List of winners of the top Cannes award, the Palme d'Or

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CANNES, France, May 27, 2007 (AFP) - As the 60th Cannes film festival prepares to crown the best film, the following is a list of the winners of the festival's top prize through the years. Once known as the Grand Prix, from 1975 the top award has been the "Palme d'Or" or Golden Palm.

CANNES, France, May 27, 2007 (AFP) - As the 60th Cannes film festival prepares to crown the best film, the following is a list of the winners of the festival's top prize through the years. Once known as the Grand Prix, from 1975 the top award has been the "Palme d'Or" or Golden Palm.

  • 1939: No prize as the festival was halted after 48 hours by Hitler's invasion of Poland.
  • 1946: 11 films shared the top prize, including:
    • Open City, by Roberto Rossellini
    • Maria Candelaria, by Emilio Fernandez
    • Brief Encounter, by David Lean
    • The Lost Weekend, by Billy Wilder
  • 1947: Six prizes including:
    • Les Maudits, by Rene Clement
    • Ziegfeld Follies, by Vincente Minnelli
    • Dumbo, by Walt Disney
  • 1949: The Third Man, by Carol Reed
  • 1951: Miracle In Milan, by Vittorio de Sica
    • Mademoiselle Julie, by Alf Sjoberg
  • 1952: Othello, by Orson Welles
    • Deux Sous d'Espoir, by Renato Castellani
  • 1953: The Wages of Fear, by Henri-Georges Clouzot
  • 1954: The Gate of Hell (Jigokumon), by Teinosuke Kinugasa
  • 1955: Marty, by Delbert Mann
  • 1956: Le Monde du Silence, by Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Louis Malle
  • 1957: Friendly Persuasion, by William Wyler
  • 1958: The Cranes are Flying, by Mikhail Kalatoz
  • 1959: Black Orpheus, by Marcel Camus
  • 1960: La Dolce Vita, by Federico Fellini
  • 1961: Viridiana, by Luis Bunuel
    • Une Aussi Longue Absence, by Henri Colpi
  • 1962: La Parole Donnee, by Anselmo Duarte
  • 1963: The Leopard, by Luchino Visconti
  • 1964: Les Parapluies de Cherbourg, by Jacques Demy
  • 1965: The Knack (...and How to Get It), by Richard Lester
  • 1966: Un Homme et Une Femme, by Claude Lelouch
    • Ces Messieurs Dames (Signore e signori), by Pietro Germi
  • 1967: Blow-Up, by Michelangelo Antonioni
  • 1969: If, by Lindsay Anderson
  • 1970: M*A*S*H, by Robert Altman
  • 1971: The Go-Between, by Joseph Losey
  • 1972: The Working Class Goes to Heaven, by Elio Petri
    • The Mattei Affair, by Francesco Rosi
  • 1973: Scarecrow, by Jerry Schatzberg
    • The Hireling, by Alan Bridges
  • 1974: The Conversation, by Francis Ford Coppola
  • 1975: Chronique des Annees de Braise, by Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina
  • 1976: Taxi Driver, by Martin Scorsese
  • 1977: Padre Padrone, by Paolo Taviani
  • 1978: The Tree of Wooden Clogs, by Ermanno Olmi
  • 1979: Apocalypse Now, by Francis Ford Coppola
    • The Tin Drum, by Volker Schlöndorff
  • 1980: Kagemusha, by Akira Kurosawa
    • All That Jazz, by Bob Fosse
  • 1981: Man of Iron, by Andrzej Wajda
  • 1982: Missing, by Costa-Gavras
  • Yol, by Yilmaz Guney
  • 1983: The Ballad of Narayama, by Shohei Imamura
  • 1984: Paris, Texas, by Wim Wenders
  • 1985: When Father Was Away on Business, by Emir Kusturica
  • 1986: The Mission, by Roland Joffé
  • 1987: Under the Sun of Satan, by Maurice Pialat
  • 1988: Pelle the Conqueror, by Bille August
  • 1989: Sex, Lies and Videotape, by Steven Soderbergh
  • 1990: Wild At Heart, by David Lynch
  • 1991: Barton Fink, by Joel and Ethan Coen
  • 1992: The Best Intentions, by Bille August
  • 1993: Farewell My Concubine, by Kaige Chen
    • The Piano, by Jane Campion
  • 1994: Pulp Fiction, by Quentin Tarantino
  • 1995: Underground, by Emir Kusturica
  • 1996: Secrets & Lies, by Mike Leigh
  • 1997: The Eel, by Shohei Imamura
    • Taste of Cherry, by Abbas Kiarostami
  • 1998: Eternity and a Day, by Theo Angelopoulos
  • 1999: Rosetta, by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
  • 2000: Dancer in the Dark, by Lars Von Trier
  • 2001: La Stanza del Figlio, by Nanni Moretti
  • 2002: The Pianist, by Roman Polanski
  • 2003: Elephant, by Gus Van Sant
  • 2004: Fahrenheit 9/11, by Michael Moore
  • 2005: L'Enfant, by Jean-Pierre Dardenne
  • 2006: The Wind That Shakes The Barley, by Ken Loach


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