List of French films of 1956

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A list of films produced in France in 1956.

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
And God Created Woman Roger Vadim Brigitte Bardot Drama
Babes a GoGo Paul Mesnier Comedy
Bob le flambeur Jean-Pierre Melville Roger Duchesne, Isabelle Corey Crime / drama
The Bride Is Much Too Beautiful Pierre Gaspard-Huit Comedy
Bonjour sourire Claude Sautet Comedy
Comme un cheveu sur la soupe Maurice Regamey Comedy
Courte tête Norbert Carbonnaux Comedy
Crime et châtiment Georges Lampin Crime
Deadlier Than the Male Julien Duvivier
Death in the Garden Luis Buñuel Simone Signoret, Charles Vanel Drama
Elena and Her Men Jean Renoir Ingrid Bergman Comedy / Drama
Gervaise René Clément Maria Schell, François Périer Drama Nominated for Oscar, +7 wins, +2 nom.
Honoré de Marseille Maurice Régamey Musical
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Jean Delanoy Anthony Quinn, Gina Lollobrigida Drama / Horror
If All the Guys in the World Christian-Jaque André Valmy Adventure / Drama 3 wins
If Paris Were Told to Us Sacha Guitry Comedy / Drama
L'homme aux clefs d'or Léo Joannon Drama
L'homme et l'enfant Raoul André Crime / Drama
La Bande à papa Guy Lefranc Comedy
La Traversée de Paris Claude Autant-Lara Comedy / Drama
Le Couturier de ces dames Jean Boyer Comedy
Le pays d'où je viens Marcel Carné Comedy
Le sang à la tête Gilles Grangier Drama
A Man Escaped Robert Bresson Adventure drama Nominated for BAFTA, +2 wins, +1 nom.
Marie Antoinette Queen of France Jean Delannoy Michèle Morgan, Richard Todd Historical Entered into the 1956 Cannes Film Festival
Mémoires d'un flic Pierre Foucaud Crime
Naughty Girl Michel Boisrond Musical
Plucking the Daisy Marc Allégret Comedy
The Red Balloon Albert Lamorisse Pascal Lamorisse Fantasy (short) Won Oscar, +3 wins
The Silent World Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Louis Malle
Documentary Won Oscar, +3 wins, +1 nomination
La Sorcière André Michel Marina Vladi Drama Entered into the 6th Berlin International Film Festival

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