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10 Films That Deserved To Win The Palme d'Or
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10 Films That Deserved To Win The Palme d'Or | 1951
1951

What should have won: All About Eve

What actually won: Miss Julie / Miracle In Milan

There was a tie in 1951 between Swedish film Froken Julie (Miss Julie) and Miracle In Milan. They're both exceptionally fine films - but also in the competition was the superb All About Eve, which had to make do with the Jury Prize and Best Actress for Bette Davis. With A Place In The Sun, Powell and Pressburger's The Tales of Hoffman and Luis Luis Buñuel's Los Olvidados also in competition, there's no doubt that it was a stellar year - but Mankiewicz's film should still have won.

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Surely LA Confidental would have been a much worthier winner than either The Eel or Taste of Cherry?? More

Posted by MartinK75 on Saturday May 18, 2013, 12:44

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Doctor Zhivago didnt win because Sophia Loren was married to its producer Carlo Ponti. Trying doing some research instead of thinking you know everything. More

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