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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1989

Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
River Phoenix
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Naomi Foner

Golden Globes, USA 1989

Won
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Naomi Foner
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Sidney Lumet
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Christine Lahti
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
River Phoenix

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1988

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Actress
Christine Lahti

National Board of Review, USA 1988

Won
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actor
River Phoenix
Top Ten Films

PEN Center USA West Literary Awards 1989

Won
Literary Award
Screenplay
Naomi Foner

Young Artist Awards 1989

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Family Motion Picture - Drama
Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Martha Plimpton

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