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1992 Cannes Film Festival


1992 Cannes Film Festival

1992 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 45th Cannes Film Festival, featuring a portrait of American actress Marlene Dietrich by Don English.[1]
Opening film Basic Instinct
Closing film Far and Away
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Den goda viljan)
Number of films 21 (En Competition)[2]
20 (Un Certain Regard)
15 (Out of Competition)
12 (Short Film)
Festival date 7 May 1992 (1992-05-07) – 18 May 1992 (1992-05-18)

The 45th Cannes Film Festival was held on 7–18 May 1992. The Palme d'Or went to the Den goda viljan by Bille August.[3][4]

The festival opened with Basic Instinct, directed by Paul Verhoeven and closed with Far and Away, directed by Ron Howard.[5][6][7]


Gérard Depardieu, Jury President

Feature film competition

Un Certain Regard

Cast and Crew of Basic Instinct, opening film of 1992 Cannes film festival.

Films out of competition

Short film competition


Bille August, winner of the Palme d'Or at the event.


  1. ^ "Posters 1992". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1992 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cannes Film Festival 1992". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1992 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Maslin, Janet (17 May 1992). "FILM VIEW; On the Beach at Cannes With the American Force". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "August Film Tops Cannes". Chicago Tribune. 19 May 1992. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "U.S. films will dominate Cannes film festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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