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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2011 Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Another Year (2010)
2009 Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
2005 Nominated
Oscar
Best Achievement in Directing
Vera Drake (2004)
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Vera Drake (2004)
2000 Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
1997 Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
Secrets & Lies (1996)
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Secrets & Lies (1996)

BAFTA Awards

2011 Nominated
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Another Year (2010)
Shared with:
2005 Won
David Lean Award for Direction
Vera Drake (2004)
Nominated
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Vera Drake (2004)
Shared with:
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Original
Vera Drake (2004)
2000 Nominated
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
Shared with:
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Original
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
1997 Won
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Secrets & Lies (1996)
Shared with:
Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Original
Secrets & Lies (1996)
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Secrets & Lies (1996)
Shared with:
Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
Secrets & Lies (1996)
1996 Won
Michael Balcon Award
1994 Nominated
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Naked (1993)
Shared with:
1993 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Short Film
A Sense of History (1992)
Shared with:
1988 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Short Film
The Short & Curlies (1988)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2010 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Another Year (2010)
2008 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Director
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)

Amanda Awards, Norway

2011 Won
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske spillefilm)
Another Year (2010)

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards

1998 Nominated
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Secrets & Lies (1996)
UK.

Bangkok International Film Festival

2005 Nominated
Golden Kinnaree Award
Best Film
Vera Drake (2004)

Berlin International Film Festival

2008 Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
1984 Won
Reader Jury of the "Zitty"
Meantime (1984)
Tied with The Gold Diggers (1983).

Bodil Awards

2012 Nominated
Bodil
Best Non-American Film (Bedste ikke-amerikanske film)
Another Year (2010)
2006 Nominated
Bodil
Best Non-American Film (Bedste ikke-amerikanske film)
Vera Drake (2004)
UK.
1992 Won
Bodil
Best European Film (Bedste europæiske film)
Life Is Sweet (1990)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2008 2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
1996 Won
BSFC Award
Best Director
Secrets & Lies (1996)

British Film Institute Awards

2005 Won
BFI Fellowship

British Independent Film Awards

2010 Nominated
British Independent Film Award
Best Director
Another Year (2010)
2004 Won
British Independent Film Award
Best Director
Vera Drake (2004)
Nominated
British Independent Film Award
Best Screenplay
Vera Drake (2004)
2000 Nominated
British Independent Film Award
Best Director
Topsy-Turvy (1999)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Another Year (2010)

CableACE Awards

1994 Nominated
CableACE
International Theatrical Special or Series
A Sense of History (1992)
Shared with:

Camerimage

1999 Won
Special Award
Best Duo: Director - Cinematographer
Shared with:

Cannes Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Mr. Turner (2014)
2010 Won
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention
Another Year (2010)

Along the rhytm of the seasons, friendship and tenderness bring together ordinary people dealing ... More

Along the rhytm of the seasons, friendship and tenderness bring together ordinary people dealing with the joys and pains of everyday life. Clear directing and great acting combine to express authentic relations. It's up to everyone to be responsible of his own life. Tied with Poetry (2010).

Nominated
Palme d'Or
Another Year (2010)
2002 Nominated
Palme d'Or
All or Nothing (2002)
1996 Won
Palme d'Or
Secrets & Lies (1996)
Won
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Secrets & Lies (1996)
1993 Won
Best Director
Naked (1993)
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Naked (1993)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2000 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
1997 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Director
Secrets & Lies (1996)

Chicago International Film Festival

2008 Won
Career Achievement Award
2002 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
All or Nothing (2002)
1993 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Naked (1993)
1984 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Meantime (1984)
1972 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Bleak Moments (1971)

Chlotrudis Awards

2012 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Director
Another Year (2010)
Best Original Screenplay
Another Year (2010)
2009 Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Director
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
Tied with Guy Maddin for My Winnipeg (2007).
Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Original Screenplay
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
2005 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Original Screenplay
Vera Drake (2004)
1997 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Director
Secrets & Lies (1996)

CinEuphoria Awards

2010 Won
CinEuphoria
Top Ten of the Year - Audience Award
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

1993 Won
Audience Award
International Competition
A Sense of History (1992)

Cracow Film Festival

1993 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
A Sense of History (1992)
For the masterly and ironic depiction of the character realization in the narrative structure.

