1954 Cannes Film Festival

1954 Cannes Film Festival

Official poster of the 7th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Piva.[1]
Opening film Le Grand Jeu
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Grand Prize of the Festival (Gate of Hell)
Number of films 43 (In Competition)[2]
51 (Short Film)
Festival date 25 March 1954 (1954-03-25) – 9 April 1954 (1954-04-09)
Website festival-cannes.com/en

The 7th Cannes Film Festival was held on March 25 - April 9, 1954.[3] The Grand Prize of the Festival went to the Gate of Hell by Teinosuke Kinugasa.[4] The festival opened with Le Grand Jeu by Robert Siodmak.[5][6]


Jean Cocteau, Jury President

Feature film competition


Teinosuke Kinugasa, winner of the Grand Prize of the Festival at the event.

Grand Prize of the Festival

Jury Special Prize

International Prize

Special Mention

Special Award

Best Puppet Short Film

Best Fantastic-Poetic Film

OCIC Award


  1. "Posters 1954". Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  2. "Official Selection 1954 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  3. "1954 - The Great Game". Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  4. "Awards 1954 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  5. "Opening of the 1954 Festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  6. "Opening of the 1954 festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013.

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