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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1971 Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
Women in Love (1969)

Golden Globes, USA

1971 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director
Women in Love (1969)

BAFTA Awards

1971 Nominated
BAFTA TV Award
Best Specialised Production
Omnibus (1967)
For episode "Dance of the Seven Veils".
1970 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Women in Love (1969)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1981 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Altered States (1980)

CableACE Awards

1995 Nominated
CableACE
Writing a Dramatic Series
The South Bank Show (1978)
The Secret Life of Arnold Bax (1992)
For episode "The Secret Life of Arnold Bax"
1989 Won
ACE
Writing a Music Special or Series
The South Bank Show (1978)
Ken Russell's ABC of British Music (1988)
For the episode "Ken Russell's ABC of British Music"
Nominated
ACE
Directing a Music Series
The South Bank Show (1978)
Ken Russell's ABC of British Music (1988)

Camerimage

2006 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award for Directing

Cannes Film Festival

1987 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Aria (1987)
Shared with:
1974 Won
Technical Grand Prize
Mahler (1974)
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Mahler (1974)

Fantasporto

1989 Nominated
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
1987 Nominated
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
Gothic (1986)

Istanbul International Film Festival

2004 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1972 Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
The Devils (1971)

Moscow International Film Festival

1989 Nominated
Golden St. George
The Rainbow (1989)

National Board of Review, USA

1972 Won
NBR Award
Best Director
The Devils (1971)
The Boy Friend (1971)

Oldenburg Film Festival

2005 Won
German Independence Honorary Award
Shared with:

Palic Film Festival

2009 Won
Alexander Lifka Achievement Award
Contribution to World Cinema
Tommy (1975)

Telluride Film Festival, US

2001 Won
Silver Medallion Award

Venice Film Festival

1971 Won
Pasinetti Award
Best Foreign Film
The Devils (1971)

Writers Guild of America, USA

1972 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium
The Boy Friend (1971)

Writers' Guild of Great Britain

1975 Won
Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award
Best British Original Screenplay
Mahler (1974)
Tied with Ray Connolly for Stardust (1974).
1963 Won
Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award
Best British Documentary Script
Monitor (1958)
For episode "Elgar".

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