Venice 1956

Golden Lion – The jury refused to break a tie between Harp of Burma and Calle Mayor and Calle Mayor and the prize was declared void.
Best Actor – Bourvil (La Traversée de Paris)
Best Actress – Maria Schell (Gervaise)
Special Mention – Street of Shame (Kenji Mizoguchi), The Captain from Köpenick (Heinz Rühmann), Suor Letizia (Anna Magnani), L’impero del sole (Franco Bernetti, Mario Craveri, Ubaldo Marelli, Giovanni Raffaldi), Torero! (Carlos Velo), The Immortal Garrison (Zakhar Agranenko & Eduard Tisse), Calle Mayor (Betsy Blair), The Burmese Harp (Kon Ichikawa), Calle Mayor (Juan Antonio Bardem)

Selection

Bus Stop
A Hatful of Rain
The Ogre of Athens
Attack
Bigger Than Life
The Rocket from Calabuch
Big and Small