Venice 1988

Golden Lion: The Legend of the Holy Drinker by Ermanno Olmi
Special Jury Prize: Camp de Thiaroye by Ousmane Sembene & Thierno Faty Sow
Silver Lion: Landscape in the Mist by Theodoros Angelopoulos
Best Screenplay – Pedro Almodóvar (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown)
Best Cinematography – Vadim Yusov (The Black Monk)
Best Score – José María Vitier, Gianni Nocenzi, Pablo Milanés (A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings)
Best Set Design – Bernd Lepel (Burning Secret)
Best Actor – Joe Mantegna & Don Ameche (Things Change)
Best Actress – Shirley MacLaine (Madame Sousatzka) & Isabelle Huppert (Story of Women)

Selection

Chess King
Dear Gorbachev
Dedé Mamata
Eldorado
Encore – Once More
Hard Times
Haunted Summer
The Invisible Ones
Lights and Shadows
The Moderns
Straight for the Heart
The Tribulations of Balthazar Kober