1957 Cannes Film Festival

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Palme d'OrFriendly Persuasion, William Wyler (United States)
Special Jury PrizeKanal, Andrzej Wajda (Poland)
The Seventh Seal, Ingmar Bergman (Sweden)
Special PrizeThe Forty-First, Grigori Chukhrai (U.S.S.R.)
Best ActorJohn Kitzmiller, Valley of Faces (Yugoslavia)
Best ActressGiuletta Masina, Nights of Cabiria (Italy/France)
DirectionRobert Bresson, A Man Escaped (France)
DocumentaryThe Roof of Japan, Sadao Imamura (Japan)
Qivitoq, Erik Balling (Denmark)
Special MentionGotoma the Buddha, Rajbans Khanna (India)
Country Selection: FranceHe Who Must Die, Jules Dassin
A Man Escaped, Robert Bresson
Toute la Memoire du Monde, Alain Resnais
Noik, Edmond Sechan

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