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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1989

Won
Oscar
Best Cinematography
Peter Biziou
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Frederick Zollo
Robert F. Colesberry
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Gene Hackman
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Alan Parker
Best Sound
Robert J. Litt
Elliot Tyson
Rick Kline
Danny Michael
Best Film Editing
Gerry Hambling

Golden Globes, USA 1989

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Alan Parker
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Gene Hackman
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Chris Gerolmo

BAFTA Awards 1990

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Peter Biziou
Best Editing
Gerry Hambling
Best Sound
Bill Phillips
Danny Michael
Robert J. Litt
Elliot Tyson
Rick Kline
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Alan Parker
Best Original Film Score
Trevor Jones

American Cinema Editors, USA 1989

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Gerry Hambling
Tied with Stu Linder for Rain Man (1988).

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1989

Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Peter Biziou

Berlin International Film Festival 1989

Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Actor
Gene Hackman
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Alan Parker

British Society of Cinematographers 1989

Won
Best Cinematography Award
Peter Biziou

Casting Society of America, USA 1989

Won
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Drama
Howard Feuer
Juliet Taylor

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1989

Won
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actress
Frances McDormand
Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Gene Hackman

David di Donatello Awards 1989

Nominated
David
Best Foreign Actor (Migliore Attore Straniero)
Gene Hackman
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Alan Parker

Directors Guild of America, USA 1989

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Alan Parker

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1988

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Frances McDormand

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1988

2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
Gene Hackman
For Bat*21 , Another Woman , Split Decisions and Full Moon in Blue Water

National Board of Review, USA 1988

Won
NBR Award
Best Film
Best Director
Alan Parker
Best Actor
Gene Hackman
Best Supporting Actress
Frances McDormand
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1989

2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Gene Hackman

Political Film Society, USA 1990

Won
PFS Award
Human Rights

Young Artist Awards 1989

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Darius McCrary

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