Cannes International Film Festival 1947

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The 2nd Cannes International Film Festival in 1947 took place from September 12 to September 25, 1947.


The following films were shown in the competition:

Movie title Director Country of production Actor (selection)
Les Amants du pont Sain-Jean Henri Decoin France
Uprising in Siberia Mario Camerini Italy Vittorio Gassman
The damned boat René Clément France Henri Vidal
Broadway tune 1950 Lemuel Ayers
Roy Del Ruth
Robert Lewis
Vincente Minnelli
Merrill Pye
George Sidney
Charles Walters
United States Fred Astaire
boomerang Elia Kazan United States Dana Andrews , Jane Wyatt , Lee J. Cobb
The Chase Arthur Ripley United States Robert Cummings , Michèle Morgan
La Copla de la Dolores Benito Perojo Argentina , Spain Imperio Argentina
Dumbo Ben Sharpsteen United States Cartoon
La Gata Mario Soffici Argentina
Unrestrained love Curtis Bernhardt United States Joan Crawford , Van Heflin , Raymond Massey
In the crossfire Edward Dmytryk United States Robert Young , Robert Mitchum , Robert Ryan
Ivy Sam Wood United States Joan Fontaine
The jazz singer Alfred E. Green United States Larry Parks
Marouf, Savetier du Caire Jean Mauran Morocco
Ship to Indialand Ingmar Bergman Sweden
The strange love of Martha Ivers Lewis Milestone United States Barbara Stanwyck , Van Heflin , Kirk Douglas
Sperduti nel buio Camillo Mastrocinque Italy Vittorio De Sica
The game is over Jean Delannoy France
Tanitono Marton Keleti Hungary
Deadly secret Anthony Kimmins Great Britain Burgess Meredith
The crime of Giovanni Episcopo Alberto Lattuada Italy Aldo Fabrizi
Two women Arnold Sjöstrand Sweden Eva Dahlbeck
Two in Paris Jacques Becker France Roger Pigaut

Award winners

No general Grand Prix was awarded this year . The prizes were divided into genre prizes:

  • Grand Prix (“Psychological Drama / Love Film”): Two in Paris
  • Grand Prix ("adventure and crime film"): The boat of the damned
  • Grand Prix ("social drama"): In the crossfire
  • Grand Prix ("Comedy / Musical"): Broadway melody 1950
  • Grand Prix ("Animation"): Dumbo

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