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Witness Poster

(1985)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1986

Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Earl W. Wallace (screenplay/story)
William Kelley (screenplay/story)
Pamela Wallace (story)
Best Film Editing
Thom Noble
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Edward S. Feldman
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Harrison Ford
Best Director
Peter Weir
Best Cinematography
John Seale
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Stan Jolley
John H. Anderson
Best Music, Original Score
Maurice Jarre

Golden Globes, USA 1986

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Peter Weir
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Harrison Ford
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Kelly McGillis
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
William Kelley
Earl W. Wallace
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Maurice Jarre

BAFTA Awards 1986

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Score
Maurice Jarre
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Harrison Ford
Best Actress
Kelly McGillis
Best Cinematography
John Seale
Best Editing
Thom Noble
Best Film
Edward S. Feldman
Peter Weir
Best Screenplay - Original
Earl W. Wallace
William Kelley

American Cinema Editors, USA 1986

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Thom Noble

Australian Cinematographers Society 1985

Won
Cinematographer of the Year
John Seale

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1986

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

Blue Ribbon Awards 1986

Won
Blue Ribbon Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Peter Weir

British Society of Cinematographers 1985

Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
John Seale

Casting Society of America, USA 1986

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Drama
Dianne Crittenden

Directors Guild of America, USA 1986

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Peter Weir

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1986

Won
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Earl W. Wallace
William Kelley

Grammy Awards 1986

Nominated
Grammy
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Maurice Jarre

Hochi Film Awards 1985

Won
Hochi Film Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Peter Weir

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1985

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Film
Best Actor
Harrison Ford

Kinema Junpo Awards 1986

Won
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Peter Weir

National Board of Review, USA 1985

Nominated
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

Writers Guild of America, USA 1986

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Earl W. Wallace
William Kelley

Young Artist Awards 1986

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Family Motion Picture Drama
Best Starring Performance by a Young Actor - Motion Picture
Lukas Haas

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