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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1985

Won
Oscar
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Sally Field
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Robert Benton
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Arlene Donovan
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
John Malkovich
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Lindsay Crouse
Best Director
Robert Benton
Best Costume Design
Ann Roth

Golden Globes, USA 1985

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Sally Field
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Robert Benton

Berlin International Film Festival 1985

Won
OCIC Award
Competition
Robert Benton
Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Director
Robert Benton
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Robert Benton

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1985

Won
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
John Malkovich
For The Killing Fields

Directors Guild of America, USA 1985

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Robert Benton

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1984

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
John Malkovich

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1984

2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
John Malkovich
For The Killing Fields

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 1985

Won
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects
Richard P. Cirincione
Maurice Schell
Tied with The River (1984).

National Board of Review, USA 1984

Won
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actor
John Malkovich
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1985

Won
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
John Malkovich
For The Killing Fields

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1984

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Robert Benton
2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
John Malkovich
Best Cinematographer
Néstor Almendros

Toronto International Film Festival 1984

Won
People's Choice Award
Robert Benton

Writers Guild of America, USA 1985

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Robert Benton

Young Artist Awards 1985

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Musical, Comedy, Adventure or Drama
Gennie James

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