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1966 Cannes Film Festival

1966 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 19th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Rene Ferracci.[1]
Opening film Modesty Blaise
Closing film Faraon
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Grand Prix du Festival International du Film (Signore & Signori)
Number of films 25 (In Competition)[2]
16 (Short Film)
Festival date 5 May 1966 (1966-05-05) – 20 May 1966 (1966-05-20)

The 19th Cannes Film Festival was held on May 5-20, 1966. To honour the festival's 20th anniversary, a special prize was given.[3]

The Grand Prix du Festival International du Film went to the Signore & Signori by Pietro Germi.[4] The festival opened with Modesty Blaise, directed by Joseph Losey and closed with Faraon, directed by Jerzy Kawalerowicz.[5][6]


Sophia Loren, Jury President

Feature film competition

Short film competition



  1. ^ "Posters 1966". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1966 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "1966 - A film and a (half) Palme". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Awards 1966 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Opening of the 1966 festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "PHARAOH". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

External links

  • 1966 Cannes Film Festival
  • Cannes Film Festival 1966
  • Cannes Film Festival:1966 at Internet Movie Database
  • 19ème Festival International du Film - Cannes
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