1967 Cannes Film Festival

The 20th Cannes Film Festival was held from 27 April to 12 May 1967.[4] The Grand Prix du Festival International du Film went to the Blowup by Michelangelo Antonioni.[2] The festival opened with J'ai tué Raspoutine, directed by Robert Hossein and closed with Batouk, directed by Jean Jacques Manigot.[5][6][7]

1967 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 20th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by René Ferracci.[1]
Opening filmJ'ai tué Raspoutine
Closing filmBatouk
LocationCannes, France
Founded1946
AwardsGrand Prix du Festival
International du Film

(Blowup)[2]
No. of films24 (In Competition)[3]
7 (Out of Competition)
16 (Short Film)
Festival date27 April 1967 (1967-04-27) – 12 May 1967 (1967-05-12)
Websitefestival-cannes.com/en

Jury

The following people were appointed as the Jury of the 1967 film competition:[8]

Feature films

Short films

  • Mark Turfkhuyer (Belgium) (journalist) President
  • Tahar Cheriaa (Tunisia)
  • André Coutant (France) (technician)
  • Zdravka Koleva (Bulgaria)
  • Jean Schmidt (France)

Official selection

In competition - Feature film

The following feature films competed for the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film:[3]

Films out of competition

The following films were selected to be screened out of competition:[3]

Short film competition

The following short films competed for the Grand Prix International du Festival:[3]

  • Crunch-crunch by Carlos Marchiori
  • Dada by Greta Deses
  • L'Emploi du temps by Bernard Lemoine
  • Gloire à Félix Tournachon by André Martin
  • Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass Double Feature by John Hubley
  • Insitne umenie by Vlado Kubenko
  • Jedan plus jedan jeste tri by Branko Ranitovic
  • Larghetto by Waclaw Kondek
  • Napló by György Kovásznai
  • Opus by Don Levy
  • Remedios Varo by Jomí García Ascot
  • Sky Over Holland by John Fernhout
  • La Tana by Luigi Di Gianni
  • Toys by Grant Munro
  • Versailles by Albert Lamorisse
  • Die Widerrechtliche Ausübung der Astronomie by Peter Schamoni

Parallel section

International Critics' Week

The following feature films were screened for the 6th International Critics' Week (6e Semaine de la Critique):[9]

Awards

Official awards

The following films and people received the 1967 Official selection awards:[2]

Short films

  • Grand Prix International du Festival: Sky Over Holland by John Fernhout
  • Prix spécial du Jury: Gloire à Félix Tournachon by André Martin & Jedan plus jedan jeste tri by Branko Ranitovic-
  • Short film Technical Prize: Sky Over Holland by John Fernhout
  • Short film Technical Prize - Special Mention: Versailles by Albert Lamorisse

Independent awards

FIPRESCI[2]

Commission Supérieure Technique[2]

OCIC Award[10]

References

  1. "Posters 1967". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 24 December 2013.
  2. "20ème Festival International du Film - Cannes". cinema-francais.fr (in French). Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  3. "Official Selection 1967: All the Selection". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 26 December 2013.
  4. "1967 - Accidents de parcours (Road accidents)". cannes-fest.com (in French). Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  5. A.H. Weiler, The Flight Plan of 'Peter Pan' , New York Times. pp. 11. 27 November February 1966. Retrieved on 10 December 2013.
  6. "Opening of the 1967 festival". fresques.ina.fr. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  7. "Cannes Film Festival". ina.fr. Retrieved 25 May 2017. Translation: On the occasion of the coming projection of "Batouk", which will close the 20th Festival International du Film de Cannes...
  8. "Juries 1967: Long film". festival-cannes.fr. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.
  9. "6e Selecion de la Semaine de la Critique - 1967". archives.semainedelacritique.com. Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  10. "Cannes Film Festival Awards for 1967". imdb.com. Retrieved 3 July 2017.

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