1956 Cannes Film Festival

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Palme d'Or The Silent World, Jacques Yves Cousteau and Louis Malle (France)
Special Jury Prize The Mystery of Picasso, Henri-Georges Clouzot (France)
Best Actress Susan Hayward, I'll Cry Tomorrow (United States)
Direction Serge Youtkevitch, Othello (U.S.S.R.)
Poetic Humor Film Smiles of a Summer Night, Ingmar Bergman (Sweden)
Human Document Pather Panchali, Satyajit Ray (India)

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