Festival de Cannes: Official Selection 1955

Missing:
- LES TRÉSORS DE LA MER ROUGE directed by Michel ROCCA
Shorts:
- 2'21"6 BUTTERFLY STROKE : DOLPHIN-KICK directed by T. MIJATA
- A ESPERANCA E' ETERNA directed by Marcos MARGULIES
- AGGTELEK directed by Ágoston KOLLÁNYI
ARTE POPULAR PORTUGUESA directed by João MENDES
BLACK ON WHITE directed by John READ
BLINKITY BLANK directed by Norman MCLAREN
BOW BELLS directed by Anthony SIMMONS
BRONSALDER directed by Lars KRANTZ
BUSH DOCTOR directed by Jean P. PALARDY
CYRK directed by Wlodzimierz HAUPE
DE SABLE ET DE FEU directed by Jean JABELY
DEN STANDHAFTIGE TINNSOLDAT directed by Ivo CAPRINO
DER SCHATZ DES ABENDLANDES directed by Ernst Stephan NIESSNER, Edmund VON HAMMER
DOBREHO VOJAK SVEJK directed by Jiri TRNKA
DOCK directed by Emile DEGELIN
GUARDIANS OF THE SOIL directed by David MILLIN
HOST directed by Thor ARNIJOT UDVANG, Carsten MUNCH
IMAGES PRÉHISTORIQUES directed by ARCADY, Thomas L. ROWE
IN CANTEC SI DANS directed by Ion BOSTAN
ISOLA DI FUOCO directed by Vittorio DE SETA
JAKTEN OVER SPORENE directed by Erik BORGE
L'HOMME DANS LA LUMIÈRE directed by René LUCOT
LA CIUDAD BLANCA directed by Waldo CERRUTO
LA GRANDE PÈCHE directed by Henri FABIANI
LE CONTE DE MA VIE directed by Jørgen ROOS
LES JARDINIERS D'ALLAH directed by Michel CLARENCE
NIEDZIELNY PORANEK directed by Andrzej MUNK
NOS FORETS directed by Auguste KERN
OP DE SPITSEN directed by Rudi HORNECKER
OPICI CISAR directed by Jan LACKO
OSTROV SAKHALINE directed by Vassili KATANIAN, Eldar RYAZANOV
PIERRE ROMAIN DESFOSSEZ directed by Gérard DE BOE
PULSSCHLAG DER ZEIT directed by René BOENIGER
SYMPHONY OF LIFE directed by T.A. ABRAHAM
THE GOLDEN RIVER directed by Pittamandalam Venktatachalapathy PATHY
THE STORY OF LIGHT directed by Joop GEESINK
TICKETS PLEASE directed by Emil NOFAL
TROIS COQUILLAGES DE TUNISIE directed by Roger MAUGE
WHEN MAGOO FLEW directed by Pete BURNESS
ZOLOTAYA ANTILOPA directed by Lev ATAMANOV
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1.
A Kid for Two Farthings (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In a lower-class London community of small shops, open-air vendors and flea-marketers, Joe, a small boy... (96 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
 
2.
Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A one-handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary. (81 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
3.
Biraj Bahu (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Nilambhar Chakravorty belongs to a poor family, and lives in a joint family with his married brother... (145 mins.)
Director: Bimal Roy
 
4.
Bolshaya semya (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An epic of the Zhurbin family of shipbuilders, spanning several generations. (108 mins.)
Director: Iosif Kheifits
 
5.
Boot Polish (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Preteen brother and sister, abandoned by their father to care of an abusive prostitute aunt, survive life in an Indian squatters' camp, aided by a friendly cripple, by learning to shine shoes instead of begging. (149 mins.)
Director: Prakash Arora
 
6.
Carmen Jones (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Contemporary version of the Bizet opera, with new lyrics and an African-American cast. (105 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
7.
The Crucified Lovers (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Ishun is a wealthy, but unsympathetic, master printer who has wrongly accused his wife and best employee of being lovers. To escape punishment, the accused run away together, but Ishun is certain to be ruined if word gets out. (102 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
 
8.
Lost Continent (1955 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
(120 mins.)
 
9.
Fire in the Night (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Tim works at a newspaper during day time, and is a pyromaniac at night. Only the newspaper's editor, which also is a childhood friend, knows about Tim's dark side. Until Margrethe also gets to know. (96 mins.)
Director: Arne Skouen
 
10.
Die Mücke (1954)
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(110 mins.)
Director: Walter Reisch
 
11.
Black Dossier (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(115 mins.)
Director: André Cayatte
 
12.
Rififi (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes... (122 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
“ Award for Best Director Ex-aequo ” - ndmailbox
 
13.
East of Eden (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend. (115 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
14.
Heroes of Shipka (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Epic historical drama. The Russo - Turkish War of Liberation of 1878 and the role of the Bulgarian Volunteer Gorps. (123 mins.)
Director: Sergey Vasilev
“ Award for Best Director Ex-aequo ” - ndmailbox
 
15.
Life or Death (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Kamal El Sheikh
 
16.
Hill 24 Doesn't Answer (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
This was the first movie produced in Israel. It deals with the outbreak of hostilities during the war for independence in 1947... (101 mins.)
“ Tribute ” - ndmailbox
 
17.
Il segno di Venere (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(101 mins.)
Director: Dino Risi
 
18.
Jedda the Uncivilized (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Set against the harsh natural surrounds of outback Northern Territory, Jedda captures a rare and honest... (101 mins.)
Director: Charles Chauvel
 
19.
The Gold of Naples (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Tribute to Naples, where director De Sica spent his first years, this is a collection of 6 Napolitean... (138 mins.)
 
20.
Liliomfi (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Mail for translation. A mult szazadi tortenetben Liliomfi, a tehetseges vandorszinesz es Mariska... (109 mins.)
Director: Károly Makk
 
21.
Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
King Ludwig II of Bavaria is frustrated, having to accept parliament's will to join Bismarck, rather he his cultured Habsburg friends... (115 mins.)
Director: Helmut Käutner
 
22.
The Miracle of Marcelino (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Marcelino is an orphan who grows up in a monastery. One day when he eats his small meal in a room full... (91 mins.)
Director: Ladislao Vajda
 
23.
Marty (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A middle-aged butcher and a school teacher who have given up on the idea of love meet at a dance and fall for each other. (90 mins.)
Director: Delbert Mann
“ Palme d'Or Unanimité ” - ndmailbox
 
24.
Onna no koyomi (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(100 mins.)
Director: Seiji Hisamatsu
 
25.
Dog's Heads (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
(97 mins.)
Director: Martin Fric
 
26.
Roots (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Mexican and Latin-American classic. Four independent stories based on writer Francisco Rojas Gonzáles's work... (103 mins.)
Director: Benito Alazraki
 
27.
Romeo & Juliet (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
(92 mins.)
 
28.
Samba Fantástico (1955 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
 
29.
Sen-hime (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(95 mins.)
Director: Keigo Kimura
 
30.
Stella (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The story of a young, wild woman who doesn't want to compromise and settle down. Stella is a restless... (90 mins.)
 
31.
The Country Girl (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A director hires an alcoholic has-been and strikes up a stormy relationship with the actor's wife, who he believes is the cause of all the man's problems. (104 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
 
32.
The End of the Affair (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In wartorn London Maurice Bendrix falls in love with neighbor Sarah Miles. They begin an illicit romance behind Sarah's husband's back... (105 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
34.
Italia K2 (1955 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(95 mins.)
Director: Marcello Baldi
“ OUT OF COMPETITION ” - ndmailbox