14th Berlin International Film Festival

14th Berlin International Film Festival

Festival poster
Location Berlin, Germany
Founded 1951
Awards Golden Bear (Susuz Yaz)
Festival date 26 June – 7 July 1964
Website Website

The 14th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 26 June – 7 July 1964.[1] The Swedish film 491 by Vilgot Sjöman was rejected by festival director Alfred Bauer owing to its controversial nature.[1] The Golden Bear was awarded to the Turkish film Susuz Yaz directed by Metin Erksan.[2]


The following people were announced as being on the jury for the festival:[3]

Films in competition

The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear award:[4]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
Circe Manuel Antín Argentina
Time of the Innocent Die Zeit der Schuldlosen Thomas Fantl Germany
Soft Hands El aydi el naema Mahmoud Zulfikar Egypt
Faust Faust Michael Suman USA
Destination Death Herrenpartie Wolfgang Staudte Yugoslavia, Germany
Kanojo to kare Susumu Hani Japan
This Summer at Five Kesällä kello 5 Erkko Kivikoski Finland
In the Affirmative L'Amour avec des si Claude Lelouch France
La Difficulté d'être infidèle Bernard Toublanc-Michel Italy, France
La ragazza di Bube Luigi Comencini Italy, France
La visita Antonio Pietrangeli Italy, France
Weeping for a Bandit Llanto por un bandido Carlos Saura Spain, France, Italy
The Escaped Los evadidos Enrique Carreras Argentina
The Big City Mahanagar Satyajit Ray India
Night Must Fall Night Must Fall Karel Reisz United Kingdom
The Insect Woman Nippon konchuki Shōhei Imamura Japan
Of Human Bondage Of Human Bondage Ken Hughes, Henry Hathaway United Kingdom
Os Fuzis Ruy Guerra Brazil, Argentina
Polish Passion Polnische Passion Janusz Piekałkiewicz Poland
School for Suicide Selvmordsskolen Knud Leif Thomsen Denmark
Dry Summer Susuz Yaz Metin Erksan Turkey
The Pawnbroker The Pawnbroker Sidney Lumet USA
Tonio Kröger Rolf Thiele France, Germany


Winner of the main award for best film in its section


The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:[2]


  1. 1 2 "14th Berlin International Film Festival". berlinale.de. Retrieved 16 February 2010.
  2. 1 2 "PRIZES & HONOURS 1964". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 15 October 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  3. "JURIES 1964". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 23 October 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  4. "PROGRAMME 1964". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2014.

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