Golden Space Needle History 1985-1989

1983
Tribute: RW Fassbinder, Louis Malle, Sydney Pollack

1984
Tribute: Robert Altman, Zbigniew Rybczynski

1985

Kiss of the spider woman

Best Film: Kiss of the Spider Woman (dir. Hector Babenco, Brazil)
Best Director: Krzysztof Zanussi (Power of Evil, Poland)
Best Actress: Rene Soutendijk (The Fourth Man, Belgium)
Best Actor: William Hurt (Kiss of the Spider Woman, Brazil)
Best Short: Frankenweenie (dir. Tim Burton, USA)

Tribute: Ann-Margret, Sheila Benson, Harry Dean Stanton

1986

The Assault

Best Film: The Assault (dir. Fons Rademakers, the Netherlands)
Best Director: Fons Rademakers (The Assault, the Netherlands)
Best Actress: Cathy Tyson (Mona Lisa, UK)
Best Actor: Bob Hoskins (Mona Lisa, UK)
Best Short: The Big Snit (dir. Richard Condie, USA)

Tribute to: Krzysztof Zanussi, Jan De Bont

1987

My life as a dog

Best Film: My Life As A Dog (dir. Lasse Hallstrom, Sweden)
Best Director: Lasse Hallstrom (My Life as a Dog, Sweden)
Best Actress: Monique Van de Ven (Iris, Netherlands)
Best Actor: Gary Oldman (Prick Up Your Ears, UK)
Best Short: Your Face (dir. Bill Plimpton, USA)

Tribute to: Dennis Hopper

1988

Bagdad Cafe

Best Film: Bagdad Café (dir. Percy Adlon, West Germany)
Best Director: Alan Rudolph (The Moderns, United States)
Best Actress: Deborrah-Lee Furness (Shame, Australia)
Best Actor: Tom Hulce (Dominick and Eugene, United States)
Best Short: Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall (dir. Jonathon Sanger, USA)

1989

Apartment zero

Best Film: Apartment Zero (dir. Martin Donovan, USA)
Best Director: Martin Donovan (Apartment Zero, USA)
Best Actress: Wendy Hughes (Boundaries of the Heart, Australia)
Best Actor: Rutger Hauer (Legend of a Holy Drinker, Italy)
Best Short: Tin Toy (dir. John Lasseter, USA)

Tribute to: Michael Powell