4th Berlin International Film Festival
|4th Berlin International Film Festival|
|Awards||Golden Bear (Hobson's Choice)|
|Festival date||June 18–29, 1954|
The 4th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from June 18 to June 29, 1954. This year's festival did not give any official jury prizes, instead awards were given by audience voting. This continued until the FIAPF granted Berlin "A-Status" in 1956.
Films in competition
|English title||Original title||Director(s)||Country|
|The Great Adventure||Det stora äventyret||Arne Sucksdorff||Sweden|
|Hobson's Choice||David Lean||United Kingdom|
|Submarine Attack||La grande speranza||Duilio Coletti||Italy|
|The Unfrocked One||Le défroqué||Léo Joannon||France|
|Bread, Love and Dreams||Pane, amore e fantasia||Luigi Comencini||Italy|
|The Landowner's Daughter||Sinhá Moça||Tom Payne||Brazil|
|The Living Desert||James Algar||USA|
|The Golden Age of Flemish Painting||Een gouden eeuw-de kunst der Vlaamse primitieven||Paul Haesaerts||Belgium|
|20,000 Leagues Under the Sea||Richard Fleischer||USA|
† Winner of the main award for best film in its section
The following prizes were awarded by audience votes:
- Golden Bear: Hobson's Choice by David Lean
- Silver Bear: Pane, amore e fantasia by Luigi Comencini
- Bronze Berlin Bear: Le défroqué by Léo Joannon
- Big Gold Medal (Documentaries and Culture Films): The Living Desert by James Algar
- Big Silver Medal (Documentaries and Culture Films): Det stora äventyret by Arne Sucksdorff
- Big Bronze Medal (Documentaries and Culture Films): Een gouden eeuw-de kunst der Vlaamse primitieven by Paul Haesaerts
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