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1963 Cannes Film Festival

1963 Cannes Film Festival
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)

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 1
  • Feature film competition 2
  • Films out of competition 3
  • Awards 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


Feature film competition

Films out of competition


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


  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. 

External links

  • 1963 Cannes Film Festival
  • Cannes Film Festival 1963
  • Cannes Film Festival:1963 at Internet Movie Database
  • 16ème Festival International du Film - Cannes
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