1988 Cannes Film Festival

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Palme d'OrPelle the Conqueror, Bille August (Denmark/Sweden)
Special Jury PrizeA World Apart, Chris Menges (United States)
Best ActorForest Whitaker, Bird (United States)
Best ActressBarbara Hershey, Jodhi May and Linda Mvusi, A World Apart (United States)
DirectionFernando E. Solanas, The South (Argentina)
Artistic CollaborationPeter Greenaway, Drowning by Numbers (United Kingdom)
Camera d'Or for Film DebutSalaam, Bombay!, Mira Nair (United Kingdom/India)
TechniqueBird, Clint Eastwood (United States)
Jury PrizeKrzysztof Kieslowski, Thou Shall Not Kill (Poland)
Palme d'Or for Short FilmFioritures, Gary Bardine (U.S.S.R.)
Jury Prize for Short Film (Animation)Ab Ovo/Traces de Sable, Ferenc Cako
Jury Prize for Short Film (Fiction)Physical Sculpture, Yann Piquer and Jean-Marie Maddeddu
Fipresci Prize
Best Official FilmThou Shall Not Kill, Krzysztof Kieslowski (Poland)
Hotel Terminus, Marcel Ophuls (France)
Best Unofficial FilmDistant Voices, Still Lives, Terence Davies (United Kingdom)

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