1977 Cannes Film Festival

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1977 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 30th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Polish painter Wojciech Siudmak.[1]
Opening film The Duellists
Closing film Slap Shot
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Padre Padrone)
Number of films 23 (In Competition)[2]
45 (Out of Competition)
7 (Short Film)
Festival date 13 May 1977 (1977-05-13) – 27 May 1977 (1977-05-27)
Website festival-cannes.com/en

The 30th Cannes Film Festival was held on May 13-27. The Palme d'Or went to the Padre Padrone by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani.[3] A new non-competitive section, 'Le Passé composé', is held at this festival only and focuses on compilations.[4]

The festival opened with The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott and closed with Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill.[5]


Roberto Rossellini, Jury President

Feature film competition[edit]

Short film competition[edit]


Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, winners of the Palme d'Or at the event.


  1. ^ "Posters 1977". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1977 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Awards 1977 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "1977 - A special Festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Critics' reactions to the 1977 awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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