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1964 Cannes Film Festival

1964 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 16th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Jean-Claude Moreau.[1]
Opening film Cent mille dollars au soleil
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Grand Prix du Festival International du Film (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)
Number of films 25 (In Competition)[2]
3 (Out of Competition)
22 (Short Film)
Festival date 29 April 1964 (1964-04-29) – 14 May 1964 (1964-05-14)

The 17th Cannes Film Festival was held from 29 April to 14 May 1964. On this occasion, the Palme d’Or was renamed 'Grand Prix International du Festival', a name that remained in use through 1974, after which it became the Palme d'Or again.[3]

The Grand Prix du Festival International du Film went to the Les Parapluies de Cherbourg by Jacques Demy.[4] The festival opened with Cent mille dollars au soleil, directed by Henri Verneuil.[5]


Feature film competition

Films out of competition



  1. ^ "Posters 1964". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1964 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "1964 - The Umbrellas Cannes". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1964 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Check personalities at the Palais des festivals". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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