|Best Film Be Dear to Me|
Other ceremonies 1956, 1958
Location Copenhagen, Denmark
|Most awards Be Dear to Me (2)|
|Best Actor Peter Malberg
Be Dear to Me|
Best Actress Birgit Sadolin Tre piger fra Jylland (da)
The 10th Bodil Awards was held in 1957 in Copenhagen, Denmark, honouring the best in Danish and foreign film of 1956.
- Best Danish Film
- Best Actor in a Leading Role
- Best Actress in a Leading Role
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role
- Best European Film
- Best American Film
- Best Documentary
The recipient of the Bodil Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Birgit Sadolin, arrived with from Sønderborg at the last minute to run onto stage and be hailed for her role in Tre piger fra Jylland.
Be Dear to Me directed by Annelise Hovmand, and actor Peter Malberg for his role in the same film, each received an award.
Jørgen Roos got a Bodil Award for Best Documentary for Ellehammerfilmen, and the neighbouring Sweden won Best European Film with Ingmar Bergman's Smiles of a Summer Night.
For the first time the critics had not been able to choose an American film - U.S. producers had boycotted the Danish market.