Festival de Cannes: Official Selection 1955by ndmailbox | created - 19 Aug 2012 | updated - 19 Aug 2012 | Public
- LES TRÉSORS DE LA MER ROUGE directed by Michel ROCCA
- 2'21"6 BUTTERFLY STROKE : DOLPHIN-KICK directed by T. MIJATA
- A ESPERANCA E' ETERNA directed by Marcos MARGULIES
- AGGTELEK directed by Ágoston KOLLÁNYI
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1. A Kid for Two Farthings (1955)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In a lower-class London community of small shops, open-air vendors and flea-marketers, Joe, a small boy, lives with his mother, Joanne, who works in and rooms above the Kandinsky tailor ... See full summary »
2. Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
Not Rated | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A one-armed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.
3. Biraj Bahu (1954)
Nilambhar Chakravorty belongs to a poor family, and lives in a joint family with his married brother, Pitambar, unmarried sister, Punnu, and wife, Biraj. Since his sister is of marriageable... See full summary »
5. Boot Polish (1954)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
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.
7. The Crucified Lovers (1954)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, History, Romance
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.
9. Det brenner i natt! (1955)
96 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
11. Le dossier noir (1955)
115 min | Drama
Jacques Arnaud arrives in a small town somewhere in the province. Soon a citizen reports to him that strangers have broken into his house where they stole a mysterious "black dossier".
12. Rififi (1955)
Not Rated | 118 min | Crime, Thriller
Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes...
Votes: 21,250 | Gross: $0.06M
Award for Best Director Ex-aequo
13. East of Eden (1955)
PG | 118 min | Drama
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.
14. Heroes of Shipka (1955)
90 min | Drama, History, War
Epic historical drama. The Russo - Turkish War of Liberation of 1878 and the role of the Bulgarian Volunteer Gorps.
Award for Best Director Ex-aequo
15. Hayat ou maut (1955)
75 min | Drama, Thriller
A man with cardiac problems, had heart attack and sent his daughter to get the medicine from the drug store, however the pharmacist discovers that he sent the wrong medication, he cooperates with the police to stop a disaster.
16. Hill 24 Doesn't Answer (1955)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
This was the first movie produced in Israel. It deals with the outbreak of hostilities during the war for independence in 1947. The message of this film was the sadness and stupidity of ... See full summary »
18. Jedda the Uncivilized (1955)
101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Set against the harsh natural surrounds of outback Northern Territory, Jedda captures a rare and honest glimpse into the heart and history of indigenous Australia. Young Jedda is caught ... See full summary »
19. The Gold of Naples (1954)
Not Rated | 138 min | Comedy, Drama
Tribute to Naples, where director De Sica spent his first years, this is a collection of 6 Napolitean episodes : a clown exploited by a gangster ; an inconstant pizza seller (Sofia) loosing... See full summary »
20. Liliomfi (1955)
109 min | Comedy
Mariska and Liliomfi fall in love without suspecting that Mariska's foster father is also Liliomfi's uncle. Soon the couple must contend with the professor's plan to make Liliomfi give up his "unrespectable" profession of acting.
21. Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs (1955)
115 min | Biography, Drama, History
King Ludwig II of Bavaria is frustrated, having to accept parliament's will to join Bismarck, rather he his cultured Habsburg friends, in wars. His love-life being as fruitless, he seeks ... See full summary »
22. Marcelino pan y vino (1955)
G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Marcelino is an orphan who grows up in a monastery. One day when he eats his small meal in a room full of old things he gives a piece of his bread to an old wooden Jesus figure - and indeed... See full summary »
23. Marty (1955)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Palme d'Or Unanimité
26. Roots (1954)
85 min | Drama
Mexican and Latin-American classic. Four independent stories based on writer Francisco Rojas Gonzáles's work, depicting the reality of Mexican indian people: Las Vacas, Nuestra Señora, El ... See full summary »
30. Stella (1955)
90 min | Drama, Romance
The story of a young, wild woman who doesn't want to compromise and settle down. Stella is a restless, rebellious Greek woman who plays with men and enjoys her life as much as she can. But ... See full summary »
31. The Country Girl (1954)
Unrated | 104 min | Drama, Music
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.
32. The End of the Affair (1955)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance
In wartorn London Maurice Bendrix falls in love with neighbor Sarah Miles. They begin an illicit romance behind Sarah's husband's back. While war does not last forever, neither does love in... See full summary »