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The 6th Cannes Film Festival was held from 15 to 29 April 1953.[4] The Grand Prix of the Festival went to The Wages of Fear by Henri-Georges Clouzot.[5] The festival opened with Horizons sans fin by Jean Dréville.

1953 Cannes Film Festival
CFF53poster.jpg
Official poster of the 6th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Jean-Luc.[1]
Opening filmHorizons sans fin
LocationCannes, France
Founded1946
AwardsGrand Prize of the Festival
(The Wages of Fear)[2]
No. of films35 (In Competition)[3]
43 (Short Film)
Festival date15 April 1953 (1953-04-15) – 29 April 1953 (1953-04-29)
Websitefestival-cannes.com/en

During the opening ceremony, Walt Disney was awarded the "Legion of Honour" from the hands of Monsieur Hugues, Minister of Information.[6][7]

JuryEdit

The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 1953 competition:[8]

Feature films

Short films

Feature film competitionEdit

The following feature films competed for the Grand Prix:[3]

Short film competitionEdit

The following short films competed for the Short Film Grand Prix:[3]

AwardsEdit

 
Jean Cocteau, Jury President
 
Henri-Georges (& Vera) Clouzot, Grand Prix winner

Official awardsEdit

The following films and people received the 1953 awards:[2][5][9]

Short films

Independent awardsEdit

FIPRESCI Prize[10]

OCIC Award[11]

Other awards

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Posters 1953". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 17 December 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ a b "Awards 1953: All Awards". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 26 December 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ a b c "Official Selection 1953: All the Selection". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 26 December 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "1953 - As long as there are stars ..." cannes-fest.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  5. ^ a b "6ème Festival International du Film - Cannes". cinema-francais.fr (in French). Retrieved 6 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Opening of the 1953 festival". fresques.ina.fr. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Walt Disney honoured at 1953 cannes film festival". books.google.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Juries 1953: All the Juries". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  9. ^ "1953 - Le Jury, Les Prix". cannes-fest.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  10. ^ "FIPRESCI Awards 1953". fipresci.org. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  11. ^ a b "Cannes Film Festival Awards for 1953". imdb.com. Retrieved 8 July 2017.

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