1956 Cannes Film Festival

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Palme d'OrThe Silent World, Jacques Yves Cousteau and Louis Malle (France)
Special Jury PrizeThe Mystery of Picasso, Henri-Georges Clouzot (France)
Best ActressSusan Hayward, I'll Cry Tomorrow (United States)
DirectionSerge Youtkevitch, Othello (U.S.S.R.)
Poetic Humor FilmSmiles of a Summer Night, Ingmar Bergman (Sweden)
Human DocumentPather Panchali, Satyajit Ray (India)

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