1954 Cannes Film Festival

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1954 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 7th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Piva.[1]
Opening film Le Grand Jeu
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Grand Prize of the Festival (Gate of Hell)
Number of films 43 (In Competition)[2]
51 (Short Film)
Festival date 25 March 1954 (1954-03-25) – 9 April 1954 (1954-04-09)
Website festival-cannes.com/en

The 7th Cannes Film Festival was held on March 25 - April 9, 1954.[3] The Grand Prize of the Festival went to the Gate of Hell by Teinosuke Kinugasa.[4] The festival opened with Le Grand Jeu by Robert Siodmak.[5][6]


Jean Cocteau, Jury President

Feature film competition[edit]


Teinosuke Kinugasa, winner of the Grand Prize of the Festival at the event.

Grand Prize of the Festival[edit]

Gate of Hell by Teinosuke Kinugasa

Jury Special Prize[edit]

Knave of Hearts by René Clément

International Prize[edit]

Special Mention[edit]

Special Award[edit]

From Here to Eternity by Fred Zinnemann

Best Puppet Short Film[edit]

O Sklenicku Vic by Břetislav Pojar

Best Fantastic-Poetic Film[edit]

The Pleasure Garden by James Broughton

OCIC Award[edit]

Die Letzte Brücke by Helmut Käutner


  1. ^ "Posters 1954". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1954 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "1954 - The Great Game". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1954 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Opening of the 1954 Festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Opening of the 1954 festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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