1955 Cannes Film Festival

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1955 Cannes Film Festival
CFF55poster.jpg
Official poster of the 8th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Marcel Huet.[1]
Opening film Du rififi chez les hommes
Closing film Carmen Jones
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Golden Palm (Marty)
Number of films 33 (In Competition)[2]
2 (Out of Competition)
40 (Short Film)
Festival date 26 April 1955 (1955-04-26) – 10 May 1955 (1955-05-10)
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The 8th Cannes Film Festival was held on 26 April - 10 May 1955.[3] The Golden Palm went to the Marty by Delbert Mann.[4] The festival opened with Du rififi chez les hommes by Jules Dassin and closed with Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger.[5][6]

Jury[edit]

Marcel Pagnol, Jury President

Feature film competition[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Posters 1955". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1955 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "1955 - Gold Cannes". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1955 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Opening of the 1955 Festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Last time of the 1955 festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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