César Awards, France

1997 Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Secrets & Lies (1996)

David di Donatello Awards

2011 Nominated
David
Best European Film (Miglior Film dell'Unione Europea)
Another Year (2010)
2005 Nominated
David
Best European Film (Miglior Film dell'Unione Europea)
Vera Drake (2004)

Directors Guild of America, USA

1997 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Secrets & Lies (1996)

Directors Guild of Great Britain

2005 Nominated
DGGB Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in British Film
Vera Drake (2004)

Empire Awards, UK

1996 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

European Film Awards

2002 Nominated
European Film Award
Best Director
All or Nothing (2002)
Nominated
Audience Award
Best Director
All or Nothing (2002)

Evening Standard British Film Awards

2011 Nominated
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Film
Another Year (2010)
2005 Won
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Film
Vera Drake (2004)
2001 Won
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Film
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
1990 Won
Peter Sellers Award for Comedy
High Hopes (1988)

Fotogramas de Plata

1997 Won
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Secrets & Lies (1996)
Tied with Breaking the Waves (1996).

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics

1997 Won
Critics Award
Best Foreign Film
Secrets & Lies (1996)
UK.

Gotham Awards

2004 Won
Tribute Award
Shared with:

Goya Awards

1997 Won
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
Secrets & Lies (1996)
UK/France.

Guild of German Art House Cinemas

1997 Won
Guild Film Award - Silver
Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film)
Secrets & Lies (1996)

Humanitas Prize

1997 Won
Humanitas Prize
Feature Film Category
Secrets & Lies (1996)

Independent Spirit Awards

2000 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
UK.
1997 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Secrets & Lies (1996)
UK.
1994 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Naked (1993)
UK.
1992 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Life Is Sweet (1990)
UK.
1990 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
High Hopes (1988)
UK.

International Cinephile Society Awards

2011 Won
ICS Award
Best Original Screenplay
Another Year (2010)
Nominated
ICS Award
Best Director
Another Year (2010)
2009 Nominated
ICS Award
Best Original Screenplay
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2011 Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best European Director (Regista del Miglior Film Europeo)
Another Year (2010)
1997 Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Secrets & Lies (1996)

Kinema Junpo Awards

1998 Won
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Secrets & Lies (1996)
Won
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Secrets & Lies (1996)

Locarno International Film Festival

1972 Won
Golden Leopard
Bleak Moments (1971)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2011 Nominated
ALFS Award
British Director of the Year
Another Year (2010)
2009 Nominated
ALFS Award
British Film of the Year
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
British Director of the Year
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
2005 Won
ALFS Award
British Director of the Year
Vera Drake (2004)
British Screenwriter of the Year
Vera Drake (2004)
2003 Nominated
ALFS Award
British Director of the Year
All or Nothing (2002)
British Screenwriter of the Year
All or Nothing (2002)
2001 Nominated
ALFS Award
British Director of the Year
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
British Screenwriter of the Year
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
2000 Won
Dilys Powell Award
1997 Won
ALFS Award
British Director of the Year
Secrets & Lies (1996)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2008 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
1996 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Secrets & Lies (1996)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2009 Won
NSFC Award
Best Director
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
Best Screenplay
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
2000 Won
NSFC Award
Best Director
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
1997 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Director
Secrets & Lies (1996)
1992 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Director
Life Is Sweet (1990)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2008 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
1999 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
1993 3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Naked (1993)

Norwegian International Film Festival

2008 Won
Most Enjoyable Film (Theatre Owners)
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)

Pula Film Festival

2008 Won
Golden Arena
International Competition: Best Director
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)

Robert Festival

2012 Nominated
Robert
Best Non-American Film (Årets ikke-amerikanske film)
Another Year (2010)
2006 Nominated
Robert
Best Non-American Film (Årets ikke-amerikanske film)
Vera Drake (2004)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Won
SDFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Vera Drake (2004)

San Francisco International Film Festival

2008 Won
Film Society Award for Lifetime Achievement in Directing

Sarajevo Film Festival

2000 Won
Panorama Jury Prize
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
Tied with Yi Yi (2000).

Satellite Awards

2003 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Original
All or Nothing (2002)
1997 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Director of a Motion Picture
Secrets & Lies (1996)

Seattle Film Critics Awards

2004 2nd place
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Vera Drake (2004)

Sudbury Cinéfest

1993 Won
Best International Film
Naked (1993)

Sydney Film Festival

2008 Nominated
Sydney Film Prize
Best Film
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)

Taormina International Film Festival

2002 Won
Taormina Arte Award
1991 Won
Golden Charybdis
Life Is Sweet (1990)

Telluride Film Festival, US

1996 Won
Silver Medallion Award

Tokyo International Film Festival

1997 Nominated
Tokyo Grand Prix
Career Girls (1997)

Toronto International Film Festival

1993 Won
Metro Media Award
Naked (1993)

Valladolid International Film Festival

1997 Won
Silver Spike
Career Girls (1997)
Tied with Things I Left in Havana (1997).
Won
Youth Jury Award - Special Mention
Competition
Career Girls (1997)
Nominated
Golden Spike
Career Girls (1997)

Venice Film Festival

2004 Won
Golden Lion
Vera Drake (2004)
1999 Nominated
Golden Lion
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
1988 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Parallel Sections
High Hopes (1988)
Tied with Little Vera (1988).

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2010 Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Another Year (2010)

Writers Guild of America, USA

1997 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Secrets & Lies (1996)

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