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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1964

Won
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier became the first African American to win the Best Actor Oscar and the only one until... More

Sidney Poitier became the first African American to win the Best Actor Oscar and the only one until 'Denzel Washington (I)' for Training Day (2001), 38 years later. By a strange coincidence, Denzel won the Best Actor award, the same night, when Sidney received an Honorary Oscar.

Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Ralph Nelson
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Lilia Skala
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
James Poe
Best Cinematography, Black-and-White
Ernest Haller

Golden Globes, USA 1964

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama
Sidney Poitier
Best Film Promoting International Understanding
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Supporting Actress
Lilia Skala

BAFTA Awards 1965

Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Foreign Actor
Sidney Poitier
USA.
Nominated
UN Award
USA.

Berlin International Film Festival 1963

Won
Interfilm Award
Ralph Nelson
Won
OCIC Award
Ralph Nelson
Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Actor
Sidney Poitier
Won
Youth Film Award - Honorable Mention
Best Feature Film Suitable for Young People
Ralph Nelson
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Ralph Nelson

Blue Ribbon Awards 1965

Won
Blue Ribbon Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Ralph Nelson

Directors Guild of America, USA 1964

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Ralph Nelson

Laurel Awards 1964

Won
Golden Laurel
Top General Entertainment
2nd place
Golden Laurel
Top Female Supporting Performance
Lilia Skala
3rd place
Golden Laurel
Top Male Dramatic Performance
Sidney Poitier

National Board of Review, USA 1963

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1963

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Sidney Poitier

Writers Guild of America, USA 1964

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Comedy
James Poe

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