1985 Cannes Film Festival

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
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)

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