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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1970

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Jerome Hellman
Best Director
John Schlesinger

John Schlesinger was not present at the awards ceremony. Jon Voight accepted the award on his ... More

John Schlesinger was not present at the awards ceremony. Jon Voight accepted the award on his behalf.

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Waldo Salt
Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Dustin Hoffman
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Jon Voight
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Sylvia Miles
Best Film Editing
Hugh A. Robertson

Golden Globes, USA 1970

Won
Golden Globe
Most Promising Newcomer - Male
Jon Voight
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
John Schlesinger
Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama
Dustin Hoffman
Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama
Jon Voight
Best Supporting Actress
Brenda Vaccaro
Best Screenplay
Waldo Salt

BAFTA Awards 1970

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Dustin Hoffman
For John and Mary
Best Direction
John Schlesinger
Best Film
Best Film Editing
Hugh A. Robertson
Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Jon Voight
Best Screenplay
Waldo Salt
Nominated
UN Award

Berlin International Film Festival 1969

Won
OCIC Award
John Schlesinger
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
John Schlesinger

Bodil Awards 1970

Won
Bodil
Best Non-European Film (Bedste ikke-europæiske film)
John Schlesinger (director)

David di Donatello Awards 1970

Won
David
Best Foreign Director (Migliore Regista Straniero)
John Schlesinger
Best Foreign Actor (Migliore Attore Straniero)
Dustin Hoffman
Tied with Peter O'Toole for Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969).

Directors Guild of America, USA 1970

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
John Schlesinger
Burtt Harris (assistant director) (plaque)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1970

Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
John Schlesinger

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1969

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Film
Best Director
John Schlesinger

Laurel Awards 1970

Won
Golden Laurel
Drama
Male Dramatic Performance
Dustin Hoffman
Male New Face
Jon Voight
3rd place
Golden Laurel
Female Supporting Performance
Brenda Vaccaro

National Board of Review, USA 1970

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 1994

Won
National Film Registry

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1970

Won
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Jon Voight

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1969

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Jon Voight
2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Dustin Hoffman
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Dustin Hoffman

Writers Guild of America, USA 1970

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium
Waldo Salt

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