List of French films of 1956

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A list of films produced in France in 1956.

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
And God Created Woman Roger Vadim Brigitte Bardot Drama
Comme un cheveu sur la soupe Maurice Regamey Comedy
Bob le flambeur Jean-Pierre Melville Roger Duchesne, Isabelle Corey Crime drama
Death in the Garden Luis Buñuel Simone Signoret, Charles Vanel Drama
Elena and Her Men Jean Renoir Ingrid Bergman Comedy drama
Gervaise René Clément Maria Schell, François Périer Drama Nominated for Oscar, +7 wins, +2 nom.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Jean Delanoy Anthony Quinn, Gina Lollobrigida Drama / Horror
If All the Guys in the World Christian-Jaque André Valmy Adventure / Drama 3 wins
A Man Escaped Robert Bresson Adventure drama Nominated for BAFTA, +2 wins, +1 nom.
Marie Antoinette Queen of France Jean Delannoy Michèle Morgan, Richard Todd Historical Entered into the 1956 Cannes Film Festival
The Red Balloon Albert Lamorisse Pascal Lamorisse Fantasy (short) Won Oscar, +3 wins
The Silent World Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Louis Malle
Documentary Won Oscar, +3 wins, +1 nomination
La Sorcière André Michel Marina Vladi Drama Entered into the 6th Berlin International Film Festival

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