10th Venice International Film Festival

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10th Venice International Film Festival
Festial poster
LocationVenice, Italy
Festival date11 August – 1 September 1949
Venice Film Festival chronology

The 10th annual Venice International Film Festival [1] was held from 11 August to 1 September 1949. The Venice Film Festival came back permanently to the Palazzo del Cinema on the Lido di Venezia. The award for the Best film is called "The Lion of St. Marcus" (instead of Great International Prize of Venice) will maintain this name until 1953, when it becomes permanently Golden Lion.[2]


In Competition[edit]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
To the Eyes of Memory Aux yeux du souvenir Jean Delannoy France
Champion Mark Robson USA
Manon Henri-Georges Clouzot France
The Berliner Berliner Ballade Robert A. Stemmle Germany
Heaven Over the Marshes Cielo sulla palude Augusto Genina Italy
Eva Gustaf Molander Sweden
Johnny Belinda Jean Negulesco USA



  1. ^ "Venice Film Festival". IMDb. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  2. ^ "The 1940's". Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Juries for the 1940′s". Retrieved October 8, 2013.
  4. ^ "Venice Film Festival: 10th". bfi.org.uk. Archived from the original on 6 February 2009.

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