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1957 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 10th Cannes Film Festival
Opening film Around the World in 80 Days
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Friendly Persuasion)
Number of films 31 (In Competition)[1]
1 (Out of Competition)
29 (Short Film)
Festival date 2 May 1957 (1957-05-02) – 17 May 1957 (1957-05-17)
Website festival-cannes.com/en

The 10th Cannes Film Festival was held on 2-17 May 1957.[2] The Palme d'Or went to the Friendly Persuasion by William Wyler.[3] The festival opened with Around the World in 80 Days by Michael Anderson.[4]


Feature film competition[edit]

Films out of competition[edit]



  1. ^ "Official Selection 1957 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "1957 - The Act of Cannes". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Awards 1957 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Retro Cannes". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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