1959

12th Locarno Festival

International Jury, feature films

Award for the best direction
Stanley Kubrick for the film KILLER’S KISS

Special Mention
OVECOCH NADPRIROZONYCH by Jiri Krejcik

Best Actor
Ernest Borgnine in THE RABBIT TRAP

Most spectacular film 
KAPITANSKAIA DOTSCHKA by Vladimir Kaplounovsky

Funniest Film
I SOLITI IGNOTI by Mario Monicelli

Best documentary
MOI, UN NOIR by Jean Rouch
 

International Jury, Short films

Honor Mention, Short Films
JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU by Jean-Pierre Viret and Roger Leenhardt;
DAUMIER by Henri Sarrade and Roger Leenhardt

Best animation film, short films
LUI ET ELLE by Jean Jabely

Mention, Short Films
GEOMETRIE, SPRACHE DER FORMEN by Dieter Schönbach

Best techniques, short films
UZEL by Hermina Tyrlova

Best Documentary, Short Films
LA MER ET LES JOURS by Raymondi Voge
 

FIPRESCI Jury

FIPRESCI Mention
POZEGNANIA by Wojciek J. Has

FIPRESCI Jury
AL CAPONE by Richard Wilson

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