1960 Cannes Film Festival

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1960 Cannes Film Festival
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Official poster of the 13th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Jean-Denis Maillart.[1]
Opening film Ben-Hur
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (La Dolce Vita)
Number of films 29 (In Competition)[2]
2 (Out of Competition)
31 (Short Film)
Festival date 4 May 1960 (1960-05-04) – 20 May 1960 (1960-05-20)
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The 13th Cannes Film Festival was held on May 4-20, 1960.[3] The Palme d'Or went to the La Dolce Vita by Federico Fellini.[4] The festival opened with Ben-Hur, directed by William Wyler.[5][6][7]

Jury[edit]

Georges Simenon, jury president

Feature film competition[edit]

Films out of competition[edit]

Awards[edit]

Federico Fellini, winner of the Palme d'Or at the event.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Posters 1960". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1960 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "1960 - La Dolce Riviera ..?". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1960 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "William Wyler discusses the difficulties in the realization of Ben-Hur". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Cannes Festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Opening of the Cannes Film Festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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