🍕Venice Film Festival 1959 (Competition) – 20ª Mostra internazionale d’arte cinematografica di Venezia

August 24 to September 7, 1959

Leone d'Oro: Il generale della Rovere & La grande guerra
Special Jury Prize: Ansiktet
Coppa Volpi - Best actor: James Stewart (Anatomy of a Murder)
Coppa Volpi - Best actress: Madeleine Robinson (À double tour)

Jury
Luigi Chiarini, President (Italy)
Georges Altman (France)
Sergej Bondarcuk (URSS)
Ralph Forte (USA)
Luis Gómez Mesa (Spain)
Ernst Kruger (West Germany)
Roger Maxwell (United Kingdom)
Vinicio Marinucci (Italy)
Dario Zanelli (Italy)

  • General Della Rovere
  • The Great War
  • The Magician
  • Anatomy of a Murder
  • À double tour
  • Stalingrad: Dogs, Do You Want to Live Forever?
  • Conflagration
  • Double Agent
  • Esterina
  • Night Train
  • Some Like It Hot
  • Sonatas
  • Life in Your Hands
  • Sleepless Years
  • The Boy and the Bridge