11th Berlin International Film Festival

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11th Berlin International Film Festival
11th Berlin International Film Festival poster.jpg
Festival poster
Location Berlin, Germany
Founded 1951
Awards Golden Bear (La notte)
Festival date 23 June – 4 July 1961
Website

The 11th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 23 June – 4 July 1961.[1] The Golden Bear was awarded to the Italian film La notte directed by Michelangelo Antonioni.[2]

Jury[edit]

The following people were announced as being on the jury for the festival:[3]

Films in competition[edit]

The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear award:[4]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
A Morte Comanda o Cangaço Carlos Coimbra, Walter Guimares Motta Brazil
Teenagers Almurahikat Ahmed Diaa Eddine Egypt
Amelie or The Time to Love Amélie ou le temps d'aimer Michel Drach France
Antigoni Yorgos Javellas Greece
Anuradha Hrishikesh Mukherjee India
The Miracle of Father Malachia Das Wunder des Malachias Bernhard Wicki Austria
The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi Die Ehe des Herrn Mississippi Kurt Hoffmann Germany
Zone of Danger I faresonen Bjørn Breigutu Norway
The Broken Pots Kırık Çanaklar Memduh Ün Turkey
Five Day Lover L'Amant de cinq jours Philippe de Broca France
The Assassin L'assassino Elio Petri Italy , France
The Night La notte Michelangelo Antonioni Italy
La patota Daniel Tinayre Argentina
Young People Los jóvenes Luis Alcoriza Mexico
The Coachman Mabu Dae-jin Kang South Korea
Macbeth Macbeth George Schaefer USA
Makkers Staakt uw Wild Geraas Fons Rademakers Netherlands
No Love for Johnnie No Love for Johnnie Ralph Thomas United Kingdom
Black Silk Prae dum Rattana Pestonji, Ratanavadi Ratanabhand Thailand
Question 7 Question 7 Stuart Rosenberg USA
Romanoff and Juliet Romanoff and Juliet Peter Ustinov USA
The Pleasure of His Company The Pleasure of His Company George Seaton USA
Traumland der Sehnsucht Wolfgang Müller-Sehn Greece
The Scarlet Dove Tulipunainen kyyhkynen Matti Kassila Finland
Two Loves Two Loves Charles Walters USA
A Woman Is a Woman Une femme est une femme Jean-Luc Godard France
The Bad Sleep Well Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru Akira Kurosawa Japan
Yi wan si qian ge zheng ren Wang Hao China

Key[edit]

Winner of the main award for best film in its section

Awards[edit]

Michelangelo Antonioni, winner of the Golden Bear at the event.

The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:[2]

  • Youth Film Award - Honorable Mention
    • Best Short Film Suitable for Young People: Gesicht von der Stange? by Raimund Ruehl

References[edit]

  1. ^ "11th Berlin International Film Festival". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-01-18. 
  2. ^ a b "PRIZES & HONOURS 1961". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 7 June 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "JURIES 1961". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 7 June 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "PROGRAMME 1961". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 7 June 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 

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