3rd Berlin International Film Festival

The 3rd annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 18 to 28 June 1953.[1] This year's festival did not give any official jury prizes, instead awards were given by audience voting. This continued until the FIAPF granted Berlin "A-Status" in 1956.[2]

3rd Berlin International Film Festival
Festival poster
LocationWest Berlin, Germany
Founded1951
AwardsGolden Bear (Le Salaire de la peur)
Festival date18–28 June 1953
WebsiteWebsite

Golden Bear was awarded to Le Salaire de la peur by audience vote.[3] The festival held a retrospective on the Silent films.[4]

Films in competition

The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear award:[5]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
The Village Sie fanden eine Heimat Leopold Lindtberg Switzerland / United Kingdom
Where Chimneys Are Seen Entotsu no mieru basho Heinosuke Gosho Japan
The Wages of Fear Le Salaire de la peur Henri-Georges Clouzot France / Italy
Green Magic Magia verde Gian Gaspare Napolitano Italy
Man on a Tightrope Elia Kazan USA
The City Stands Trial Processo alla città Luigi Zampa Italy
Ein Herz spielt falsch Rudolf Jugert Germany
Fight of the Tertia Der Kampf der Tertia Erik Ode Germany
Mr. Hulot's Holiday Monsieur Hulot's Holiday Jacques Tati France

Key

Winner of the main award for best film in its section

Awards

The following prizes were awarded by audience votes:[3]

References

  1. "3rd Berlin International Film Festival". berlinale.de. Retrieved 22 December 2009.
  2. "JURIES 1953". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 23 October 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  3. "PRIZES & HONOURS 1953". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 15 October 2013. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
  4. "Retrospective". Archived from the original on 4 March 2017. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  5. "PROGRAMME 1953". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
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