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(1985)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1986

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Sydney Pollack
Best Director
Sydney Pollack
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Kurt Luedtke
Best Cinematography
David Watkin
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Stephen B. Grimes
Josie MacAvin
Best Sound
Chris Jenkins
Gary Alexander
Larry Stensvold
Peter Handford
Best Music, Original Score
John Barry
Nominated
Oscar
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Meryl Streep
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Klaus Maria Brandauer
Best Costume Design
Milena Canonero
Best Film Editing
Fredric Steinkamp
William Steinkamp
Pembroke J. Herring
Sheldon Kahn

Golden Globes, USA 1986

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Klaus Maria Brandauer
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
John Barry
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Sydney Pollack
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Meryl Streep
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Kurt Luedtke

BAFTA Awards 1987

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Kurt Luedtke
Best Cinematography
David Watkin
Best Sound
Tom McCarthy Jr.
Peter Handford
Chris Jenkins
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Klaus Maria Brandauer
Best Actress
Meryl Streep
Best Costume Design
Milena Canonero
Best Score
John Barry

American Cinema Editors, USA 1986

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Fredric Steinkamp
William Steinkamp
Pembroke J. Herring
Sheldon Kahn

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1987

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

BMI Film & TV Awards 1987

Won
BMI Film Music Award
John Barry

British Society of Cinematographers 1986

Won
Best Cinematography Award
David Watkin

César Awards, France 1987

Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Sydney Pollack

DVD Exclusive Awards 2001

Nominated
Video Premiere Award
Best DVD Audio Commentary
Sydney Pollack
For the Collector's Edition.

David di Donatello Awards 1986

Won
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Sydney Pollack
Best Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera)
Meryl Streep
Nominated
David
Best Foreign Actor (Migliore Attore Straniero)
Robert Redford
Best Foreign Director (Migliore Regista Straniero)
Sydney Pollack
Best Foreign Screenplay (Migliore Sceneggiatura Straniera)
Kurt Luedtke
Best Foreign Producer (Migliore Produttore Straniero)
Sydney Pollack

Directors Guild of America, USA 1986

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Sydney Pollack

Golden Screen, Germany 1986

Won
Golden Screen

Guild of German Art House Cinemas 1987

Won
Guild Film Award - Gold
Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film)
Sydney Pollack

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1986

Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Sydney Pollack
Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera)
Meryl Streep

Joseph Plateau Awards 1986

Won
Joseph Plateau Award
Best Score

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1985

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actress
Meryl Streep
Best Supporting Actor
Klaus Maria Brandauer

London Critics Circle Film Awards 1987

Won
Special Achievement Award
John Barry
For the music.

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1985

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Actress
Meryl Streep
Best Cinematography
David Watkin
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Picture

National Board of Review, USA 1985

Won
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actor
Klaus Maria Brandauer
Nominated
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1986

Nominated
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Klaus Maria Brandauer
4th Place

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1985

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Klaus Maria Brandauer
Best Cinematographer
David Watkin
2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actress
Meryl Streep
For Plenty
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Film

Sant Jordi Awards 1987

Nominated
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Actress (Mejor Actriz Extranjera)
Meryl Streep

Writers Guild of America, USA 1986

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Kurt Luedtke

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