9th Berlin International Film Festival
The 9th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 26 June – 7 July 1959. The festival welcome cinematic movement known as the New Wave and screening the work of directors such as Jean-Luc Godard, Agnès Varda and François Truffaut. The Golden Bear was awarded to the French film Les Cousins directed by Claude Chabrol.
|Location||West Berlin, Germany|
|Awards||Golden Bear (Les Cousins)|
|Festival date||26 June – 7 July 1959|
Films in competition
The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear award:
† Winner of the main award for best film in its section
- Golden Bear: Les Cousins by Claude Chabrol
- Silver Bear for Best Director: Akira Kurosawa for Kakushi-toride no san-akunin
- Silver Bear for Best Actress: Shirley MacLaine for Ask Any Girl
- Silver Bear for Best Actor: Jean Gabin for Archimède le clochard
- Silver Bear Extraordinary Prize of the Jury: Hayley Mills for Tiger Bay
- FIPRESCI Award
- OCIC Award
- Paradies und Feuerofen by Victor Herbert
- Youth Film Award
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