1967 Cannes Film Festival

The 20th Cannes Film Festival was held from 27 April to 12 May 1967.[4] The Grand Prix du Festival International du Film went to the Blowup by Michelangelo Antonioni.[2] The festival opened with J'ai tué Raspoutine, directed by Robert Hossein and closed with Batouk, directed by Jean Jacques Manigot.[5][6][7]

1967 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 20th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by René Ferracci.[1]
Opening filmJ'ai tué Raspoutine
Closing filmBatouk
LocationCannes, France
AwardsGrand Prix du Festival
International du Film

No. of films24 (In Competition)[3]
7 (Out of Competition)
16 (Short Film)
Festival date27 April 1967 (1967-04-27) – 12 May 1967 (1967-05-12)
Cannes Film Festival


The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 1967 film competition:[8]

Feature films

Short films

  • Mark Turfkhuyer (Belgium) (journalist) President
  • Tahar Cheriaa (Tunisia)
  • André Coutant (France) (technician)
  • Zdravka Koleva (Bulgaria)
  • Jean Schmidt (France)

Official selectionEdit

In competition - Feature filmEdit

The following feature films competed for the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film:[3]

Films out of competitionEdit

The following films were selected to be screened out of competition:[3]

Short film competitionEdit

The following short films competed for the Grand Prix International du Festival:[3]

  • Crunch-crunch by Carlos Marchiori
  • Dada by Greta Deses
  • L'Emploi du temps by Bernard Lemoine
  • Gloire à Félix Tournachon by André Martin
  • Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass Double Feature by John Hubley
  • Insitne umenie by Vlado Kubenko
  • Jedan plus jedan jeste tri by Branko Ranitovic
  • Larghetto by Waclaw Kondek
  • Napló by György Kovásznai
  • Opus by Don Levy
  • Remedios Varo by Jomí García Ascot
  • Sky Over Holland by John Fernhout
  • La Tana by Luigi Di Gianni
  • Toys by Grant Munro
  • Versailles by Albert Lamorisse
  • Die Widerrechtliche Ausübung der Astronomie by Peter Schamoni

Parallel sectionEdit

International Critics' WeekEdit

The following feature films were screened for the 6th International Critics' Week (6e Semaine de la Critique):[9]


Alessandro Blasetti, Jury President
Michelangelo Antonioni, Grand Prix winner

Official awardsEdit

The following films and people received the 1967 Official selection awards:[2]

Short films

Independent awardsEdit


Commission Supérieure Technique[2]

OCIC Award[10]


  1. ^ "Posters 1967". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 24 December 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d e "20ème Festival International du Film - Cannes". cinema-francais.fr (in French). Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d "Official Selection 1967: All the Selection". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 26 December 2013.
  4. ^ "1967 - Accidents de parcours (Road accidents)". cannes-fest.com (in French). Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  5. ^ A.H. Weiler, The Flight Plan of 'Peter Pan' , New York Times. pp. 11. 27 November February 1966. Retrieved on 10 December 2013.
  6. ^ "Opening of the 1967 festival". fresques.ina.fr. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  7. ^ "Cannes Film Festival". ina.fr. Retrieved 25 May 2017. Translation: On the occasion of the coming projection of "Batouk", which will close the 20th Festival International du Film de Cannes...
  8. ^ "Juries 1967: Long film". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.
  9. ^ "6e Selecion de la Semaine de la Critique - 1967". archives.semainedelacritique.com. Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  10. ^ "Cannes Film Festival Awards for 1967". imdb.com. Retrieved 3 July 2017.


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