Awards for 1956

Silver Lion

WINNER


Not awarded.

Volpi Cup

Best Actor

WINNER

Four Bags Full: Bourvil
Unanimously.

Best Actress

WINNER

Gervaise: Maria Schell
Unanimously.

Special Mention

WINNERS

Street of Shame: Kenji Mizoguchi
For its poignancy.


The Awakening: Anna Magnani
For her performance.


Torero: Carlos Velo
For the originality.

The Immortal Garrison: Zakhar Agranenko, Eduard Tisse
For the direction and cinematography.

Main Street: Betsy Blair
For her performance.

The Burmese Harp: Kon Ichikawa
For the nobility of its images.

Main Street: Juan Antonio Bardem
For the technical skills and moral sincerity.

New Cinema Award

Best Film

WINNER

Best Actor

WINNER

Best Actress

WINNER

San Giorgio Prize

WINNER

OCIC Award - Honorable Mention

WINNER

Pasinetti Award

WINNER

Best Foreign Documentary

WINNER


Jury:

John Grierson: UK, head of jury
André Bazin: France
Cavallaro, G.B.: Italy
Fridrikh Ermler: Soviet Union

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