The 16th annual retrospective is dedicated to Soviet cinema and is sided by a section inspired by the new tendenies of Italian cinema supervised by italian film critic VALERIO CAPRARA.
GIULIETTA MASINA wins the Nocciola d’Oro.
The films in Giffoni reclaim a new identity: films for children and youth does not mean a minor cinema. In fact MY LIFE AS A DOG by Lasse Hallstrøm (present in Giffoni) indeed receives an Oscar nomination for best direction and best screen play to prove this claim more strongly.
AN IMPUDENT GIRL by Claude Miller, with the debut of Charlotte Gainsbourg is premiered at the festival.
Festival guests are: GIULIANA DE SIO, ALBERTO SORDI, GIULIANO GEMMA, NANNI MORETTI, ENRICO MONTESANO, FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI, GIAN LUIGI RONDI.
With the birth of the magazine "Cinema" Giffoni becomes "editor" too. The magazine studies more in depthly all the issues discussed at th festival and "exports", its experience across its regional borders organizing in Padova Gradito ai Minori the first of a long series of film shows for children and youth.indeed these filmshows will be proposed to other cities and schools in Italy.