Festival de Cannes: Official Selection 1951

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A Place in the Sun (1951)
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A poor boy gets a job working for his rich uncle and ends up falling in love with two women. (122 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
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All About Eve (1950)
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An ingenue insinuates herself into the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends. (138 mins.)
 
3.
Balarrasa (1951)
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Javier is used to make the best of his military life. When a companion is killed in his place, he makes up his mind and enters religious life... (90 mins.)
 
4.
Bright Victory (1951)
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After he gets blinded by a German sniper's bullet in 1943, Sergeant Larry Nevins begins the long and painful road to recovery. (97 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
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Caiçara (1950)
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A beautiful woman with a tragic past marries the owner of a small shipyard in an island, and they set up residence in a poor village. Besides not being able to adapt to the place, the partner of her husband becomes hostile to her presence. (92 mins.)
 
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The Falling Star (1950)
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(108 mins.)
Director: Harald Braun
 
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Die tödlichen Träume (1951)
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(81 mins.)
Director: Paul Martin
 
8.
Four in a Jeep (1951)
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In post-war Vienna, occupied by the Allies, four sergeants representing each of the occupying nations (USA... (95 mins.)
 
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Doña Diabla (1950)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Tito Davison
 
10.
Edward and Caroline (1951)
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Edouard is a pianist, married with Caroline. This evening, they are invited to Claude's. Claude is the snobbish uncle of Caroline... (88 mins.)
Director: Jacques Becker
 
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Miss Julie (1951)
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Late 19th century. The young miss Julie lives in a mansion with her father. She has recently broken... (90 mins.)
Director: Alf Sjöberg
 
12.
Paris Vice Squad (1951)
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(90 mins.)
 
13.
The Path of Hope (1950)
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The story of a group of Sicilian miners and their families decide to illegally cross the border to France and their hardships. (105 mins.)
Director: Pietro Germi
 
14.
Strange Deception (1951)
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Back in his village, former war prisoner Bruno Baldi is dead set on avenging his brother who has been... (99 mins.)
 
15.
Juliette, or Key of Dreams (1951)
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Michel has stolen from his employer, Mr Bellanger, for the love of Juliette. He is now in jail. One night... (106 mins.)
Director: Marcel Carné
 
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Dance of Fire (1949)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Daniel Tinayre
 
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La virgen gitana (1951)
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The story of a gypsy girl and her relation with a painter whom she poses for. (92 mins.)
Director: Ramón Torrado
 
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Los isleros (1951)
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Leandro and the Carancha are inhabitants of the islands of the Parana Delta and agree a pair. They are... (112 mins.)
Director: Lucas Demare
 
22.
The Young and the Damned (1950)
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A group of juvenile delinquents live a violent and crime-filled life in the festering slums of Mexico City... (85 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
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The Marihuana Story (1950)
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Pablo Urioste is a respected surgeon, but he is forced to experience a nightmarish world after his wife... (98 mins.)
Director: León Klimovsky
 
24.
Miracle in Milan (1951)
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An old woman finds a baby among the cauliflowers in her garden. She takes care of the orphan, and calls him Totò... (100 mins.)
 
25.
Mussorgsky (1950)
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Saint Petersburg, 1858. A group of composers known as The Five meet at Balakirev's. Young Modest Mussorgsky... (120 mins.)
Director: Grigoriy Roshal
 
26.
Side Street Story (1950)
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A combination of a satire on war and a comedy with war as the background. It tells of the ordinary people living on a Naples sidestreet... (96 mins.)
 
27.
The New China (1951 Documentary)
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(105 mins.)
Stars: Feng Zhou
 
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Robinson warszawski (1950)
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The story of those who stayed in the ruins and rubbles of Warsaw after the failure of the 1944 uprising. (86 mins.)
Director: Jerzy Zarzycki
 
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Rumbo (1950)
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Rumbo es un simpático y espléndido joven de origen gitano que se encuentra en Sevilla con Gabriel, un... (90 mins.)
Director: Ramon Torrado
 
30.
Mirror of Holland (1950 Documentary)
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Documentary about The Netherlands shown as a reflection in a puddle. (10 mins.)
Director: Bert Haanstra
 
31.
The Last Mission (1949)
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A young woman is arrested for the murder of an elderly woman. At the police station she narrates her story... (80 mins.)
Director: Nikos Tsiforos
 
32.
The Browning Version (1951)
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Forced to retire from an English public school, an unpopular professor must confront his failure as a teacher and husband. (90 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
 
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The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)
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A melancholy poet reflects on three women he loved and lost in the past: a mechanical performing doll, a Venetian courtesan, and the consumptive daughter of a celebrated composer. (138 mins.)
 
34.
Különös házasság (1951)
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(112 mins.)
Director: Márton Keleti
 
35.
Así es Madrid (1949 Documentary)
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(19 mins.)
 
36.
Gods of Bali (1951 Documentary)
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(55 mins.)
Director: Nikola Drakulic
 
37.
Bim (1951)
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An Arab boy, Abdullah, loves his donkey, Bim, but another boy, Massoud, who also happens to be a prince... (45 mins.)
 
38.
Carnet de plongée (1950)
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39.
Colette (1951 Documentary)
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(21 mins.)
Director: Yannick Bellon
 
40.
Der gelbe Dom (1951 Documentary)
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41.
En Sevilla hay una fiesta (1949 Documentary)
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(11 mins.)
 
42.
Family Portrait (1950 Documentary)
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In preparation for the celebration of the 1951 Festival of Britain, this short film was released to... (25 mins.)
 
43.
French Canada: 1534-1848 (1950 Documentary)
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(13 mins.)
Director: Bernard Devlin
 
44.
The Private Life of a Silk Worm (1950 Documentary)
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45.
Schwarze Gesellen (1951 Short Film)
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Director: Walter Hege