Awards & Winners

1959 Cannes Film Festival Awards

Check winners and nominations of 1959 Cannes Film Festival Awards. Check awards winners of 1959 Cannes Film Festival Awards. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Palme d'Or

Marcel Camus

Honored for : Black Orpheus
Cannes Best Director Award

François Truffaut

Honored for : The 400 Blows
Cannes Jury Prize

Konrad Wolf

Honored for : Stars
Cannes Best Actress Award

Simone Signoret

Honored for : Room at the Top
Cannes Best Actor Award

Bradford Dillman, Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell

Honored for : Compulsion