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ⓘ 2nd Venice International Film Festival




2nd Venice International Film Festival
                                     

ⓘ 2nd Venice International Film Festival

The 2nd annual Venice International Film Festival was held between 1 and 20 August 1934. This was the first year the festival had a competition with the Coppa Mussolini being awarded for Best Foreign Film and Best Italian Film.

                                     

1. In-Competition films

  • La signora di tutti by Max Ophuls
  • The Private Life of Don Juan by Alexander Korda
  • It Happened One Night by Frank Capra
  • Little Women by George Cukor
  • Teresa Confalonieri by Guido Brignone
  • Amok by Fyodor Otsep
  • Man of Aran by Robert J. Flaherty
  • Viva Villa! by Jack Conway
  • Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian
  • Ekstase by Gustav Machaty
  • Broken Dreams by Robert G. Vignola
  • Le Grand Jeu by Jacques Feyder
                                     

2. Awards

  • Viva Villa! by Jack Conway
  • Special Recommendation
  • Golden Medal: Stadio by Carlo Campogalliani
  • Best Animation: Walt Disney for Funny Little Bunnies
  • The Invisible Man by James Whale
  • Best Italian Film: Teresa Confalonieri by Guido Brignone
  • The World Moves On by John Ford
  • Best Director: Gustav Machaty for Ecstasy
  • Death Takes a Holiday by Mitchell Leisen
  • Best Foreign Film: Man of Aran by Robert J. Flaherty
  • Best Actor: Wallace Beery for Viva Villa!
  • Best Actress: Katharine Hepburn for Little Women
  • En stilla flirt by Gustaf Molander
  • Best Cinematography: Dood water by Andor von Barsy
  • Leblebici horhor aga by Muhsin Ertuğrul
  • Nippon by Katsudo Shashin
  • Se ha fugado un preso by Benito Perojo
  • Savitri by C. Pullaiah
  • Special Prize: Seconda B by Goffredo Alessandrini
  • Best Short Film: Voulez-vous être un assassin? by Marcel De Hubsch
  • Seeta by Debaki Bose
  • Honorary Diploma