15th Berlin International Film Festival
The 15th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 25 June to 6 July 1965. The festival started selecting the jury members on its own rather than countries sending designated representatives. The Golden Bear was awarded to the French film Alphaville directed by Jean-Luc Godard.
|Location||West Berlin, Germany|
|Awards||Golden Bear (Alphaville)|
|Festival date||25 June – 6 July 1965|
Films in competition
The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear award:
|English title||Original title||Director(s)||Country|
|Cat Ballou||Cat Ballou||Elliot Silverstein||USA|
|The Art of Living||El arte de vivir||Julio Diamante||Spain|
|Secrets Behind the Wall||Kabe no naka no himegoto||Kōji Wakamatsu||Japan|
|My Love and I||Kungsleden||Gunnar Höglund||Sweden|
|Love 65||Kärlek 65||Bo Widerberg||Sweden|
|Happiness||Le bonheur||Agnès Varda||France|
|Pajarito Gómez||Rodolfo Kuhn||Argentina|
|Repulsion||Repulsion||Roman Polanski||United Kingdom|
|Shakespeare Wallah||James Ivory||USA|
|The Knack ...and How to Get It||The Knack ...and How to Get It||Richard Lester||United Kingdom|
|Thomas the Impostor||Thomas l'imposteur||Georges Franju||France|
|The Reckless||Una bella grinta||Giuliano Montaldo||Sweden|
|The Obsessed of Catule||Vereda de Salvação||Anselmo Duarte||Brazil|
† Winner of the main award for best film in its section
- Golden Bear: Alphaville by Jean-Luc Godard
- Silver Bear for Best Director: Satyajit Ray for Charulata
- Silver Bear for Best Actress: Madhur Jaffrey for Shakespeare Wallah
- Silver Bear for Best Actor: Lee Marvin for Cat Ballou
- Silver Bear Extraordinary Jury Prize:
- Special Mention: Walter Newman and Frank Pierson for Cat Ballou
- Youth Film Award
- Youth Film Award – Honorable Mention
- FIPRESCI Award
- FIPRESCI Award – Honorable Mention
- OCIC Award
- UNICRIT Award
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