7th Venice International Film Festival (void)

The "7th" annual (void) Venice International Film Festival was held from 8 August to 1 September 1939. This edition has been strongly influenced by the Fascist regime and was deserted by the United States of America. The Mussolini Cup was won by the historical film Cardinal Messias, while the other main prizes were not awarded.[1]

7th Venice International Film Festival
LocationVenice, Italy
Festival date8 August – 1 September 1939
Venice Film Festival chronology


In CompetitionEdit

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
N/A Margarita, Armando y su padre Francisco Múgica Argentina
Divorce in Montevideo Divorcio en Montevideo Manuel Romero Argentina
From the Hills to the Valley De la sierra al valle Antonio Ber Ciani Argentina
Ambition Ambición Adelqui Migliar Argentina
The Outlaw El matrero Orestes Caviglia Argentina
N/A Congo, terre d'eaux vives (short film) André Cauvin Belgium
N/A L'Agneau Mystique de Van Eyck (short film) André Cauvin Belgium
Humoreska Otakar Vávra Bohemia
Macoun the Tramp Tulák Macoun Ladislav Brom Bohemia
N/A Sklenice i chléb (short film) Jaroslav Tuzar Bohemia
Behind the Facade Derrière la façade Yves Mirande, Georges Lacombe France
The Human Beast La Bête humaine Jean Renoir France
The End of the Day La Fin du jour Julien Duvivier France



  1. ^ "The 1930s". Retrieved October 8, 2013.
  2. ^ "Juries for the 1930s". Retrieved October 8, 2013.

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