15th Palm Springs International Film Festival

USA, January 8 - January 19 2004

The jury

Lucy Virgen (Mexico), Branka Sömen (Croatia), Blanka Elekes Szentagotai (Hungary), Sheila Benson (US), Marcelo Janot (Brazil)

Awarded films

* Films awarded at Palm Springs receive the Best Foreign Language Film Award.

On the occasion of this festival held in the Californian resort, we traditionnally announce our first Special Prize of the year: that of the Best Film in Foreign Language. In 2004, it was awarded to the Russian film The Return (Vozvrashenie), directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev, previously winner of the Venice Golden Lion.

Palm Springs International Film Festival: www.psfilmfest.org