1961 Cannes Film Festival

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1961 Cannes Film Festival
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Official poster of the 14th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by A.M. Rodicq.[1]
Opening film Che gioia vivere
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Une aussi longue absence and Viridiana)
Number of films 31 (In Competition)[2]
2 (Out of Competition)
27 (Short Film)
Festival date 3 May 1961 (1961-05-03) – 18 May 1961 (1961-05-18)
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The 14th Cannes Film Festival was held on May 3-18, 1961.[3] The Palme d'Or went to the Une aussi longue absence, directed by Henri Colpi and Viridiana, directed by Luis Buñuel.[4] The festival opened with Che gioia vivere, directed by René Clément.[5]

Jury[edit]

Feature film competition[edit]

Films out of competition[edit]

Short film competition[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Posters 1961". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1961 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "1961 - Two palms in the sun". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1961 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Eventful climbing of the steps at the 1961 Cannes Festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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