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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1981

Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Jonathan Sanger
Best Actor in a Leading Role
John Hurt
Best Director
David Lynch
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Christopher De Vore
Eric Bergren
David Lynch
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Stuart Craig
Robert Cartwright
Hugh Scaife
Best Costume Design
Patricia Norris
Best Film Editing
Anne V. Coates
Best Music, Original Score
John Morris

Golden Globes, USA 1981

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
David Lynch
Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama
John Hurt
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Eric Bergren
Christopher De Vore

BAFTA Awards 1981

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
John Hurt
Best Film
Jonathan Sanger
Best Production Design/Art Direction
Stuart Craig
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Freddie Francis
Best Direction
David Lynch
Best Editing
Anne V. Coates
Best Screenplay
Christopher De Vore
Eric Bergren
David Lynch

Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival 1981

Won
Grand Prize
David Lynch

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1982

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

British Society of Cinematographers 1980

Won
Best Cinematography Award
Freddie Francis

César Awards, France 1982

Won
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
David Lynch

Directors Guild of America, USA 1981

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
David Lynch

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics 1982

Won
Critics Award
Best Foreign Film
David Lynch
USA.

Grammy Awards 1982

Nominated
Grammy
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
John Morris
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Jonathan Tunick
Lionel Richie
Thomas McClary

London Critics Circle Film Awards 1982

Won
Special Achievement Award
Freddie Francis
For the cinematography.

National Board of Review, USA 1980

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1981

2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Freddie Francis

Writers Guild of America, USA 1981

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium
Christopher De Vore
Eric Bergren
David Lynch

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