2001 Cannes Film Festival

2001 Cannes Film Festival

Official poster of the 54th Cannes Film Festival.
Opening film Moulin Rouge!
Closing film Les âmes fortes
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (The Son's Room)
Hosted by Charlotte Rampling
Number of films 23 (En Competition)[1]
24 (Un Certain Regard)
10 (Out of Competition)
20 (Cinéfondation)
12 (Short Film)
Festival date 14 May 2001 (2001-05-14) – 25 May 2001 (2001-05-25)
Website festival-cannes.com/en

The 2001 Cannes Film Festival started on May 14 and ran until May 25. The Palme d'Or went to the Italian film The Son's Room by Nanni Moretti.[2][3]

The festival opened with Moulin Rouge!, directed by Baz Luhrmann and closed with Les âmes fortes, directed by Raúl Ruiz. 'R Xmas directed by Abel Ferrara opened the Un Certain Regard section.[4][5][6][7][8]


Liv Ullmann, Jury President
Mimmo Calopresti, Jury member

Films in Competition

Un Certain Regard

Terry Gilliam, Jury member
Mathieu Kassovitz, Jury member
Sandrine Kiberlain, Jury member
Philippe Labro, Jury member
Julia Ormond, Jury member

Films out of Competition



  1. "Official Selection 2001 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  2. "CANNES 2001: AWARDS FULL OF SURPRISES". Deadline. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  3. "CANNES 2001 – THE WINNERS". Deadline. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  4. "2001 Cannes Film Festival Competition Lineup". Deadline. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  5. "2001 Cannes Film Festival Un Certain Regard Lineup". Deadline. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  6. "Moulin Rouge confirmed as Cannes opener". Deadline. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  7. "CANNES 2001 - THE FESTIVAL FILMS". Deadline. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  8. "CANNES 2001: More Cannes Deals; Newport Lineup; Method Fest Plans; and the Castro Renovation". Deadline. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  9. "Posters 2001". Retrieved 10 December 2013.

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