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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1988

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Jeremy Thomas
Best Director
Bernardo Bertolucci
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Mark Peploe
Bernardo Bertolucci
Best Cinematography
Vittorio Storaro
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Ferdinando Scarfiotti
Bruno Cesari
Osvaldo Desideri
Best Costume Design
James Acheson
Best Sound
Bill Rowe
Ivan Sharrock
Best Film Editing
Gabriella Cristiani
Best Music, Original Score
Ryûichi Sakamoto
David Byrne
Cong Su

Golden Globes, USA 1988

Won
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Bernardo Bertolucci
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Mark Peploe
Bernardo Bertolucci
Enzo Ungari
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Ryûichi Sakamoto
David Byrne
Cong Su
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
John Lone

BAFTA Awards 1989

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Costume Design
James Acheson
Best Film
Jeremy Thomas
Bernardo Bertolucci
Best Make Up Artist
Fabrizio Sforza
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Peter O'Toole
Best Cinematography
Vittorio Storaro
Best Direction
Bernardo Bertolucci
Best Editing
Gabriella Cristiani
Best Production Design
Ferdinando Scarfiotti
Best Score
Ryûichi Sakamoto
David Byrne
Cong Su
Best Sound
Ivan Sharrock
Bill Rowe
Les Wiggins
Best Special Effects
Giannetto De Rossi
Fabrizio Martinelli

American Cinema Editors, USA 1988

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Gabriella Cristiani

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1988

Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Vittorio Storaro

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1989

Won
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1988

Won
BSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Vittorio Storaro

British Society of Cinematographers 1988

Won
Best Cinematography Award
Vittorio Storaro

Casting Society of America, USA 1988

Won
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Drama
Joanna Merlin

César Awards, France 1988

Won
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Bernardo Bertolucci
Nominated
César
Best Poster (Meilleure affiche)
Philippe Lemoine

David di Donatello Awards 1988

Won
David
Best Film (Miglior Film)
Best Director (Migliore Regista)
Bernardo Bertolucci
Best Screenplay (Migliore Sceneggiatura)
Mark Peploe
Bernardo Bertolucci
Tied with Io e mia sorella (1987).
Best Producer (Migliore Produttore)
Jeremy Thomas
Franco Giovale
Joyce Herlihy
Best Supporting Actor (Migliore Attore non Protagonista)
Peter O'Toole
Best Cinematography (Migliore Fotografia)
Vittorio Storaro
Best Production Design (Migliore Scenografo)
Ferdinando Scarfiotti
Bruno Cesari
Osvaldo Desideri
Best Costume Design (Migliore Costumista)
James Acheson
Ugo Pericoli
Best Editing (Migliore Montatore)
Gabriella Cristiani
Nominated
David
Best Supporting Actress (Migliore Attrice non Protagonista)
Vivian Wu
Ex aequo with Marthe Keller for Dark Eyes (1987).

Directors Guild of America, USA 1988

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Bernardo Bertolucci

European Film Awards 1988

Won
Special Prize of the Jury
Bernardo Bertolucci
For the cultural and economic achievements of the film.

Golden Screen, Germany 1990

Won
Golden Screen

Grammy Awards 1989

Won
Grammy
Best Album of Original Instrumental Background Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television
David Byrne
Cong Su
Ryûichi Sakamoto

Guild of German Art House Cinemas 1989

Won
Guild Film Award - Gold
Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film)
Bernardo Bertolucci

Hochi Film Awards 1988

Won
Hochi Film Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Bernardo Bertolucci

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1988

Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Director (Regista del Miglior Film)
Bernardo Bertolucci
Best Production Design (Migliore Scenografia)
Ferdinando Scarfiotti
Best Male Dubbing (Migliore Doppiaggio Maschile)
Giuseppe Rinaldi
For the voice of Peter O'Toole.
Best Cinematography (Migliore Fotografia)
Vittorio Storaro
Best Technical Qualities (Migliori Qualità Tecniche)
Gabriella Cristiani
For the editing.

Joseph Plateau Awards 1988

Won
Joseph Plateau Award
Best Foreign Film

Kinema Junpo Awards 1989

Won
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Bernardo Bertolucci

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1987

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Vittorio Storaro
Best Music
David Byrne
Ryûichi Sakamoto
Cong Su
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Picture

National Board of Review, USA 1998

Won
Freedom of Expression Award
Bernardo Bertolucci
For releasing the director's cut.

National Board of Review, USA 1987

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1988

3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Film

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1987

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Cinematographer
Vittorio Storaro

Nikkan Sports Film Awards 1988

Won
Nikkan Sports Film Award
Best Foreign Film

Sant Jordi Awards 1988

Won
Audience Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Bernardo Bertolucci
Tied with Dark Eyes (1987).

Writers Guild of America, USA 1988

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Mark Peploe
Bernardo Bertolucci

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