Cannes 1960 - Compétition

Jury présidé par Georges Simenon
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1.
La Dolce Vita (1960)
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A series of stories following a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome. (174 mins.)
“ Palme d'Or Unanimité ” - tibojakin
 
2.
Odd Obsession (1959)
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A man getting on in years sets out to find a way to resurrect his flagging virility. (96 mins.)
Director: Kon Ichikawa
“ Prix du Jury ” - tibojakin
 
3.
L'Avventura (1960)
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A woman disappears during a Mediterranean boating trip. During the search, her lover and her best friend become attracted to each other. (143 mins.)
“ Prix du Jury ” - tibojakin
 
4.
Never on Sunday (1960)
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An American scholar in Greece sets about improving the prostitute with whom he is infatuated. (91 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
“ Prix d'interprétation féminine Ex-aequo pour Melina Mercouri ” - tibojakin
 
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Moderato cantabile (1960)
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A wealthy and bored woman is witness of a murder in affection and meets another witness. She asks him about the history of the victim and falls in love with him. (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Brook
“ Prix d'interprétation féminine Ex-aequo pour Jeanne Moreau ” - tibojakin
 
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Ballad of a Soldier (1959)
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Young Russian soldier Alyosha earns a medal, but asks to visit his mother instead. His journey recounts various kinds of love during wartime. (88 mins.)
“ Prix de la meilleure participation Unanimité ” - tibojakin
 
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The Lady with the Dog (1960)
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In the Nineteenth Century, at the seaside resort of Yalta, the upper class Dimitri Gurov from Moscow meets Anna Sergeyovna walking with her little dog... (83 mins.)
Director: Iosif Kheifits
“ Prix de la meilleure participation Unanimité ” - tibojakin
 
8.
Cidade Ameaçada (1960)
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The story of Passarinho, one of the most feared and dangerous Brazilian criminals. He and his gang terrorized... (104 mins.)
Director: Roberto Farias
 
9.
The Ninth Circle (1960)
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In order to save Jewish girl from the Nazis and their colaborators, Croatian family arranges her to be wed to their young son... (107 mins.)
Director: France Stiglic
 
10.
Home from the Hill (1960)
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Dramatic story of the influential Hunnicutt family set in Texas during the late 1950s. (150 mins.)
 
11.
The Chasers (1959)
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Two men attracted to the same woman are attending a trip with her in the Mountains during the bird hunting season. A triangular love drama ending with tragedy. Or is it, really? (94 mins.)
Director: Erik Løchen
 
12.
Boy of Two Worlds (1959)
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Young boy whose father was from Denmark and mother from a tropical island must live with his paternal aunt in Denmark. His skin color becomes an issue right away and he decides to escape and live in the forest. (93 mins.)
 
13.
The Virgin Spring (1960)
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A kind but pampered beautiful young virgin and her family's pregnant and jealous servant set out to deliver candles to church, but only one returns from events that transpire in the woods along the way. (89 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
14.
When the Woman Butts In (1960)
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The study of Dr Frantisek Prucha, who bears the nickname Faust, is located in Faust's House, now converted into a hospital... (80 mins.)
 
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America As Seen by a Frenchman (1960 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
 
17.
Le Trou (1960)
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In prison four long-sentence inmates planning an elaborate escape cautiously induct a new inmate to join in their scheme which leads to distrust and uncertainty. (132 mins.)
Director: Jacques Becker
 
18.
The Delinquents (1960)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura
 
19.
Macario (1960)
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Poor, hungry peasant Macario longs for just one good meal on the Day of the Dead. After his wife cooks a turkey for him... (91 mins.)
 
20.
Letter Never Sent (1960)
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Four geologists search for diamonds in the wilderness of Siberia. (97 mins.)
 
21.
The Savage Innocents (1960)
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An Eskimo who has had little contact with white men goes to a trading post where he accidentally kills a missionary and finds himself being pursued by the police. (110 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
22.
First Lesson (1960)
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A lyrical account of a difficult love in a class-conscious society. (98 mins.)
 
23.
Si le vent te fait peur (1960)
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(83 mins.)
Director: Emile Degelin
 
24.
Sons and Lovers (1960)
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Jack Cardiff received a 1960 Oscar Nomination as Best Director for this lush, engaging film starring Trevor Howard... (103 mins.)
Director: Jack Cardiff
 
25.
Sujata (1960)
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The movie basically revolves around the caste system that is prevelant in India even to this day. It also raises interesting questions regarding family ties and how deep they can be. (161 mins.)
Director: Bimal Roy
 
26.
The Enchanting Shadow (1960)
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(83 mins.)
Director: Han Hsiang Li
 
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The Young One (1960)
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A jazz musician seeks refuge from a lynch mob on a remote island, where he meets a hostile game warden and the young object of his attentions. (95 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
29.
Bad Luck (1960)
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The story is an odyssey of a little man through Poland of 1930 to 1950. It shows his attempts to cope... (92 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Munk