17th Venice International Film Festival

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17th Venice International Film Festival
Location Venice, Italy
Founded 1932
Festival date 28 August – 9 September 1956
Website Website
Venice Film Festival chronology

The 17th annual Venice International Film Festival was held from 28 August to 9 September 1956.[1]

Jury[edit]

Films in competition[edit]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
The Awakening Suor Letizia Mario Camerini Italy
Empire in the Sun L'impero del sole Enrico Gras Italy
The Captain from Köpenick Der Hauptmann von Köpenick Helmut Käutner West Germany
A Hatful of Rain Fred Zinnemann USA
The Immortal Garrison Bessmertnyy garnizon Zakhar Agranenko & Eduard Tisse Russia
The Ogre of Athens O Drakos Nikos Koundouros Greece
Street of Shame Akasen chitai Kenji Mizoguchi Japan
Attack Robert Aldrich USA
Bigger Than Life Nicholas Ray USA
The Burmese Harp Biruma no tategoto Kon Ichikawa Japan
The Rocket from Calabuch Calabuch Luis García Berlanga Spain
Main street Calle Mayor Juan Antonio Bardem Spain
Gervaise René Clément France
(lit.) "Bullfighter!" Torero! Carlos Velo Mexico
(lit.) "The trip across Paris" La Traversée de Paris Claude Autant-Lara France

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 1950′s [sic]". Retrieved October 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Juries for the 1950′s [sic]". Retrieved October 8, 2013. 

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