Awards & Winners

1956 Cannes Film Festival Awards

Check winners and nominations of 1956 Cannes Film Festival Awards. Check awards winners of 1956 Cannes Film Festival Awards. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Palme d'Or

Louis Malle, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Honored for : The Silent World
Short Film Palme d'Or

Albert Lamorisse

Honored for : The Red Balloon
Cannes Best Director Award

Sergei Yutkevich

Honored for : Othello
Cannes Jury Prize

Henri-Georges Clouzot

Honored for : The Mystery of Picasso
Cannes Best Actress Award

Susan Hayward

Honored for : I'll Cry Tomorrow