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1960 Cannes Film Festival

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Opening film  Ben-Hur
Founded  1946
Location  Cannes, France
1960 Cannes Film Festival
Awards  Palme d'Or (La Dolce Vita)
Number of films  29 (In Competition) 2 (Out of Competition) 31 (Short Film)
Festival date  4 May 1960 (1960-05-04) – 20 May 1960 (1960-05-20)

The 13th Cannes Film Festival was held from 4 to 20 May 1960. The Palme d'Or went to the La Dolce Vita by Federico Fellini. The festival opened with Ben-Hur, directed by William Wyler.



  • Georges Simenon (Belgium) (president)
  • Marc Allégret (France)
  • Louis Chauvet (France) (journalist)
  • Diego Fabbri (Italy)
  • Hidemi Ima (Japan)
  • Grigori Kozintsev (Soviet Union)
  • Maurice Leroux (France)
  • Max Lippmann (West Germany) (critic)
  • Henry Miller (USA)
  • Simone Renant (France)
  • Ulises Petit de Murat (Argentina)
  • Georges Altman (France) (journalist) (short films)
  • Nicolas Hayer (France) (short films)
  • Henri Storck (Belgium) (short films)
  • Jean Vivie (France) (CST official) (short films)
  • Dušan Vukotić (Yugoslavia) (short films)
  • Feature film competition

  • L'Amérique insolite by François Reichenbach
  • L'avventura by Michelangelo Antonioni
  • Ballada o soldate by Grigori Chukhrai
  • Ching nu yu hun by Li Han Hsiang
  • Cidade Ameaçada by Roberto Farias
  • Dama s sobachkoy by Iosif Kheifits
  • Deveti krug by France Štiglic
  • La Dolce Vita by Federico Fellini
  • Los golfos by Carlos Saura
  • Home from the Hill by Vincente Minnelli
  • Jakten by Erik Løchen
  • Jungfrukällan by Ingmar Bergman
  • Kagi by Kon Ichikawa
  • Kam čert nemůže by Zdeněk Podskalský
  • Macario by Roberto Gavaldón
  • Moderato Cantabile by Peter Brook
  • Neotpravlennoye pismo by Mikhail Kalatozov
  • Parvi urok by Rangel Vulchanov
  • Paw by Astrid Henning-Jensen
  • Pote tin Kyriaki by Jules Dassin
  • La Procesión by Francis Lauric
  • The Savage Innocents by Nicholas Ray and Baccio Bandini
  • Si le vent te fait peur by Emile Degelin
  • Sons and Lovers by Jack Cardiff
  • Sujata by Bimal Roy
  • Telegrame by Gheorghe Naghi and Aurel Miheles
  • Le Trou by Jacques Becker
  • The Young One by Luis Buñuel
  • Zezowate szczescie by Andrzej Munk
  • Films out of competition

  • Ben-Hur by William Wyler
  • Orient-Occident by Enrico Fulchignoni
  • Awards

  • Palme d'Or: La Dolce Vita by Federico Fellini
  • Jury Prize:
  • L'avventura by Michelangelo Antonioni
  • Kagi by Kon Ichikawa
  • Best Actress:
  • Jeanne Moreau for Moderato Cantabile
  • Melina Mercouri for Pote tin Kyriaki
  • Special Mention:
  • Jungfrukällan by Ingmar Bergman
  • The Young One by Luis Buñuel
  • Short Film Palme d'Or: Le Sourire by Serge Bourguignon
  • Special Mention - Short Film: Paris la belle by Pierre Prévert
  • OCIC Award: Paw by Astrid Henning-Jensen
  • References

    1960 Cannes Film Festival Wikipedia

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