1985 Cannes Film Festival

Palme d'OrWhen Father Was Away on Business, Emir Kusturica (Yugoslavia)
Special Jury PrizeBirdy, Alan Parker (United States)
Best ActorWilliam Hurt, Kiss of the Spider Woman (United States/Brazil)
Best ActressNorma Aleandro, The Official Story (Argentina)
Cher, Mask (United States)
DirectionAndré Téchiné, Rendez-vous (France)
Artistic ContributionJohn Bailey, visual concept; Eiko Ishioka, set design; and Philip Glass, music, Mishima (United States)
Camera d'Or for Film DebutOriane, Fina Torres (Venezuela/France)
TechniqueInsignificance, Nicholas Roeg (United States)
Jury PrizeColonel Redl, Istvan Szabo (Hungary/Germany/Austria)
Palme d'Or for Short FilmMarriage, Slav Bakalov and Roman Petkov
Fipresci Prize
Competing FilmWhen Father Was Away on Business, Emir Kusturica (Yugoslavia)
Non-Competing FilmThe Purple Rose of Cairo, Woody Allen (United States)