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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1997

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Saul Zaentz
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Juliette Binoche
Best Director
Anthony Minghella
Best Cinematography
John Seale
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Stuart Craig
Stephenie McMillan
Best Costume Design
Ann Roth
Best Sound
Walter Murch
Mark Berger
David Parker
Christopher Newman
Best Film Editing
Walter Murch
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
Gabriel Yared
Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Ralph Fiennes
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Kristin Scott Thomas
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Anthony Minghella

Golden Globes, USA 1997

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Gabriel Yared
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Anthony Minghella
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Kristin Scott Thomas
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Ralph Fiennes
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Juliette Binoche
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Anthony Minghella

BAFTA Awards 1997

Won
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Gabriel Yared
Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Saul Zaentz
Anthony Minghella
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Anthony Minghella
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Juliette Binoche
Best Cinematography
John Seale
Best Editing
Walter Murch
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Kristin Scott Thomas
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Ralph Fiennes
Best Production Design
Stuart Craig
Best Costume Design
Ann Roth
Best Sound
Mark Berger
Pat Jackson
Walter Murch
Christopher Newman
David Parker
Ivan Sharrock
Best Make Up/Hair
Fabrizio Sforza
Nigel Booth
Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
Anthony Minghella

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1997

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Ralph Fiennes
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Kristin Scott Thomas
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Juliette Binoche
Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Ralph Fiennes
Juliette Binoche
Willem Dafoe
Kristin Scott Thomas
Naveen Andrews
Colin Firth
Julian Wadham
Jürgen Prochnow

American Cinema Editors, USA 1997

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Walter Murch

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1997

Won
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
John Seale

Art Directors Guild 1997

Won
Excellence in Production Design Award
Feature Film
Stuart Craig (production designer)
Aurelio Crugnola (art director)

Australian Film Institute 1997

Nominated
Best Foreign Film Award
Saul Zaentz

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1998

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Film

Berlin International Film Festival 1997

Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Actress
Juliette Binoche
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Anthony Minghella

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1996

Won
BSFC Award
Best Cinematography
John Seale

British Society of Cinematographers 1996

Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
John Seale

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 1997

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
Anthony Minghella
Best Screenplay
Anthony Minghella
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture

Cabourg Romantic Film Festival 1997

Won
Best Actress
Juliette Binoche

Casting Society of America, USA 1997

Nominated
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Drama
David Rubin

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1997

Won
CFCA Award
Best Cinematography
John Seale
Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Juliette Binoche
Best Picture

Chlotrudis Awards 1997

Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Supporting Actress
Juliette Binoche
Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Supporting Actor
Naveen Andrews

Cinema Audio Society, USA 1997

Won
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Feature Film
Walter Murch (re-recording mixer)
Mark Berger (re-recording mixer)
David Parker (re-recording mixer)
Christopher Newman (production mixer)

Czech Lions 1998

Nominated
Czech Lion
Best Foreign Language Film (Nejlepsí zahranicní film)
Anthony Minghella

César Awards, France 1998

Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Anthony Minghella

Directors Guild of America, USA 1997

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Anthony Minghella
Franco Ballati (unit production manager) (plaque)
Lynn Kamera (unit production manager) (plaque)
Steve E. Andrews (first assistant director) (plaque)
Emma Schofield (second assistant director) (plaque)

Empire Awards, UK 1998

Won
Empire Award
Best British Director
Anthony Minghella

European Film Awards 1997

Won
European Film Award
Best Actress
Juliette Binoche
Best Cinematographer
John Seale
Nominated
European Film Award
Best Film
Saul Zaentz (producer)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 1997

Won
FFCC Award
Best Cinematography
John Seale

Golden Screen, Germany 1997

Won
Golden Screen

Goya Awards 1998

Nominated
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
USA.

Grammy Awards 1998

Won
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television
Gabriel Yared

Guild of German Art House Cinemas 1997

Won
Guild Film Award - Gold
Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film)
Anthony Minghella

London Critics Circle Film Awards 1998

Won
ALFS Award
British Director of the Year
Anthony Minghella

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1996

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
John Seale
Tied with Chris Menges for Michael Collins (1996).

Mainichi Film Concours 1998

Won
Mainichi Film Concours
Best Foreign Language Film
Anthony Minghella

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 1997

Won
Golden Reel Award
Motion Picture Feature Films: Music Editing

National Board of Review, USA 1996

Won
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actress
Juliette Binoche
Best Supporting Actress
Kristin Scott Thomas
Tied with Juliette Binoche for The English Patient (1996).
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1997

3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Kristin Scott Thomas
Best Cinematography
John Seale

Nikkan Sports Film Awards 1997

Won
Nikkan Sports Film Award
Best Foreign Film

Online Film & Television Association 1997

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Saul Zaentz
Best Drama Picture
Saul Zaentz
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Anthony Minghella
Best Cinematography
John Seale
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Ralph Fiennes
Best Actress
Kristin Scott Thomas
Best Supporting Actress
Juliette Binoche
Best Drama Actor
Ralph Fiennes
Best Drama Actress
Kristin Scott Thomas
Best Director
Anthony Minghella
Best Score
Gabriel Yared
Best Film Editing
Walter Murch
Best Production Design
Stuart Craig (production design)
Aurelio Crugnola (art direction/set decoration)
Stephanie McMillan (set decoration)
Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Giusy Bovino
Louise Constad
Maria Rizzo

PGA Awards 1997

Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Saul Zaentz
Won
Vision Award
Theatrical Motion Pictures
Saul Zaentz

Satellite Awards 1997

Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture Screenplay - Adaptation
Anthony Minghella
Outstanding Original Score
Gabriel Yared
Outstanding Cinematography
John Seale
Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Saul Zaentz
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Ralph Fiennes
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Kristin Scott Thomas
Best Director of a Motion Picture
Anthony Minghella
Outstanding Film Editing
Walter Murch
Outstanding Art Direction
Stuart Craig

Society of Texas Film Critics Awards 1996

Won
STFC Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Anthony Minghella

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 1997

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Anthony Minghella
2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
Ralph Fiennes
Tied with Geoffrey Rush for Shine (1996).
3rd place
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Juliette Binoche

USC Scripter Award 1997

Won
USC Scripter Award
Michael Ondaatje (author/screenwriter)
Anthony Minghella (screenwriter)

Writers Guild of America, USA 1997

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Anthony Minghella

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