1977 Cannes Film Festival

1977 Cannes Film Festival

Official poster of the 30th Cannes Film Festival, an original illustration by Polish painter Wojciech Siudmak.[1]
Opening film The Duellists
Closing film Slap Shot
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Padre Padrone)
Number of films 23 (In Competition)[2]
45 (Out of Competition)
7 (Short Film)
Festival date 13 May 1977 (1977-05-13) – 27 May 1977 (1977-05-27)
Website festival-cannes.com/en

The 30th Cannes Film Festival was held on May 13–27. The Palme d'Or went to the Padre Padrone by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani.[3] A new non-competitive section, 'Le Passé composé', is held at this festival only and focuses on compilations.[4]

The festival opened with The Bishop's Bedroom, directed by Dino Risi and closed with Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill.[5]


Roberto Rossellini, Jury President

Feature film competition

Short film competition


Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, winners of the Palme d'Or at the event.


  1. "Posters 1977". Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  2. "Official Selection 1977 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  3. "Awards 1977 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  4. "1977 - A special Festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  5. "Critics' reactions to the 1977 awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013.

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