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1955 Cannes Film Festival

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Closing film  Carmen Jones
Founded  1946
Location  Cannes, France
Awards  Golden Palm (Marty)
1955 Cannes Film Festival
Opening film  Du rififi chez les hommes
Number of films  33 (In Competition) 2 (Out of Competition) 40 (Short Film)

The 8th Cannes Film Festival was held on 26 April - 10 May 1955. The Golden Palm went to the US film Marty by Delbert Mann. The festival opened with Du rififi chez les hommes by Jules Dassin and closed with Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger.

Contents

Jury

  • Marcel Pagnol (France) (president)
  • Marcel Achard (France)
  • Juan Antonio Bardem (Spain)
  • A. Dignimont (France)
  • Jacques-Pierre Frogerais (France)
  • Leopold Lindtberg (Switzerland)
  • Anatole Litvak (USA)
  • Isa Miranda (Italy)
  • Leonard Mosley (UK)
  • Jean Nery (France)
  • Sergei Yutkevich (Soviet Union)
  • Jacques Doniol-Valcroze (France) (short films)
  • Herman van der Horst (Netherlands) (short films)
  • Marcel Ichac (France) (short films)
  • Karl Korn (West Germany) (short films)
  • Jean Perdrix (France) (short films)
  • Feature film competition

  • Bad Day at Black Rock by John Sturges
  • Biraj Bahu by Bimal Roy
  • Bolshaya Semya by Iosif Kheifits
  • Boot Polish by Prakash Arora
  • Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger
  • Chikamatsu Monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi
  • Continente perduto by Leonardo Bonzi, Mario Craveri, Enrico Gras, Angelo Francesco Lavagnino and Giorgio Moser
  • The Country Girl by George Seaton
  • Det brenner i natt! by Arne Skouen
  • Le Dossier noir by André Cayatte
  • Du rififi chez les hommes by Jules Dassin
  • East of Eden by Elia Kazan
  • The End of the Affair by Edward Dmytryk
  • Un extraño en la escalera by Tulio Demicheli
  • Geroite na Shipka by Sergei Vasilyev
  • Giv'a 24 Eina Ona by Thorold Dickinson
  • L'oro di Napoli by Vittorio De Sica
  • Hayat ou maut by Kamal El Sheikh
  • Jedda by Charles Chauvel
  • A Kid for Two Farthings by Carol Reed
  • Liliomfi by Károly Makk
  • Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs by Helmut Käutner
  • Marcelino pan y vino by Ladislao Vajda
  • Marty by Delbert Mann
  • Die Mücke by Walter Reisch
  • Onna no koyomi by Seiji Hisamatsu
  • Psohlavci by Martin Frič
  • Raíces by Benito Alazraki
  • Romeo i Dzhulyetta by Lev Arnshtam and Leonid Lavrovsky
  • Samba Fantástico by Jean Manzon and René Persin
  • Senhime by Keigo Kimura
  • Il segno di Venere by Dino Risi
  • Stella by Michael Cacoyannis
  • Awards

  • Golden Palm: Marty by Delbert Mann
  • Jury Special Prize: Lost Continent by Leonardo Bonzi, Mario Craveri, Enrico Gras, Angelo Francesco Lavagnino and Giorgio Moser
  • Best Actor:
  • Spencer Tracy for Bad Day at Black Rock
  • Sergei Lukyanov, Boris Andreyev, Aleksey Batalov, Sergei Kurilov, Vadim Medvedev, Boris Bityukov, Nikolai Gritsenko, Pavel Kadochnikov, Boris Kokovkin and Nikolai Sergeyev for Bolshaya Semya
  • Best Actress: Yelena Dobronravova, Vera Kuznetsova, Klara Luchko, Yekaterina Savinova, Iya Arepina and Larisa Kronberg for Bolshaya Semya
  • Best Director:
  • Jules Dassin for Rififi
  • Sergei Vasilyev for Geroite na Shipka
  • Special Mention:
  • Naaz for her child actress performance in Boot Polish
  • Pablito Calvo for his child actor performance in Marcelino pan y vino
  • Short Film Palme d'Or: Blinkity Blank
  • Special Distinction - Short Film: Zolotaya antilopa by Lev Atamanov
  • Best Short Documentary: Isole di fuoco by Vittorio De Seta
  • Best Dramatic Film: East of Eden by Elia Kazan
  • Best Lyrical Film: Romeo i Dzhulyetta by Lev Arnshtam and Leonid Lavrovsky
  • FIPRESCI Prize:
  • Muerte de un ciclista by Juan Antonio Bardem
  • Roots by Benito Alazraki
  • OCIC Award: Marty by Delbert Mann
  • OCIC Award - Special Mention: Marcelino pan y vino by Ladislao Vajda
  • References

    1955 Cannes Film Festival Wikipedia


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