11th Berlin International Film Festival

The 11th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 23 June to 4 July 1961.[1] The Golden Bear was awarded to the Italian film La notte directed by Michelangelo Antonioni.[2]

11th Berlin International Film Festival
Festival poster
LocationWest Berlin, Germany
AwardsGolden Bear (La notte)
Festival date23 June–4 July 1961
Berlin International Film Festival chronology

Jury edit

The following people were announced as being on the jury for the festival:[3]

International feature film jury

International documentary and short jury

Films in competition edit

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

English title Original title Director(s) Country
The End of the Cancageiros A Morte Comanda o Cangaço Carlos Coimbra and Walter Guimares Motta Brazil
Teenagers Almurahikat Ahmed Diaa Eddine Egypt
Amelie or The Time to Love Amélie ou le Temps d'aimer Michel Drach France
Aντιγόνη Antigone Yorgos Javellas Greece
Anuradha अनुराधा Anuradha Hrishikesh Mukherjee India
The Miracle of Father Malachia Das Wunder des Malachias Bernhard Wicki Austria
The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi Die Ehe des Herrn Mississippi Kurt Hoffmann West Germany, Switzerland
Zone of Danger I faresonen Bjørn Breigutu Norway
The Broken Pots Kırık Çanaklar Memduh Ün Turkey
Five Day Lover L'Amant de cinq jours Philippe de Broca France, Italy
The Assassin L'assassino Elio Petri Italy, France
The Night La Notte Michelangelo Antonioni Italy, France
La patota Daniel Tinayre Argentina
Young People Los jóvenes Luis Alcoriza Mexico
The Coachman 마부 Mabu Kang Dae-jin South Korea
Macbeth George Schaefer USA, United Kingdom
That Joyous Eve Makkers Staakt uw Wild Geraas Fons Rademakers Netherlands
No Love for Johnnie Ralph Thomas United Kingdom
Black Silk Prae dum Rattana Pestonji and Ratanavadi Ratanabhand Thailand
Question 7 Stuart Rosenberg USA, West Germany
Romanoff and Juliet Peter Ustinov USA
The Pleasure of His Company George Seaton USA
The Scarlet Dove Tulipunainen kyyhkynen Matti Kassila Finland
Two Loves Charles Walters USA
A Woman Is a Woman Une femme est une femme Jean-Luc Godard France
The Bad Sleep Well 悪い奴ほどよく眠る Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru Akira Kurosawa Japan
14,000 Witnesses 證人 萬 四千 個 證人 Yi wan si qian ge zheng ren Wang Hao Taiwan, Hong Kong
Documentary and short film
English title Original title Director(s) Country
Chimichimito José Martín Venezuela
Third Side of the Coin Description d'un combat Chris Marker France, Israel
Gesicht von der Stange? Raimund Ruehl West Germany
Hold Back the Sea De lage landen George Sluizer Netherlands
Morning on the Lièvre David Bairstow Canada
A Country Called Chile Un país llamado Chile B.H. Hardy Chile
Sirènes Emile Degelin Belgium
Lo specchio, la tigre e la pianura Raffaele Andreassi Italy
Dreamland of Desire Traumland der Sehnsucht Wolfgang Müller-Sehn West Germany, Greece

Key edit

Winner of the main award for best film in its section

Awards edit

Michelangelo Antonioni, winner of the Golden Bear at the event

The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:[2]

International jury awards

Documentaries and short films jury awards

Independent jury awards

References edit

  1. ^ "11th Berlin International Film Festival". berlinale.de. Retrieved 18 January 2010.
  2. ^ a b "PRIZES & HONOURS 1961". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 15 October 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  3. ^ "JURIES 1961". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 23 October 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  4. ^ "PROGRAMME 1961". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2014.

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