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31st Berlin International Film Festival

31st Berlin International Film Festival
Festival poster
Location Berlin, Germany
Founded 1951
Awards Golden Bear (Deprisa, Deprisa)
Festival date 13–24 February 1981

The 31st annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 13 to 24 February 1981.[1] The Golden Bear was awarded to the Spanish film Deprisa, Deprisa directed by Carlos Saura.[2]

The retrospective dedicated to English film producer Michael Balcon was shown at the festival.[3]


The following people were announced as being on the jury for the festival:[4]

Films in competition

The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear award:
English title Original title Director(s) Country
Akaler Sandhane Mrinal Sen India
Children's Island Barnens ö Kay Pollak Sweden
The Boat Is Full Das Boot ist voll Markus Imhoof Switzerland
Fast, Fast Deprisa, Deprisa Carlos Saura Spain
The Inventor Der Erfinder Kurt Gloor Switzerland
Der Neger Erwin Herbert Achternbusch Germany
Twenty Six Days from the Life of Dostoyevsky Dvadtsat shest dney iz zhizni Dostoevskogo Aleksandr Zarkhi Soviet Union
Fever Gorączka Agnieszka Holland Poland
Head On Head On Michael Grant Canada
Il minestrone Sergio Citti Italy
The Truck Kamionat Christo Christov Bulgaria
Köszönöm, megvagyunk László Lugossy Hungary
La provinciale Claude Goretta Switzerland
Le Grand Paysage d'Alexis Droeven Jean-Jacques Andrien Belgium
Luang ta Permphol Cheyaroon Thailand
Maravillas Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón Spain
Milka – A Film About Taboos Milka – elokuva tabuista Rauni Mollberg Finland
Tribute Tribute Bob Clark Canada
Tsigoineruwaizen Seijun Suzuki Japan
Vrijdag Hugo Claus Belgium
Yen gui lai Jinggong Fu China


Winner of the main award for best film in its section


Carlos Saura, winner of the Golden Bear at the event.

The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:[2]


  1. ^ "31st Berlin International Film Festival". Archived from the original on 26 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  2. ^ a b "PRIZES & HONOURS 1981". Archived from the original on 8 June 2014. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "RETROSPECTIVE". Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "JURIES 1981". Archived from the original on 8 June 2014. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 

External links

  • 31st Berlin International Film Festival 1981
  • 1981 Berlin International Film Festival
  • Berlin International Film Festival:1981 at Internet Movie Database
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