1958 Cannes Film Festival

The 11th Cannes Film Festival was held from 2 to 18 May 1958.[4] The Palme d'Or went to the Letyat zhuravli by Mikhail Kalatozov.[5]

1958 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 11th Cannes Film Festival[1]
LocationCannes, France
AwardsPalme d'Or (Letyat zhuravli)[2]
No. of films26 (In Competition)[3]
1 (Out of Competition)
24 (Short Film)
Festival date2 May 1958 (1958-05-02) – 18 May 1958 (1958-05-18)


The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 1958 competition:[6]

Feature films

Short films

Feature film competition

The following feature films competed for the Palme d'Or:[3]

Out of competition

The following film was selected to be screened out of competition:[3]

Short film competition

The following short films competed for the Short Film Palme d'Or:[3]

  • A.B.C. by John Fernhout
  • Auf den Spuren des Lebens by Fritz Heydenreich
  • Dubrovacki pasteli by Marijan Vajda
  • Egy masodperc tortenete by Ágoston Kollányi
  • Gloria dei Medici by Antonio Petrucci
  • Goya, una vida apasionada by José María Ochoa
  • Grafica cloveku by France Kosmac
  • Horyû-Ji by Susumu Hani
  • La Joconde: Histoire d'une obsession by Henri Gruel
  • La Seine a rencontré Paris by Joris Ivens
  • Les mystères d'une goutte d'eau by Ann H. Matzner Dr.
  • Log Drive by Raymond Garceau
  • Mandu by Neil Gokhale
  • Nagrodzone uczucia by Walerian Borowczyk, Jan Lenica
  • Nez nam narostla kridla by Jiri Brnecka
  • Ô saisons ô châteaux by Agnès Varda
  • Perameren hylkeenpyytajat by Ulf Backstrom
  • Sapte Arte by Ion Popescu-Gopo
  • Sintra by João Mendes
  • The Story of a Roof by Jamie Uys
  • Trees And Jamaica Daddy by Lew Keller
  • Voici le pays d'Israel by Jean Lehérissey
  • Y gorakh salianskykh by Leonid Belokurov, Y. Przyjemski
  • Zimny parzdnik by Mikhaïl Slutsky


Official awards

The following films and people received the 1958 awards:[2]

Short films

Independent awards



  1. "Posters 1958". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 26 December 2013.
  2. "Awards 1958: All Awards". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 25 December 2013.
  3. "Official Selection 1958: All the Selection". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 26 December 2013.
  4. "1958 - Au seuil de la nouvelle vague (On the threshold of the new wave)". cannes-fest.com (in French). Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  5. "11ème Festival International du Film - Cannes". cinema-francais.fr (in French). Retrieved 6 June 2017.
  6. "Juries 1958". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.
  7. "FIPRESCI Awards 1958". fipresci.org. Retrieved 4 July 2017.


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