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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1994 Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
The Piano (1993)
Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
The Piano (1993)

Golden Globes, USA

1994 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Piano (1993)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
The Piano (1993)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2013 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Top of the Lake (2013)
Shared with:
For episode: "Part 5".
Outstanding Miniseries or Movie
Top of the Lake (2013)
Shared with:
Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Top of the Lake (2013)
Shared with:

BAFTA Awards

2014 Nominated
BAFTA TV Award
Best Director: Fiction
Top of the Lake (2013)
Shared with:
1994 Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
The Piano (1993)
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
The Piano (1993)
Shared with:
Best Screenplay - Original
The Piano (1993)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2009 Won
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Screenwriter
Bright Star (2009)
Nominated
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Director
Bright Star (2009)
Women's Image Award
Bright Star (2009)
Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Film Industry
Bright Star (2009)
For directing and wiring Bright Star (2009).
Lifetime Achievement Award

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards

1994 Won
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
The Piano (1993)
New Zealand.

Australian Film Institute

2014 Won
AACTA Award
Best Telefeature or Mini Series
Top of the Lake (2013)
Shared with:
2010 Nominated
AFI Award
Best Direction
Bright Star (2009)
Macquarie AFI Award for Best Original Screenplay
Bright Star (2009)
1993 Won
AFI Award
Best Director
The Piano (1993)
Best Screenplay, Original
The Piano (1993)
1989 Won
AFI Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Sweetie (1989)
Shared with:
Won
Byron Kennedy Award
1984 Won
AFI Award
Best Screenplay in a Short Film
A Girl's Own Story (1984)
Best Experimental Film
Passionless Moments (1983)
Shared with:

Bodil Awards

1994 Won
Bodil
Best Non-American Film (Bedste ikke-amerikanske film)
The Piano (1993)

British Independent Film Awards

2009 Nominated
British Independent Film Award
Best Director
Bright Star (2009)

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

2014 Nominated
Writer's Award
Top of the Lake (2013)
Shared with:

Cannes Film Festival

2013 Won
Golden Coach
2009 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Bright Star (2009)
1993 Won
Palme d'Or
The Piano (1993)
Tied with Farewell My Concubine (1993).
1989 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Sweetie (1989)
1986 Won
Palme d'Or - Best Short Film
An Exercise in Discipline: Peel (1982)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1994 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Director
The Piano (1993)
Best Screenplay
The Piano (1993)

CinEuphoria Awards

2011 Won
CinEuphoria
Top Ten of the Year - International Competition
Bright Star (2009)

César Awards, France

2011 Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Bright Star (2009)
1994 Won
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
The Piano (1993)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

1994 2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
The Piano (1993)

Directors Guild of America, USA

1994 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Piano (1993)

Elle Women in Hollywood Awards

1997 Won
Icon Award
Shared with:

Evening Standard British Film Awards

2010 Nominated
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Film
Bright Star (2009)

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

1994 Won
FCCA Award
Best Director
The Piano (1993)
Best Screenplay
The Piano (1993)

Heartland Film Festival

2009 Won
Truly Moving Sound Award
Bright Star (2009)

Independent Spirit Awards

1994 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
The Piano (1993)
Australia/New Zealand.
1992 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
An Angel at My Table (1990)
New Zealand.
1991 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Sweetie (1989)
Australia.

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1994 Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
The Piano (1993)
1991 Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
An Angel at My Table (1990)

Kinema Junpo Awards

1995 Won
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film
The Piano (1993)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1993 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Director
The Piano (1993)
Best Screenplay
The Piano (1993)
1990 Won
New Generation Award
Sweetie (1989)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1994 Won
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
The Piano (1993)
2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Director
The Piano (1993)
1991 3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Director
Sweetie (1989)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1993 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Director
The Piano (1993)
Best Screenplay
The Piano (1993)
1990 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best New Director
Sweetie (1989)

New Zealand Film and TV Awards (I)

1994 Won
Rudall Hayward Award
1990 Won
Film Award
Best Director
An Angel at My Table (1990)

New Zealand Film and TV Awards (II)

2013 Won
General TV Award
Best Television Feature or Drama Series
Top of the Lake (2013)
Shared with:

Online Film & Television Association

2013 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Direction of a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Top of the Lake (2013)
Shared with:
Best Writing of a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Top of the Lake (2013)
Shared with:

PGA Awards

2014 Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television
Top of the Lake (2013)
Shared with:

Robert Festival

1994 Won
Robert
Best Foreign Film (Årets udenlandske spillefilm)
The Piano (1993)

Satellite Awards

2009 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Director
Bright Star (2009)
Best Screenplay, Original
Bright Star (2009)

SESC Film Festival, Brazil

1994 Won
Audience Award
Best Foreign Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
The Piano (1993)

Shanghai International TV Festival

2014 Won
Magnolia Award
Best TV Film
Top of the Lake (2013)
Shared with:

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

1994 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Director
The Piano (1993)

Taormina International Film Festival

2000 Won
Taormina Arte Award

Torino International Festival of Young Cinema

1986 Nominated
Prize of the City of Torino
Best Feature Film
2 Friends (1986)

Toronto International Film Festival

1990 Won
International Critics' Award
An Angel at My Table (1990)

Valladolid International Film Festival

2003 Nominated
Golden Spike
In the Cut (2003)

Vancouver International Film Festival

1993 Won
Most Popular Film
The Piano (1993)

Venice Film Festival

1999 Won
Elvira Notari Prize
Holy Smoke (1999)
Shared with:
Nominated
Golden Lion
Holy Smoke (1999)
1996 Won
Pasinetti Award
Best Film
The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
1990 Won
Grand Special Jury Prize
An Angel at My Table (1990)
Won
OCIC Award
An Angel at My Table (1990)
Won
Elvira Notari Prize
An Angel at My Table (1990)
Won
Filmcritica "Bastone Bianco" Award
An Angel at My Table (1990)
Tied with Goodfellas (1990).
Won
Little Golden Lion
An Angel at My Table (1990)
Won
Special Golden Ciak
An Angel at My Table (1990)
Won
Gingerly Award
An Angel at My Table (1990)
Nominated
Golden Lion
An Angel at My Table (1990)

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

2009 Nominated
WFCC Award
Best Movie by a Woman
Bright Star (2009)

Women's Image Network Awards

2013 Nominated
WIN Award
Outstanding Film/Show Written by a Woman
Top of the Lake (2013)

Writers Guild of America, USA

1994 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
The Piano (1993)

Yoga Awards

2001 Won
Yoga Award
Worst Foreign Director
Holy Smoke (1999)

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