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1976 Cannes Film Festival


1976 Cannes Film Festival

1976 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 29th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Polish painter Wojciech Siudmak.[1]
Opening film That's Entertainment, Part II
Closing film Family Plot
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Taxi Driver)
Number of films 20 (In Competition)[2]
25 (Out of Competition)
10 (Short Film)
Festival date 13 May 1976 (1976-05-13) – 28 May 1976 (1976-05-28)

The 29th Cannes Film Festival was held on May 13-28, 1976. The Palme d'Or went to Taxi Driver by Martin Scorsese.[3] A new section, 'L'Air du temps', which was non-competitive and focused on contemporary subjects, was introduced at this festival and discontinued after the next.[4]

The festival opened with the documentary That's Entertainment, Part II, directed by Gene Kelly, and closed with Family Plot, directed by Alfred Hitchcock.[5][6][7]


Tennessee Williams, Jury President

Feature film competition

Films out of competition

Short film competition


Martin Scorsese, winner of the Palme d'Or at the event.


  1. ^ "Posters 1976". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1976 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Awards 1976 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "1976 - Goodfellas". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Opening of the 1976 festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "The wonders of the music hall at Cannes". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "The closing films at Cannes". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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