1953 Cannes Film Festival

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1953 Cannes Film Festival
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Official poster of the 6th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Jean-Luc.[1]
Opening film Horizons sans fin
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Grand Prize of the Festival (The Wages of Fear)
Number of films 35 (In Competition)[2]
43 (Short Film)
Festival date 15 April 1953 (1953-04-15) – 29 April 1953 (1953-04-29)
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The 6th Cannes Film Festival was held between April 15–29, 1953.[3] The Grand Prize of the Festival went to the The Wages of Fear by Henri-Georges Clouzot.[4] The festival opened with Horizons sans fin by Jean Dréville.[5]

Walt Disney was honored at the festival and received the title of Legion of Honor.[6]

Jury[edit]

Jean Cocteau, Jury President

Feature film competition[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Posters 1953". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1953 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "1953 - As long as there are stars ...". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1953 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Opening of the 1953 festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Walt Disney honoured at 1953 cannes film festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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