1956 Cannes Film Festival

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1956 Cannes Film Festival
CFF56poster.jpg
Official poster of the 9th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Marcel Huet.[1]
Opening film Marie-Antoinette reine de France
Closing film Il tetto
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (The Silent World)
Number of films 39 (In Competition)[2]
37 (Short Film)
Festival date 23 April 1956 (1956-04-23) – 10 May 1956 (1956-05-10)
festival-cannes.com/en

The 9th Cannes Film Festival was held from 23 April to 10 May 1956.[3] The Palme d'Or went to the The Silent World by Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Louis Malle.[4] The festival opened with Marie-Antoinette reine de France, directed by Jean Delannoy and closed with Il tetto by Vittorio De Sica.[5][6]

Jury[edit]

Feature film competition[edit]

Awards[edit]

Jacques-Yves Cousteau, One of the winner of the Palme d'Or at the event.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Posters 1956". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1956 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "1956 - Under the sky of Cannes". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1956 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Opening of the 1956 festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Closing evening of the 1956 Festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

External links[edit]