16th Venice International Film Festival

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16th Venice International Film Festival
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Festival poster
Location Venice, Italy
Founded 1932
Festival date 25 August – 9 September 1955
http://www.labiennale.org/en/cinema/

The 16th Venice International Film Festival was held from 25 August to 9 September 1955.[1]

Jury[edit]

In Competition[edit]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
The Girlfriends Le Amiche Michelangelo Antonioni  Italy
Amici per la pelle Franco Rossi  Italy
The Swindle Il bidone Federico Fellini  Italy
The Word Ordet Carl Theodor Dreyer  Denmark
The Big Knife The Big Knife Robert Aldrich  France
Blekitny krzyz Andrzej Munk  Poland
Ciske the Rat Ciske de Rat Wolfgang Staudte  Netherlands
The Deep Blue Sea Anatole Litvak  United Kingdom
Les héros sont fatigués Yves Ciampi  France
The Kentuckian Burt Lancaster  United States
The Cricket Poprygunya Samson Samsonov  Soviet Union
To Catch a Thief Alfred Hitchcock  United States
Princess Yang Kwei-Fei Yôkihi Kenji Mizoguchi  Japan

Awards[edit]

Awards for 1955[3]

Award Winner Director
Gold Lion Ordet Carl Theodor Dreyer
Silver Lion Le Amiche Michelangelo Antonioni
Silver Lion Ciske de Rat Wolfgang Staudte
Silver Lion Poprygunya Samson Samsonov
Silver Lion The Big Knife Robert Aldrich
Best Actor Curd Jürgens Yves Ciampi
Best Actor Kenneth More Anatole Litvak
Best Actress Not Awarded
OCIC Award Amici per la pelle Franco Rossi
OCIC Award - Honorable Mention Ciske de Rat Wolfgang Staudte
Best Short Film The Bespoke Overcoat Jack Clayton
Pasinetti Award Poprygunya Samson Samsonov
Most Promising New Director Les mauvaises rencontres Alexandre Astruc
Biennale Medal Ivan Bratanov Dako Dakovski

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 1950′s". Retrieved October 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Juries for the 1950′s". Retrieved October 8, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Venice Film Festival". IMDb. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 

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