1957 Cannes Film Festival

The 10th Cannes Film Festival was held from 2 to 17 May 1957.[4]

1957 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 10th Cannes Film Festival[1]
Opening filmAround the World in 80 Days
LocationCannes, France
AwardsPalme d'Or
(Friendly Persuasion)[2]
No. of films31 (In Competition)[3]
1 (Out of Competition)
29 (Short Film)
Festival date2 May 1957 (1957-05-02) – 17 May 1957 (1957-05-17)

Nights of Cabiria by Federico Fellini, A Man Escaped by Robert Bresson, and The Seventh Seal by Ingmar Bergman were entered for the Palme d'Or. They lost to Friendly Persuasion by William Wyler.[5] The festival opened with Around the World in 80 Days by Michael Anderson.[6] During the 1957 Cannes Film Festival, Dolores del Río was the first female member of the jury for the official selection.[7]


The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 1957 competition:[8]

Feature films

Short films

Feature film competitionEdit

The following feature films competed for the Palme d'Or:[3]

Out of competitionEdit

The following film was selected to be screened out of competition:[3]

Short film competitionEdit

The following short films competed for the Short Film Palme d'Or:[3]


André Maurois, Jury President
William Wyler, Palme d'Or winner

Official awardsEdit

The following films and people received the 1957 awards:[2][5]

Short films

Independent awardsEdit

OCIC Award[9]


  1. ^ "Posters 1957". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 26 December 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Awards 1957: All Awards". cinema-francais.fr. Archived from the original on 25 December 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d "Official Selection 1957: All the Selection". cinema-francais.fr. Archived from the original on 26 December 2013.
  4. ^ "1957 - La Loi de Cannes (The Law of Cannes)". cannes-fest.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  5. ^ a b "10ème Festival International du Film - Cannes". cinema-francais.fr (in French). Retrieved 6 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Retro Cannes". mirror.co.uk. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  7. ^ "Honoring the Female Trailblazers of Cannes /2. Dolores del Río". harpersbazaar.com. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Le Jury, Les Prix 1957". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.
  9. ^ "Cannes Film Festival Awards for 1957". imdb.com. Retrieved 4 July 2017.

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