1964 Cannes Film Festival

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1964 Cannes Film Festival
CFF64poster.jpg
Official poster of the 16th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Jean-Claude Moreau.[1]
Opening film Cent mille dollars au soleil
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Grand Prix du Festival
International du Film

(Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)[2]
No. of films 25 (In Competition)[3]
3 (Out of Competition)
22 (Short Film)
Festival date 29 April 1964 (1964-04-29) – 14 May 1964 (1964-05-14)
Website festival-cannes.com/en

The 17th Cannes Film Festival was held from 29 April to 14 May 1964. On this occasion, the Palme d’Or was renamed "Grand Prix du Festival International du Film", a name that remained in use through 1974, after which it became the Palme d'Or again.[4]

The Grand Prix went to the Les Parapluies de Cherbourg by Jacques Demy. The festival opened with Cent mille dollars au soleil, directed by Henri Verneuil.[5]

Jury[edit]

Fritz Lang, Jury President

The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 1964 competition:[6]

Feature films

Short film jury

  • Jean-Jacques Languepin (France) Vice President
  • Jiří Brdečka (Czechoslovakia)
  • Robert Ménégoz (France)
  • Hubert Seggelke (West Germany)
  • Alex Seiler (Switzerland)

Official selection[edit]

In competition – Feature film[edit]

The following feature films competed for the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film:[3]

Films out of competition[edit]

The following films were selected to be screened out of competition:[3]

Short film competition[edit]

The following short films competed for the Short Film Palme d'Or:[3]

  • 1,2,3... by Gyula Macskássy, Gyorgy Varnai
  • Age Of The Buffalo by Austin Campbell
  • Clair obscur by Georges Sluizer
  • Dawn Of The Capricorne by Ahmad Faroughy-Kadjar
  • Flora nese smrt by Jiri Papousek
  • Help ! My Snowman's Burning Down by Carson Davidson
  • Himalayan Lakes by Dr. Gopal Datt
  • Kedd by Mark Novak
  • La douceur du village by François Reichenbach
  • La fuite en Egypte by Waley Eddin Sameh
  • Lacrimae rerum by Nicolas Nicolaides
  • Lamb by Paulin Soumanou Vieyra
  • Las murallas de Cartagena by Francisco Norden
  • Le prix de la victoire (Défi)ja:渋谷昶子 by Nobuko Shibuya
  • Li mali mestieri by Gianfranco Mingozzi
  • Marines Flamandes by Lucien Deroisy
  • Max Ernst Entdeckungsfahrten ins Unbewusste by Carl Lamb, Peter Schamoni
  • Medju oblacima by Dragan Mitrovic
  • Memoria Traudafirului by Sergui Nicolaesco
  • Sillages by Serge Roullet
  • The Peaches by Michael Gill
  • The Raisin Salesman by William Melendez

Parallel section[edit]

International Critics' Week[edit]

The following feature films were screened for the 3rd International Critics' Week (3e Semaine de la Critique):[7]

Awards[edit]

Official awards[edit]

The following films and people received the 1964 Official selection awards:[2]

Short films

  • Grand Prix du Jury: Le prix de la victoire by Nobuko Shibuya & La douceur du village by François Reichenbach
  • Prix spécial du Jury: Help ! My Snowman's Burning Down by Carson Davidson & Sillages by Serge Roullet
  • Short film Technical Prize: Dawn Of The Capricorne by Ahmad Faroughy-Kadjar

Independent awards[edit]

FIPRESCI[8][5]

Commission Supérieure Technique[5]

OCIC Award[9]

Kodak Short Film Award[9]

  • Lacrimae rerum by Nicolas Nicolaides

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Posters 1964". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 25 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Awards 1964 : All Awards". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 25 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Official Selection 1964: All the Selection". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 25 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "1964 – Les Parasols de Cannes (The Umbrellas of Cannes)". cannes-fest.com (in French). Retrieved 25 May 2017. 
  5. ^ a b c "17ème Festival International du Film – Cannes". cinema-francais.fr (in French). Retrieved 6 June 2017. 
  6. ^ "Juries 1964". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. 
  7. ^ "3e Selecion de la Semaine de la Critique – 1964". archives.semainedelacritique.com. Retrieved 3 July 2017. 
  8. ^ "FIPRESCI Awards 1964". fipresci.org. Retrieved 4 July 2017. 
  9. ^ a b "Cannes Film Festival Awards for 1964". imdb.com. Retrieved 4 July 2017. 

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