| Share

1959 Cannes Film Festival

Palme d'OrBlack Orpheus, Marcel Camus (France)
Special Jury PrizeStars, Konrad Wolf (Bulgaria)
International PrizeNazarin, Luis Buñuel (Mexico)
Best ActorDean Stockwell, Bradford Dillman and Orson Welles for their combined performances in Compulsion (United States)
Best ActressSimone Signoret, Room at the Top (United Kingdom)
DirectionThe 400 Blows, François Truffaut (France)
ComedyPolicarpo, Mario Soldati (Italy)
Special MentionThe White Heron, Teinosuke Kinugasa (Japan)
Fipresci AwardHiroshima Mon Amour, Alain Resnais (France/Japan)
Araya, Margot Benaceraf (Venezuela)
Catholic Film Office AwardThe 400 Blows, François Truffaut (France)
Film Writers AwardMargerite Duras and Alain Resnais, Hiroshima Mon Amour (France/Japan)

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

1960 Cannes Film FestivalCannes Film Festival Winners1958 Cannes Film Festival

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring