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The Unbearable Lightness of Being Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1989

Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Jean-Claude Carrière
Philip Kaufman
Best Cinematography
Sven Nykvist

Golden Globes, USA 1989

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Lena Olin

BAFTA Awards 1989

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Jean-Claude Carrière
Philip Kaufman

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1989

Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Sven Nykvist

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1989

Won
BSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Sven Nykvist
Best Actor
Daniel Day-Lewis

British Society of Cinematographers 1988

Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Sven Nykvist

Independent Spirit Awards 1989

Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Cinematography
Sven Nykvist

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1988

2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Sven Nykvist

National Board of Review, USA 1988

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1989

Won
NSFC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Philip Kaufman
2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Lena Olin
Best Cinematography
Sven Nykvist

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1988

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Cinematographer
Sven Nykvist
Nominated
NYFCC Award
Best Film
4th Place.

USC Scripter Award 1990

Nominated
USC Scripter Award
Jean-Claude Carrière (screenwriter)
Philip Kaufman (screenwriter)
Milan Kundera (author)

Writers Guild of America, USA 1989

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Jean-Claude Carrière
Philip Kaufman

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