Cannes International Film Festival 1963

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The 16th Cannes International Film Festival in 1963 took place from May 9th to May 23rd, 1963.


The following films were shown in the competition of this year's festival:

Movie title Director Country of production Actor (selection)
The abysses Nikos Papatakis France
As twee druppels water Fons Rademakers Netherlands
Alvorada - New beginnings in Brazil Hugo Niebeling Germany documentary
The queen bee Marco Ferreri Italy , France Ugo Tognazzi , Marina Vlady , Walter Giller
La Cage Robert Darène Gabon , France Jean Servais
Codine Henri Colpi France , Romania Françoise Brion
harakiri Masaki Kobayashi Japan Tatsuya Nakadai
Lord of the flies Peter Brook Great Britain
In the residential area Tamás Fejér Hungary
Collision Marcel Bluwal France Jean-Claude Brialy , Louis de Funès , Michel Serrault
The art of being loved Wojciech Has Poland Barbara Krafftówna , Zbigniew Cybulski
The leopard * Luchino Visconti Italy , France Burt Lancaster , Claudia Cardinale , Alain Delon
Alluring laurel Lindsay Anderson Great Britain Richard Harris
Optimistic tragedy Samson Samsonov Soviet Union
El Otro Cristóbal Armand Gatti Cuba
Ouranos Takis Kanellopoulos Greece
Pour la suite du monde Michel Brault , Pierre Perrault Canada documentary
Le Rat d'Amérique Jean-Gabriel Albicocco France , Italy Charles Aznavour
tobacco Nikola Korabov Bulgaria , Soviet Union Nevena Kokanova
The usual love Francisco Regueiro Spain
Los venerables todos Manuel Antin Argentina
The engaged Ermanno Olmi Italy
What really happened to Baby Jane? Robert Aldrich United States Bette Davis , Joan Crawford
When the hangover comes Vojtěch Jasný Czechoslovakia Vlastimil Brodský
Who disturbs the nightingale Robert Mulligan United States Gregory Peck , Mary Badham , Brock Peters
Wu Ze Tian Han Hsiang Li Hong Kong

* = Golden palm

International jury

The jury president this year was the French writer Armand Salacrou . He headed the following jury: Rostislaw Jurenew , François Chavane , Gian-Luigi Rondi , Jacqueline Audry , Jean de Baroncelli , Kashiko Kawakita , Robert Hossein , Rouben Mamoulian , Steven Pallos and Wilfrid Baumgartner .

Award winners

  • Golden palm : the leopard
  • Special prize of the jury: When the hangover comes and Seppuku
  • Best Actor: Richard Harris in Alluring Laurels
  • Best Actress: Marina Vlady in The Queen Bee
  • Best script: Dumitru Carabat, Henri Colpi and Yves Jamiaque for Codine

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