1963 Cannes Film Festival

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1963 Cannes Film Festival
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Official poster of the 16th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Jean-Denis Maillart.[1]
Opening film The Birds
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Il Gattopardo)
Number of films 26 (In Competition)[2]
2 (Out of Competition)
22 (Short Film)
Festival date 9 May 1963 (1963-05-09) – 23 May 1963 (1963-05-23)
Website festival-cannes.com/en

The 16th Cannes Film Festival was held on 9-23 May 1963.[3] The Palme d'Or went to the Il Gattopardo by Luchino Visconti.[4] The festival opened with The Birds, directed by Alfred Hitchcock.[5][6]

Jury

Feature film competition

Films out of competition

Awards

Luchino Visconti, winner of the Palme d'Or at the event.

References

  1. "Posters 1963". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. "Official Selection 1963 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. "1963 - The Price of a Cheetah". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. "Awards 1963 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. "1963 Cannes Film Festival opening film". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. "Opening of the 1963 festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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