Cannes Film Festival 1956

The 9st edition of the Cannes Film Festival was held from April 23, 1956 to May 10, 1956 in the city of Cannes in France, awarding the best films from a large part of the world. The president of the jury for the main competition was Maurice Lehmann. The movie Shadow of the Guillotine, opened the festival.

To below is the complete list of the nominees and winners of the 1956 Cannes Film Festival.

See awards for film

Golden Palm - Best Film

Best Leading Actress

Golden Palm - Best Short Film