5th Berlin International Film Festival

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5th Berlin International Film Festival
5th Berlin International Film Festival poster.jpg
Festival poster
Location Berlin, Germany
Founded 1951
Awards Golden Bear (Die Ratten)
Festival date 24 June–5 July 1955
Website Website

The 5th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 24 June to 5 July 1955.[1] This year's festival did not give any official jury prizes, instead awards were given by audience voting. This continued until the FIAPF granted Berlin "A-Status" in 1956.[2] The Golden Bear was awarded to Die Ratten by audience vote.[3]

Films in competition[edit]

The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear award:[4]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
Carmen Jones Carmen Jones Otto Preminger USA
Lost Continent Continente perduto Enrico Gras, Giorgio Moser Italy
Die Ratten Die Ratten Robert Siodmak Germany
In the Shadow of the Karakoram Im Schatten des Karakorum Eugen Schuhmacher Germany
Miracle of Marcelino Marcelino pan y Vino Ladislao Vajda Spain
Pantomimes Paul Paviot France
Siam Siam Ralph Wright USA
The Vanishing Prairie The Vanishing Prairie James Algar USA
Zimmerleute des Waldes Heinz Sielmann Germany

Key[edit]

Winner of the main award for best film in its section

Awards[edit]

The following prizes were awarded by audience votes:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "5th Berlin International Film Festival". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2009-12-24. 
  2. ^ "JURIES 1955". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 23 October 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "PRIZES & HONOURS 1955". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 15 October 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "PROGRAMME 1955". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 

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