1952 Cannes Film Festival

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1952 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 5th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Piva.[1]
Opening film An American in Paris
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Grand Prize of the Festival (Two Cents Worth of Hope and Othello)
No. of films 43 (In Competition)[2]
1 (Out of Competition)
51 (Short Film)
Festival date 23 April 1952 (1952-04-23) – 10 May 1952 (1952-05-10)
Website festival-cannes.com/en

The 5th Cannes Film Festival was held from April 23 to May 10, 1952.[3] The Grand Prize of the Festival went to the Two Cents Worth of Hope by Renato Castellani and Othello by Orson Welles.[4] The festival opened with An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli.


The jury at this festival was all French.

Feature film competition[edit]

Out of competition[edit]


Orson Welles, one of the winner of the Grand Prize of the Festival at the event.


  1. ^ "Posters 1952". Archived from the original on 5 March 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1952 : All the Selection". Archived from the original on 26 December 2013. Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "1952 - Viva Cannes!". Retrieved 25 May 2017. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1952 : All Awards". Archived from the original on 2 October 2015. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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