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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1984 Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
Tender Mercies (1983)
1981 Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
'Breaker' Morant (1980)
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Golden Globes, USA

1984 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Tender Mercies (1983)

BAFTA Awards

1991 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Best Film
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
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Australian Film Institute

2009 Nominated
AFI Award
Best Direction
Mao's Last Dancer (2009)
1992 Nominated
AFI Award
Best Director
Black Robe (1991)
1986 Won
AFI Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
The Fringe Dwellers (1986)
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Nominated
AFI Award
Best Director
The Fringe Dwellers (1986)
1981 Nominated
AFI Award
Best Director
The Club (1980)
1980 Won
AFI Award
Best Director
'Breaker' Morant (1980)
Best Screenplay, Original or Adapted
'Breaker' Morant (1980)
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1977 Won
AFI Award
Best Director
Don's Party (1976)

Bangkok International Film Festival

2003 Nominated
Golden Kinnaree Award
Best Film
Evelyn (2002)

Berlin International Film Festival

1995 Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Silent Fall (1994)
1991 Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Mister Johnson (1990)
1990 Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
1977 Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Don's Party (1976)

Cannes Film Festival

1987 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Aria (1987)
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1986 Nominated
Palme d'Or
The Fringe Dwellers (1986)
1983 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Tender Mercies (1983)
1980 Nominated
Palme d'Or
'Breaker' Morant (1980)

Christopher Awards

2003 Won
Christopher Award
Film
Evelyn (2002)
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Directors Guild of America, USA

1984 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Tender Mercies (1983)

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2010 Nominated
FCCA Award
Best Director
Mao's Last Dancer (2009)
1998 Nominated
FCCA Award
Best Director
Paradise Road (1997)
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Paradise Road (1997)

Genie Awards

1991 Won
Genie
Best Achievement in Direction
Black Robe (1991)

IF Awards

2010 Nominated
IF Award
Best Direction
Mao's Last Dancer (2009)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1983 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Tender Mercies (1983)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1989 3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

Screen Music Awards, Australia

2012 Won
International Prize for Excellence

Shanghai International Film Festival

2016 Nominated
Golden Goblet
Best Film
Mr. Church (2016)

São Paulo International Film Festival

2009 Won
Audience Award
Best Foreign Feature Film
Mao's Last Dancer (2009)
Tied with Broken Embraces (2009).

Toronto International Film Festival

2009 2nd place
People's Choice Award
Mao's Last Dancer (2009)

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