following jury: Lindsay Anderson (Great Britain), August Coppola (USA), Rudi Fehr (USA), Werner Grassmann (Germany), Otar Iosseliani (USSR), Norbert Kückelmann (Germany), Francoise Maupin (France), Rosaura Revueltas (Mexico), Jerzy Toeplitz (Poland), Naoki Togawa (Japan).
The jury president Gina Lollobrigida distanced herself from the award of the Golden Bear for the film Stammheim .
There was an uproar this year at the award ceremony . Jury President Gina Lollobrigida did not agree with the jury's decision on the winning film and made this public. For the first time in the history of the Berlinale, a jury member broke the command of silence.
- Golden Bear : Stammheim by Reinhard Hauff
Silver bears :
- The fair is over by Nanni Moretti (Special Jury Prize)
- Georgi Schengelaja (best director)
- Charlotte Valandrey in Red Kisses and Marcelia Cartaxo in Sternstunde (best actresses)
- Tuncel Kurtiz in The Little Lamb's Smile (best actor)
- Caravaggio (outstanding individual achievement for the visual design)
- Gonza, the lance fighter (special artistic achievement for his harmonious composition)
- FIPRESCI Prize (competition): Stammheim by Reinhard Hauff
- FIPRESCI Prize (Forum): The Woman from the Province by Andrzej Baranski , Shoah by Claude Lanzmann and Tong nien wang shi by Hou Hsiao-hsien
- Interfilm Award - Otto Dibelius Prize (competition): Camorra by Lina Wertmüller
- Interfilm Award - Otto Dibelius Prize (Forum): The official story of Luis Puenzo
- Caligari Film Prize: Shoah by Claude Lanzmann
- Heinrich Böll Foundation's Peace Film Prize : Half Life by Dennis O'Rourke
- Prize of the Berliner Morgenpost readers' jury : Camorra by Lina Wertmüller
Out of competition
The Berlinale used the following films for their German premieres. They ran in competition, but out of competition:
- Ginger and Fred - Directed by Federico Fellini
- Heal Hitler! - Director: Herbert Achternbusch
- Out of Africa - Director: Sydney Pollack
- Living and Dying in LA - Director: William Friedkin
Children's film festival
For the first time, a jury was formed for the Children's Film Festival that consisted only of children. This became an integral part of the Berlinale in the following years.
Children's film festival prices
- Prize of the children's jury: Mister Doomsday by Bill Miskelly
- UNICEF Prize: Mister Doomsday by Bill Miskelly
- International Film Festival Berlin 1986 in theInternet Movie Database(English)
- 50 Years of the Berlinale - International Film Festival 1951–2000 by Wolfgang Jacobsen
- Berlinale annual archive