• Short Summary

    PRESENTATION OF AWARDS AT THE END OF THE 17TH CANNES FILM FESTIVAL -- PERHAPS THE MOST IMPORTANT -- CERTAINLY THE MOST GLITTERING OCCASION IN THE ENTIRE WORLD OF FILMS AND FILMING.

  • Description

    PRESENTATION OF AWARDS AT THE END OF THE 17TH CANNES FILM FESTIVAL -- PERHAPS THE MOST IMPORTANT -- CERTAINLY THE MOST GLITTERING OCCASION IN THE ENTIRE WORLD OF FILMS AND FILMING. IT'S THE CLIMAX OF 2-WEEKS OF INTENSIVE ACTIVITY DURING WHICH TWO JURIES HAVE SCREENED 51 FILMS TO FIND THE BEST FULL LENGTH FEATURE; THE BEST SHORT; THE MOST ORIGINAL INTERPRETATION OF A SUBJECT AND THE BEST ACTOR AND ACTRESS OF THE YEAR.

    THE TOP AWARD WENT TO THE FRENCH ENTRY "LES PARAPLUIES DE CHERBOURG", (THE CHERBOURG UMBRELLA) THAT HAS BEEN PLAYING TO PACKED HOUSES IN PARIS SINCE IT OPENED THREE MONTHS AGO. IT'S A MODERN FAIRYTALE, WHICH HAS BEEN TREATED AS A MODERN OPERETTA BY ITS WRITER AND DIRECTOR JACQUES DEMY, WHO WENT UP TO RECEIVE HIS AWARD ACCOMPANIED BY ANOUK AIMEE.

    THE SHORT FILM SPECIAL PRIZE WENT TO THE JAPANESE ENTRY "SUNA NO SONNA". ITALY'S SARO URZI (SEEN COLLECTING HIS AWARD) SHARES THE HONOUR OF THE YEARS'S BEST ACTOR WITH THE HUNGARIAN ANTAL PAGER. URZI STARRED IN "SEDOTTA E ABBANDONATA".

    (THE AWARD FOR THE BEST ACTRESS WAS ALSO SHARED -- BETWEEN BARBARA BARRIE FROM THE UNITED STATES AND THE BRITISH STAR ANN BANDROFT.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4XSAN3PKZGXUG00ROV1XKAZ1
    Media URN:
    VLVA4XSAN3PKZGXUG00ROV1XKAZ1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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